First or upper 2nd-class degree in a relevant subject area (or equivalent qualification).
Months of entry
January, December, November, October, September, August, July, June, May, April, March, February
Within the group, funding has been secured from a variety of sources including a range of prestigious research councils and charitable foundations, the European Commission, the European Social Fund, the Department for the Economy (Northern Ireland) and from commercial partners through Co-operative Awards in Science and Technology (CAST) studentships and fully funded studentships.Research within SESRI encompasses three distinct fields: physical activity and health; the social sciences of sport; sports science and medicine. Research in these fields is conducted within 3 discrete research centres.
Sociology of Sport; History of Sport; Gender and Sport; Sport and Exercise Science; Sports Medicine; Rehabilitation Biomechanics; Motor Learning; Sports Psychology.
Information for international students
International students should visit the university's website (http://www.ulster.ac.uk) or contact the university and ask to be sent an international student handbook.
Fees and funding
A number of funded scholarships are available across the University each year for PhD projects. Applications for studentships will be considered on a competitive basis with regard to the candidate's qualifications, skills, experience and interests.
Qualification and course duration
Further details of qualification
Students enrol on a programme of work leading to the degree of PhD or MPhil. Award of the degree is subject to academic progress which is assessed formally throughout the 2-6 year study period, including by formal examination following submission of the thesis.
Course contact details
- Prof Gareth Davison
- +44 28 9036 6664