MASTER OF SCIENCE (EXERCISE AND SPORTS SCIENCE)

Entry Requirements

The common regulations for all Master’s Degrees in the University shall apply.

A holder of a First Class or an Upper Second first degree or its equivalent in a relevant discipline shall be considered. Graduates of Physical Education, Exercise and Sports Science or Recreation and Sports Management as well as those in related fields such as Medicine, Nursing, Nutrition and Special Education shall be considered.

Holders of a relevant Post Graduate Diploma in Sports Administration and Management of Kenyatta University or any other recognized University shall be eligible for admissions to the programme while holders of a Post Graduate Diploma in related disciplines may also be considered.

Duration and Pattern of Study

The Master’s degree shall extend over a minimum period of 18 months.

The degree shall be offered by Coursework, Examination and Thesis.

The coursework shall include lectures, field experiences, practicals, seminar reports and case studies as required in the synopses of particular units.

During the first year of study, students will take ten (10) units.

In the second year of study, students will undertake research work, prepare and present theses for examination.

Program Structure

Academic year

Year 1

Year 2

Total

No. of Units

10

Thesis

10

Semester

Sem 1

Sem 2

   

Unit loads

5

5

   

Course Units

Core units

Unit Code: Title

Sem 1

Sem 2

 

HCU 800: Research Methods

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HCU 801: Statistics

 

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HES 800: Applied Exercise Physiology

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HES 801: Nutrition for Exercise and Sports

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HES 802: Applied Therapeutic Modalities in Exercise and Sports

 

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HES 803: Laboratory Methods in Human Movement and Performance

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HES 804: Exercise in Chronic Diseases

 

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HES 805: Advanced Sports and Exercise Psychology

 

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HES 812: Thesis

   

Electives

NOTE: Each Year Group to take similar electives because of the minimum quorum required for a class. Thus not all units are on offer at any given time

 

HES 806: Pharmacology in Sport and Exercise

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HES 807: Exercise and Sports in Disability

 

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HES 808: Sports Performance & Ergogenic Aids

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HES 809: Prevention and Management of Athletes’ Medical Conditions

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HES 810: Health and Exercise Physiology Practicum

 

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