Edge Hill University

Edge Hill University

Sports Therapy

This programme combines taught modules and independent study to offer students in sports therapy the opportunity to develop specialist, in-depth knowledge within a sporting context; this might include, for example, epidemiology, (p)rehabilitation of sporting injuries, or interventions to prevent injury; learners are immersed in research training and develop a research proposal prior to undertaking in-depth and extended research in a specific area of sports therapy of choice; an innovative student-led approach means the individual research interests are truly at the heart of studying for this MRes award.

Entry requirements

A 1st or a 2.1 Honours degree; in exceptional circumstances, students with a 2.2 Honours degree and demonstrable knowledge of their subject matter may be admitted at the department�s discretion; a sufficient command of the English language is required to complete the programme satisfactorily and to prepare and defend thesis. Applicants whose native language is not English, or who originate from countries whose national language is not English, are required to demonstrate English language proficiency to a minimum standard of IELTS 7.0 or equivalent; each applicant are required to submit a research proposal of approximately 1,000 words detailing the focus of their studies and demonstrating their enthusiasm and commitment towards the proposed subject; a formal registration interview or viva are held for each candidate.

Course modules

Modules: research methodologies; research proposal; research dissemination; dissertation.

Assessment methods

Presentations, practical examinations and vivas, dissertation.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MRes Full-time £ 4,680 per Academic year (home fees) 1 years
MRes Full-time £ 12,000 per Academic year (overseas fees) 1 years
MRes Part-time £ 26 per Credit module (home fees) 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Ormskirk Campus Ormskirk L39 4QP North West

Key information

Telephone number: 
01695 575171