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Sport, Exercise and Health Sciences PhD

Loughborough University

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  • Qualification

    PhD/DPhil - Doctor of Philosophy

  • Location

    Loughborough University

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    JUL-21, OCT-21

  • Duration

    3 years

Course summary

Our world-leading School of Sport, Exercise and Health Sciences is renowned for fundamental and applied research which supports knowledge advancement and informs the practice of organisations worldwide.

We have extensive links and research contracts with industry and education partners, and with sport and health organisations. Together, our research activity encompasses a broad range of social and natural sciences within the themes of:

performance in sport
lifestyle for health and wellbeing
participation in sport and exercise.

Our staff are renowned internationally for the quality of their teaching and research, which has influenced policy and practice around the world. 100% of our research impact was rated as ‘world-leading’ or ‘internationally excellent’ in the latest Research Excellence Framework (REF 2014) and we have been ranked first in the world for sports-related subjects for the fourth year in a row by the QS World University Rankings by Subject (2017, 2018, 2019 and 2020). Our research and our academics also regularly see us making headlines and appearing in the media, such is our prominence in the fields of health, sport, exercise and biomedical science.

We have extensive state-of-the-art facilities, including within the National Centre for Sport and Exercise Medicine – East Midlands (NCSEM-EM), to give you advanced skills and techniques to conduct leading research. Our facilities cover:

physiology, nutrition and biochemistry
psychology
human biology
sports policy and management
physical activity and health
biomechanics
physical education

Our expertise, combined with ongoing investment in buildings, laboratories and equipment make our School a stimulating and multidisciplinary environment in which to undertake your research.

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
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£ 24,100per year

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

University information

Loughborough University

  • University League Table

    6th

  • Campus address

    Loughborough University, Loughborough, Leicestershire, LE11 3TU, England

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    6th out of 84 2

  • Entry standards

    / Max 203
    154 77%

    13th

    6
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    84 84%

    4th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.23 85%

    25th

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