University of Chester

University of Chester

Sport and Exercise Sciences

The purpose of the programme is to provide students with the skills and knowledge to undertake academic research in their chosen discipline. The disciplines currently offered under this scheme are: cardiovascular disease, cancer biology, diabetes, immunology, inflammation, mathematical modelling, sports physiology. Students will complete 2 appropriate taught modules providing formal research methods training and practical skills training. Students will then complete a substantial research project which will be assessed through the production of a review paper and research paper based on their research.

Entry requirements

Minimum lower 2nd Class Honours degree in a discipline appropriate to their intended area of research; applicants shall also satisfy the requirements for English Language, where English is not their first language: IELTS 6.5 (with no less than 5.5 in any band) or TOEFL 575 (or 90 for the internet-based test) is the minimum requirement.

Assessment methods

Assessment methods include written assignments (or equivalent) and a research project.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MRes Full-time September 2016 - 12 months
MRes Part-time September 2016 - 24 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Parkgate Road Campus Chester CH1 4BJ North West

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