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Sport and Exercise Sciences (MRes)

University of Chester

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  • Qualification

    MRes - Master of Research

  • Location

    Parkgate Road Campus

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    OCT-22

  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary

Our MRes in Sport and Exercise Sciences is an innovative opportunity for you to engage in a substantive individual research project with personal supervision and targeted research training.

Course overview

Our MRes in Sport and Exercise Sciences is an innovative opportunity for you to engage in a substantive individual research project with personal supervision and targeted research training. The aim is to give you a supportive environment in which to develop and utilise your research skills in specific areas of interest.

Why study this course with us?

You will be taught and supervised by experienced, research-active staff. A large proportion of their research is internationally recognised and has direct impact with real-world practice (i.e., performance, health policy, teaching). Many staff are also engaged with external partners, including sport’s governing bodies, professional sports clubs, and health trusts, which provide applied and research opportunities for students.

The above features ensure that you will be provided with appropriate research and applied training that aims to enhance your employability.

Assessment

You will be assessed via written assessments and oral presentations for taught modules, and via a literature review, journal article and oral presentation for the research project. Note there are no formal examinations.

Contact hours are 200 hours’ study per taught module, including 40 hours’ contact time; and 1,400 hours’ study for the research project, including 40 hours’ tutor contact.

Job prospects

Graduates have gone on to roles in applied sport science, teaching and further postgraduate study (i.e., PhD).

Tuition fees

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(international fees)

£ 13,308per 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

    72nd

  • 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

    25th out of 85 3

  • Entry standards

    / Max 203
    129 59%

    37th

    4
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    70.0 70%

    24th

    3
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.44 89%

    4th

    7

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