Taught course

Sport and Exercise Science

University of Brighton · School of Sport and Health Sciences

Entry requirements

Degree and experience

You will normally require a first degree, minimum 2:1, in sport and exercise science, or a relevant science-based degree such as medicine, biomedical sciences, physiology, biological science, or health science. Equivalent overseas qualifications will be accepted.

If you do not have the minimum qualifications you may be considered if you can demonstrate appropriate background and foundation knowledge by other means. In these circumstances you may be interviewed so we can evidence:

  • sustained and substantial work in a field cognate to the degree at an appropriate level
  • your ability to undertake, write up and present at honours level research study
  • an appropriate level of understanding of research methods
  • your ability for effective independent study and effective communication.

Months of entry


Course content

This new course offers a unique opportunity to develop your knowledge, skills and expertise within sport and exercise science at MRes level in the UK.

On our MRes course, you will join one of our vibrant and internationally renowned sport and exercise-based research groups to study current research topics.

You will have full access to our teaching laboratories which are accredited by the British Association of Sport and Exercise Sciences (BASES) and will be able to register on the BASES Supervised Experience Scheme to achieve personal accreditation.

You will work with a committed team of lecturers and researchers in a supportive, lively, highly interactive and nurturing learning environment to foster a positive learning experience.

Students on our long-standing postgraduate taught programmes report extremely high levels of satisfaction.

On completion of the MRes you will have a comprehensive foundation for further postgraduate study at doctoral level and high-level research-based and research-informed practice.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MRes
    part time
    24 to 72 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
    full time
    12 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

Course enquiries
01273 644644