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

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

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

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Full time


1 year

Start date


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.

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.

Most PG courses start 5th October.


This module is designed to prepare MRes students to conduct research that uses quantitative statistics. Throughout the module, you will learn the underlying theory of statistical testing and apply it to real-world data sets, using a range of approaches. You will gain the necessary skills to manage large datasets and organise the information in an understandable way. Collectively, you will enhance your ability to critically appraise quantitative approaches to research and independently apply statistical techniques to answer a research question.

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 (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.