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Master by Research: Sport, Health and Applied Science MRes

Master by Research: Sport, Health and Applied Science MRes

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Full time | St Mary's University, Twickenham | 1 year | 03-OCT-22

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Full time


1 year

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Key information

Qualification type

MRes - Master of Research

Subject areas

Sports / Movement Science Applied Sciences Health Studies

Course type


Course Summary

The MRes in Sport, Health and Applied Science is a unique opportunity for you to undertake a Master’s degree, with a specific research focus.

Why study Master's in Research: Sport, Health and Applied Science?

The programme is a one year (full-time) or two year (part-time) course that aims to provide research-orientated training in a vibrant educational environment.

The master will be ideal for you if you have completed an undergraduate research project and have an interest in developing your research ideas in collaboration with a selected supervisor. If you have a long-term interest in completing a PhD or pursuing a career in research you will benefit from undertaking this MRes programme.

We have a number of established research relationships with professional organisations, clinics and businesses. These connections can provide some MRes students with the opportunity to complete a collaborative project in an applied research environment.

Assessment methods

You will be assessed in ways that reflect the requirements of researchers in the real world. Methods of assessment include written reviews and reports, data analysis tasks, journal article reviews and research proposals.

Career opportunities

By completing the MRes programme you will have a wealth of career opportunities open to you.

Graduates of this programme have gone on to study for a PhD in a range of scientific disciplines, lecture in further or higher education or apply their research skills in industry.


The aim of this module is to produce an original and substantial piece of research drawing on the knowledge and understanding, and the skills accumulated over the course of the MRes. When presenting their research findings, students should demonstrate a deep understanding of a range of research methods. They will be able to catalogue the systematic analysis and critical evaluation of the work of other researchers in the field. They will consider and manage the ethical implications and expectations of a research project(s). Finally, it will provide them with a deep understanding and an appreciation of the research presentation modes available to disseminate research findings.

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Entry requirements

Students should have an (2:2) Upper second class degree (or equivalent) in a related field. Related fields include sport science, physical education, sport rehabilitation and physiotherapy. Applicants with other appropriate qualifications or experience will be considered.