Candidates seeking admission to the degree of MPhil or MPhil with possibility of transfer to PhD will normally be required to hold a first or upper second class honours degree of a university, or any other institution of higher education in the UK with degree-awarding powers or a qualification which is regarded by Anglia Ruskin as equivalent to a first or upper second class honours degree.
Months of entry
January, October, June, April
Pursue original research in physiology, psychology, biomechanics or coaching/pedagogy, in highly-equipped surroundings with an innovative, expert team.
The Sport and Exercise Sciences Research Group (SESRG) brings together expertise in physiology, psychology, biomechanics and coaching/pedagogy. Specialists from these disciplines collaborate on projects within four broad categories: athlete performance; recreational-based sport and exercise; health-based exercise; judo-based research. Within this innovative and highly productive research environment we can provide you with supervision in a wide range of research topics, in well-equipped surroundings.
We host research seminars, conferences and workshops to aid knowledge-sharing and you’ll be part of a supportive postgraduate community encompassing many specialisms.
As an indication of activity within the department, here’s a brief overview of our current research projects:
- Nitrate and VO2
- Bicarbonate and VO2
- Stroke volume and menstrual function
- Visual search and anxiety in sport
- Visual impairment and adaptive gait
- Mobile multivariable physiological monitors and sporting performance
- Temporal analysis of lightweight women's Judo
- Understanding the coach-athlete relationship
If you've already conducted research and published work that demonstrates an independent and original contribution to knowledge in this field of you may wish to apply for a PhD by Published Work.
Information for international students
To apply for our postgraduate Research Degrees, students from outside the European Union require a minimum IELTS score of 6.5 (or equivalent test score). For more information on international entry requirements please visit our International Student webpages.
Fees and funding
Aside from self-funding or funding by your employer, charities and trusts (competitively sought after, as are Research Council Awards), career, graduate, and professional study loans may be available. Visit: www.family-action.org.uk for information on educational trusts, or www.direct.gov.uk for bank loans at competitive rates. Alternatively, visit your local high-street bank for more information.
Qualification and course duration
Course contact details
- Faculty of Science & technology Admissions Team
- 0845 271 3333