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MPhil/PhD/MSc by Research Sport and Health Sciences

University of Exeter

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  • Qualification

    PhD/DPhil - Doctor of Philosophy

  • Location

    St Luke's Campus

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP-21, JAN-22

  • Duration

    4 years

Course summary

Sport and Health Sciences at the University of Exeter has a long-standing and international reputation for leading research in the field. Our world-renowned academics are recognised for their groundbreaking and innovative work within the academic community, and are also highly sought after by leading sports professionals and teams.

Our friendly, intimate academic community provides a truly supportive environment for our staff and students that fosters a vibrant research culture. We are continually evolving to ensure we remain at the forefront of pioneering research areas, but without losing the inclusive atmosphere that allows our academics to truly flourish. We have also enhanced our academic team with additional research staff who are distinguished worldwide for their studies.

We attract significant funding from UK Research Councils (including MRC, EPSRC, ESRC, and Royal Society), The National Institute of Health Research (Health Technology Assessment) the commercial sector (including Glaxo Smith-Kline, Unilever and Kellogg’s); and from sporting bodies (including UK Sport, UK Athletics, Manchester United Football Club and the Rugby Football Union).

Our research students have:

  • presented their work to international conferences and published in peer-reviewed journals prior to graduation;
  • won numerous international and national awards for research excellence;
  • all moved into full-time employment on graduation;
  • work in universities all over the UK as well as in Australia, Hong Kong, Malaysia, Mexico, Portugal, Singapore and the USA.

Research overview

  • Children’s health and exercise
  • Integrative physiology
  • Human movement science
  • Physical activity and health across the lifespan

Careers

Sport and Health Sciences at the University of Exeter has an excellent reputation with employers and our graduates are extremely competitive in the employment market. Whatever path you want to follow after graduation, you will be well-placed for careers in a number of employment sectors including academia, sport, exercise, leisure management and consultancy, health promotion, finance and marketing.

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

£ 21,900per year

Tuition fees shown are for indicative purposes and may vary. Please check with the institution for most up to date details.

University information

University of Exeter

  • University League Table

    13th

  • Campus address

    University of Exeter, Northcote House, The Queen's Drive, Exeter, Devon, EX4 4QJ, England

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    10th out of 35 6

    6th out of 85 1

  • Entry standards

    / Max 239
    188 78%

    11th

    1
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    100.0 100%

    1st

    20
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.21 84%

    13th

    8
  • Entry standards

    / Max 203
    163 74%

    7th

    5
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    78.0 78%

    11th

    9
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.25 85%

    22nd

    9

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