Applicants should normally have a good honours degree (at least 2.2) in an appropriate subject, or a degree plus experience, or additional acceptable qualifications. Applicants with extensive relevant experience in an appropriate field and evidence of an academic contribution to that field will also be considered.
Months of entry
This course is designed to prepare you for playing a leading role in the growth areas of sport and exercise. It stresses the relationship between theory and its professional application, and aims to develop knowledge, skills and expertise in a range of sport and exercise disciplines.
You are encouraged to develop your own programme of study by selecting modules which have particular relevance to your professional, academic and personal goals.
What you study
Teaching is informed and underpinned by current research, which can be categorised broadly into four groups: physiology, biomechanics, psychology and sociology.
How you learn
You develop the necessary comprehension and critical understanding of theories, techniques and methodologies appropriate to research and advanced scholarship using practical sessions, workshops, laboratories, tutorials, seminars and research projects
How you are assessed
Assessment methods include assignments, data-based evaluation, presentations, laboratory reports, critical reviews, case study and other research reports, original research and examinations.
Graduates go on to varied careers, including sports management, coaching, consultancy and academia.
Information for international students
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Fees and funding
For information on funding please visit our website
Qualification and course duration
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Course contact details
- Postgraduate Admissions, Social Sciences, Business and Law
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