Entry requirements

Applicants are normally required to have at least a 2:1 degree at undergraduate level, or a Master's degree.

Months of entry

January, October, July, April

Course content

The School of Sport, Exercise and Health Sciences is a large, vibrant international research community of approximately 90 members of academic staff and more than 120 students studying for an MPhil or PhD.

Staff within the School are renowned internationally for the quality of their teaching and research, which has influenced policy and practice around the world. Knowledge gained from our research underpins the teaching and variety of learning experiences offered through the School’s comprehensive range of postgraduate taught and research degrees.

Our staff expertise, combined with on-going investment in buildings, teaching facilities, laboratories and equipment, makes the School of Sport, Exercise and Health Sciences a stimulating, multidisciplinary environment in which to study.

Our aim is to increase knowledge, skills and experience in sport, exercise and health sciences through internationally excellent research in the themes of Performance, Lifestyle and Participation. We have extensive links and research contracts with industry and education partners as well as with sport and health organisations.

Department specialisms

Sports Performance, Lifestyle for Health and Wellbeing, Participation in Sport and Exercise

Information for international students

Please see the English language requirements.

Fees and funding

Please see the funding page for more details.

Qualification and course duration


full time
36 months
part time
60 months


part time
36 months
full time
24 months

Course contact details

Postgraduate Research Office
+44 (0)1509 226323