Research course

Physical Education and Sports Studies

Newman University · Department of PE and Sports Studies

Entry requirements

PE/Sport related 2.1 degree or equivalent.

MPhil / PhD PE and/or Sport Science

Months of entry

January, September, April

Course content

The Physical Education and Sports Studies subject area is among the most active and successful research groups at Newman University. There is a strong research ethos within the subject area with a highly committed team of early career and more experienced researchers. All staff are encouraged and supported to pursue research in line with the institutional strategy.

The scholarly work of this enthusiastic research team involves a range of topics related to physical education and sports studies. In recent years, this research has resulted in a range of outcomes including publications in peer-reviewed journals, chapters in edited books and presentations at international conferences. The research group has established collaborative research initiatives with academics from other universities, local authorities, businesses, and national governing bodies of sport.

Information for international students

International credit-based course linked to European Credit Transfer Scheme. Degree verification can be obtained from NARIC (National Academic Recognition Information Centre) on UK 0870 9904088 or email Further information can be obtained from their website English language proficiency certificate required.

Fees and funding


Qualification and course duration


full time
36 months
part time
72 months


part time
48 months
full time
24 months

Course contact details

Dr Lorayne Woodfield
0121 476 1181 (Ext. 2269)