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Sociology of Sport and Exercise MSc

University of Chester

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  • Qualification

    MSc - Master of Science

  • Location

    Parkgate Road Campus

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    OCT-22

  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary

Students studying this course will be better prepared to understand the place sport and exercise have within society and apply this to a range of vocational careers in the field.

Course overview

The sociology of sport and exercise is an increasingly important discipline in understanding sport, exercise, and wider fields such as health. Students studying this course will be better prepared to understand the place sport and exercise have within society and apply this to a range of vocational careers in the field.

Why study this course with us?

Our MSc in the Sociology of Sport and Exercise is taught by academic staff in the Department of Sport and Exercise Sciences, whose commitment to research-informed teaching makes the course academically rigorous while creating a relaxed learning environment that the students find enjoyable.

Our graduates have gone on to pursue successful careers including teaching in further/higher education institutions; full-time funded doctoral research; working with local, national and international sports organisations; research and consultancy; physical education teaching; and working in the health and fitness industry.

Assessment

Assessment involves 100% coursework and takes the form of essays, individual presentations, poster presentations, and a research dissertation.

Full-time students have six hours’ contact time per week, plus additional student tutorials. You will also be expected to engage in up to 20 hours’ private study per week.

Job prospects

Our graduates have gone on to pursue careers including teaching in further/higher education institutions; full-time funded doctoral research; working with local, national and international sports organisations; research and consultancy; physical education teaching; and working in the health and fitness industry.

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

£ 13,450per 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 Chester

  • University League Table

    60th

  • Campus address

    University of Chester, Parkgate Road, Chester, Cheshire, CH1 4BJ, England

A beautiful, historic and exciting city lies at the heart of the student experience. Chester offers a welcoming community with plenty to keep students busy.
With over 15,000 students from 130 countries, Chester provides a vibrant, diverse and safe location for an ever-growing number of international students.
International students can choose from over 200 courses across all levels, all with an emphasis on how practical learning increases employability prospects.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    69th out of 105 15

    60th out of 86 35

  • Entry standards

    / Max 212
    117 55%

    53rd

    8
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    54.0 54%

    41st

    12
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.61 72%

    76th

    45
  • Entry standards

    / Max 203
    123 59%

    52nd

    15
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    58.0 58%

    54th

    30
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.94 79%

    39th

    35

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