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Professional Doctorate in Applied Sport and Exercise Science

Liverpool John Moores University

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  • Qualification

    Professional Doctorate

  • Location

    Liverpool John Moores University, Liverpool

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    JAN-22

  • Duration

    2 years

Course summary

About this course

LJMU's Professional Doctorate in Applied Sport and Exercise Science enables you to create and interpret new knowledge associated with your own professional practice.

  • Designed to support the creation and interpretation of new professional practice in your own area
  • Enjoy high quality supervision on this programme which is underpinned by high-grade research
  • Go on to work with elite athletes or take up a position in physical activity promotion, education, teaching or research
  • Work closely with academic staff who are leaders in their research field and experts in training

Applied Sport and Exercise Science is an established discipline with growing possibilities for qualified professionals.

Opportunities for professional training at doctoral level are increasingly important for vocational careers within sport and exercise. This doctorate facilitates the creation and interpretation of new professional knowledge.

To obtain the award you will need to complete a related Masters programme or MPhil and spend two or more years acquiring a range of supervised skills connected with applied research.

The programme is underpinned by a strong focus on equipping future Applied Sport and Exercise Scientists for a range of professional scenarios associated with problem solving.

You will develop your skills as a research practitioner, more specifically the ability to complete research projects in the real world. You will also demonstrate that you have the generic professional skills required to be an Applied Sport and Exercise Scientist through your own work-based learning experiences, taught sessions on the programme and extensive supervision.

Assessment

How learning is monitored on your programme

To cater for the wide-ranging content of our courses and the varied learning preferences of our students, we offer a range of assessment methods on each programme. Assessment techniques vary from module to module to reflect relevant assessment approaches and the key learning points of each topic.

Assessment on this course includes: a professional training audit, a systematic review, scientific and professional reports, reflections and a viva voce exam at the end of the programme.

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

£ 16,100per year

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

University information

Liverpool John Moores University

  • University League Table

    66th

  • Campus address

    Liverpool John Moores University, Egerton Court (Headquarters), 2 Rodney Street, Liverpool, Liverpool, L1 2UA, England

A globally respected university with staff and students from over 100 countries.
Access to a superb careers programme, developed in partnership with FTSE 100 companies and leading businesses.
All LJMU international students are guaranteed place in high-quality, university-approved accommodation within the heart of the city.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    9th out of 84 2

  • Entry standards

    / Max 203
    157 79%

    11th

    4
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    73 73%

    27th

    1
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.09 82%

    49th

    19

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