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Master's in Research: Sport, Health and Applied Science MRes

Master's in Research: Sport, Health and Applied Science MRes

Key information

Qualification type

MRes - Master of Research

Subject areas

Applied Sciences Health Studies Sports / Movement Science Research Methods (Science)

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. We provide a range of opportunities to work closely with world-leading researchers from our Faculty in areas such as: Sports and Exercise Sciences, Psychology, Genetics, Health Sciences, Physics, Strength and Conditioning, Sports Rehabilitation and Nutrition. The degree 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 rare opportunity to complete a collaborative project in an applied research environment. 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.

Different course options

Full time | St Mary's University, Twickenham | 1 year | SEP

Study mode

Full time


1 year

Start date



The module aims to increase awareness of research paradigms that are prevalent in applied research. This awareness is raised through the study, and critical evaluation, of the research philosophies and methods of qualitative and quantitative research. In addition, the module aims to develop an appreciation of ethical dilemmas through the discussion of qualitative and quantitative research methods.

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

For this course (per year)


Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)


Entry requirements

Students should have an 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.

University information

St Mary’s University is located in the leafy London borough of Richmond-upon-Thames, just 30 minutes by train to central London and minutes from the banks of the river. Founded in 1850 on Catholic values, it has a well-established history in teaching theology, education and sport. St Mary’s offers a wide range of full time and part-time postgraduate courses that are internationally recognised. Ofsted rating the Primary and Secondary Teacher...more