Research course

Socio-Cultural Studies of Sport and Exercise MRes

University of Worcester · Institute of Sport and Exercise Science

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Entry requirements

Applicants are expected to have a First or Second Class Honours Degree or equivalent award in an appropriate discipline or have appropriate research or professional experience which has resulted in appropriate evidence of achievement.

Months of entry

January, September

Course content

The Masters by Research in Socio-Cultural Studies of Sport and Exercise is an advanced postgraduate degree which can either be taken as a stand-alone qualification or as progression route into doctoral research.

The programme aims to prepare students:

  • for doctoral level study;
  • to engage in a career in socio-cultural research in a HE or industrial context;
  • to meet the global need for highly trained individuals who can make informed decisions on future research directions;
  • to think independently and develop a critical approach to the analysis of data and interpretation of published research.

Information for international students

International applicants will also be required to demonstrate that they have the appropriate level of written and spoken English (normally IELTS score of 6.5 with a minimum score of 6 in written English).

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

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

Course contact details

Research School
01905 542182