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Sport and Exercise Science (MRes)

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Full time | Hope Park | 12 months | OCT

Study mode

Full time


12 months

Start date


Key information

Qualification type

MRes - Master of Research

Subject areas

Sports / Movement Science

Course type


Course Summary


Our Masters degree in Sport and Exercise Science syllabus is formulated to foster independent, problem-solving individuals who are critical, analytical and resilient to the challenges of the research and applied environment.

It will provide students with a comprehensive experience of the research domain whilst developing specific technical competencies and applied skills in the core disciplines of biomechanics, physiology and psychology (including motor control).

What can I do with a Sport and Exercise degree?

A Masters in Sport & Exercise Science is ideal for those who are interested in pursuing careers in the following areas:

Sport science support
Public health
Sports coaching & personal training
Further research and academia


As a student, you will have full access to the multi-million pound, state-of-the-art Health Science Building and Sports Complex, incorporating a running track, dedicated research space and teaching laboratories.

This facility houses state-of-the-art equipment; where students can learn to conduct complete physiological, psychological and biomechanical profiles of human subjects using breath-by-breath expired gas analysis, blood analysis, body composition analysis (via the DEXA), eye-tracking, electromyography and human movement analysis.


This programme will prepare students for a wide array of careers in the diverse and expanding field of Sport and Exercise Science. The course will form an excellent basis to further develop practical research and applied practice skills in a chosen area of study. This will enable progression on to further academic research study or teaching as well as the opportunity to move in to a wide array of employment positions across the Sport and Exercise Science domain, including professional sports and agencies, local authorities and health providers.

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

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Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)


International fees
Course fees for non-UK / EU students

For this course (per year)


Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)


Entry requirements

First Class or Upper Second Class Honours Degree in a relevant subject such as Sports & Exercise Science, Nutrition or similar. Applications may still be considered from those who do not have a relevant qualification.

University information

Liverpool Hope University is set across two green campuses: Hope Park, just four miles from Liverpool city centre, and the Creative Campus, close to the city centre. There is also a small residential campus at Aigburth Park. Over the last 10 years, there has been a significant investment in buildings and equipment of over £76 million. Each year over 1,000 postgraduate students choose to study a range of postgraduate taught, research and PGCE...more

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