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Full time | Clifton Campus | 1 year | 26-SEP-22

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Full time


1 year

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Key information

Qualification type

MRes - Master of Research

Subject areas

Physiology (Human) Sports Physiotherapy Sports / Movement Science

Course type


Course Summary

Develop your expertise primarily within the area of sport and exercise physiology.

Current practical, technical and research skills are embedded in the course to reflect the needs of sport-related careers and industry. You will develop a range of practical and empirical skills that are transferable across industry, sport and health sectors. Your focus will be on developing research expertise for a project conducted over the entire year of study, that you will submit and publish.

You'll learn a strong complement of applied and research skills, balanced with how to communicate key information to relevant sport industry partners. Skills needed if you want to work in industry or to go gain a PhD.

How you’re taught

Teaching methods

  • seminars
  • lectures
  • laboratories
  • one-to-one with your research project supervisor


  • formal reports
  • job application and interview
  • oral presentations
  • poster presentations
  • presenting your findings in the format of a journal article.

Careers and employability

Graduates of the Exercise Physiology Masters have pursued careers in sports marketing and management, sports injury and rehabilitation and sport psychology research. Employers have included Manchester United FC, Northumbria University, Institute of Youth Sport, Kings College and English Institute of Sport.

This degree can provide a platform for students who are considering a PhD, and want to gain further experience and relevant qualifications before committing to a research degree.


You will learn how to design and conduct a research project including a proposal, ethical approval, methodological design and writing for publications. You will develop your skills in the use of software packages for statistical analysis of data and be introduced to qualitative data analysis.

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Entry requirements

Students should have a UK honours degree (minimum 2.1) in a sport science related subject including biology and biochemistry. Students with relevant employment experience or other relevant qualifications will also be considered.

University information

Nottingham Trent University (NTU) is one of the biggest and most popular universities in the UK offering a number of benefits for postgraduate students. The University offers a variety of taught postgraduate courses and a wide range of research degree options across their eight academic schools. There are many types of postgraduate study on offer including taught postgraduate courses, professional courses and research degrees. Whether you...more

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