Research course

Sport and Physical Activity

Sheffield Hallam University · Faculty Health and Wellbeing

Entry requirements

Please contact the relevant research area or centre to enquire about the entry requirements for this MPhil. Where English is not your first language, you must also show evidence of English language ability.

All applicants must submit a completed postgraduate application form including a 1500 word research proposal.

You are encouraged to find out more about our staff and their current research to inform the development of your research proposal and to ensure it aligns with our research themes. Find out more about the University’s research areas and staff or search for members of staff by keyword.

Months of entry


Course content

    • Develop specialist research knowledge and skills
    • Complete an independent research programme
    • Acquire a range of high-level transferable skills
    • Supervision by active researchers
    • Benefit from joining a vibrant Postgraduate research community
    • You’ll receive research methods training and develop specialist research skills equipping you to undertake an independent programme of research. You’ll receive supervision from a team of active researchers working within our Sport & Physical Activity Research Centre.
    • The impact of our research is recognised as world leading or internationally excellent in the recent Research Excellence Framework 2021.

Information for international students

This course is not open to international students who require a Tier 4 (General) student visa to study in the UK. If you are an international applicant but do not require a Tier 4 (General) student visa, email our Admissions Team to find out whether you’re eligible to apply.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MPhil
    full time
    24 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
    part time
    36 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

Faculty of Health and Wellbeing
+44 (0)114 225 5555