Research course

Sport and Exercise (various specialisms)

University of Wolverhampton · Research Centre for Sport, Exercise and Performance

Entry requirements

You will need a good degree in a related subject (2:1 or above). We will consider applicants who haveother qualifications or experience, equivalent to degree level. Applicants from overseas should also have a good standard of written and spoken English (normally IELTS 6.5)

Months of entry


Course content

The MRes (Sport) aims to develop you as a reflective, evidence-based practitioner and researcher. There is an emphasis on student-led research and modules focused on the application of research to applied or work settings.

You will develop advanced research skills including problem-solving, reflective practice and the ability to critically interpret and apply evidence. You will be supported by a supervisor throughout your studies to develop your research skills and their application, and in identifying how your professional profile can be best applied within a changing vocational market.

The MRes is available in:

  • Sport and Exercise Science
  • Sports Studies
  • Sports Coaching
  • Physical Activity, Exercise and Health
  • Physical Education

with supervision in the above subject areas being matched to available staff expertise

Information for international students

You must have a good standard of written and spoken English (normally IELTS 6.5). Visit our website

Fees and funding

UK students
International students

Qualification and course duration


part time
24 months
full time
12 months

Course contact details

0800 953 3222