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Sport and Exercise Physiology MRes

Key information

Qualification type

MRes - Master of Research

Subject areas

Physiology (Human) Sports / Movement Science

Course type


Course Summary

This programme has been designed provide students with the opportunity to develop a critical understanding of the principles and application of research design and analytical methods relevant to the scientific study of the physiology of sport and exercise. The programme facilitates the integration of theory and professional practice, and throughout the programme the research process and emphasis on student autonomy of learning become increasingly important. You may have the opportunity to prepare for the British Association of Sport and Exercise Sciences (BASES) supervisory experience training, which is normally a pre-requisite of the Association's professional accreditation. Students can exit at Postgraduate Certificate level.

Different course options

Full time | Bangor University | 1 year | SEP-19

Study mode

Full time


1 year

Start date



This module explores the theoretical basis of aging on several physiological systems of the body, as well as the utilisation of exercise to treat a variety of pathological conditions. Students will be given opportunities to develop key practical skills in clinical exercise testing according to current guidelines. Students will also gain insights about cardiovascular disease in the general population and in patients with inflammatory autoimmune disease. Additional practical sessions will help students explore techniques used for blood vessel imaging in cardiovascular research. This is semester 1 and 2 module.

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

For this course (per year)


Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)


International fees
Course fees for non-UK / EU students

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Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)


Entry requirements

Applicants need at least a 2.2 honours degree (or equivalent) in a relevant subject. Students with a degree from a different academic area may also be considered. Working professionals with non-graduate qualifications will be assessed on an individual basis.

Department profile

If you are looking for a Sport Science Masters degree with inspirational teaching from world-class researchers that will enhance your employability, explore your options at Bangor. In the most recent UK-wide Research Excellence ratings (2014), Bangor’s School of Sport, Health and Exercise Sciences (SHES) was rated 7th in the UK, just behind King’s College London and just ahead of Loughborough! The staff in SHES pride themselves on producing...more

University information

Located in North Wales, between the mountains and the sea, Bangor University offers postgraduate degrees within three colleges: Arts, Humanities and Business Environmental Sciences and Engineering Human Sciences Known for its research work, Bangor is renowned in particular for its research into industries like accounting, electronic engineering, sports science and psychology. In fact, the last Research Excellence Framework (REF,...more

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