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:

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