Performance Analysis - MSc/PgD/PgC

Cardiff Metropolitan University

Program Description

Performance Analysis - MSc/PgD/PgC

Cardiff Metropolitan University

​The university has a unique Centre of Performance Analysis and leads the world in this field. This programme, the first postgraduate degree in Performance Analysis in the world, is designed to meet the growing demand for performance analysis. The programme prepares skilled and experienced analysts with sound scientific principles on which to base their work. The programme offers students the opportunity to develop their understanding of the theory behind their analyses, to gain experience of elite performance and the coaching process and feedback to enable them to apply their knowledge and skills to a variety of contexts. This programme is unique in its combination of theoretical ideas, practical experience and exposure to the growing spectrum of commercial hardware and software. Opportunities for work experience are also offered and contribute towards the degree.

Employability & Careers

Due to the demands of National Governing Bodies, satellite and terrestrial TV companies, soccer clubs, rugby clubs, Welsh Institute of Sport, the English Institutes (regional centres) of Sport there has been an increase in the range of career opportunities in the field of performance analysis. This programme prepares students for a range of analysis careers in the sports industry, particularly work which takes place with elite performers.


The assessment is a rich mixture of practical evidence of absorbing the content, embracing presentations, edited video, experimental essays, reports, and critical reviews.

Selection Procedure:

Students are normally selected on the basis of their formal application, curriculum vitae, on occasion an interview may be required.

This school offers programs in:
  • English

Last updated July 14, 2015
Duration & Price
This course is Campus based
Start Date
Start date
Aug. 2016
24 - 60 months
Part time
Full time
4,500 GBP
Start date Aug. 2016
United Kingdom Cardiff, Wales
Application deadline Request Info
End date Request Info
Duration 24 - 60 months
Price 4,500 GBP
- Home/EU, 11,500 GBP - International (full-time)