Entry requirements

A UK honours degree (minimum 2.1) or equivalent in sport science or a relevant discipline such as psychology. Applicants with relevant employment experience or qualifications will also be considered. International students need IELTS 6.5 (with minimum of 5.5 in reading, listening, speaking and writing).

Months of entry


Course content

MRes in Sport Science provides a research-based postgraduate degree that is well-balanced and provides complementary taught modules as well as the flexibility to develop a specific area of expertise in any sub-discipline of sport science including:

The University's School of Science and Technology has strong ties to national and international sporting bodies and institutions throughout the sporting community. These include:

  • Professional Football Clubs
  • England Hockey
  • Holme Pierrepont National Watersports Centre
  • the British Association of Sport and Exercise Sciences
  • the British Olympic Association.

Information for international students

Please visit www.ntu.ac.uk/international for more information.

Fees and funding

Find out more about scholarships, bursaries and other funding opportunities at www.ntu.ac.uk/satfees.

Qualification and course duration


full time
12 months
part time
24 months

Course contact details

Admissions Team
+44(0)115 848 8351