University of Wolverhampton

University of Wolverhampton

Sport and Exercise

The MRes Sport & Exercise course aims to develop you as a researcher and reflective, evidence-based practitioner within your specialist area of sport, exercise or coaching. There is an emphasis on student-led research and modules focused on the application of research within both laboratory and applied settings. You will develop advanced research skills including laboratory and applied techniques, problem-solving, reflective practice and the ability to critically analyse, interpret and apply evidence. You will be supported by a supervisor throughout your studies to develop your research skills and their application, and in identifying how your professional profile can be best applied within a changing vocational market.

Entry requirements

Master of Research - MRes: You will need a good degree in a related subject (normally 2:1 or above). We will consider applicants who have other qualifications or experience, equivalent to degree level. You will need to supply evidence in the personal statement on the application form that demonstrates your suitability for the MRes Sport & Exercise. The statement should indicate your reasons for studying the MRes, an appropriate area of research you wish to pursue on the course and other relevant education and work experience. Please access the following for further information about writing your personal statement. Offers made will be subject to receipt of a suitable reference. Please note those receiving an offer of a place on the course will be subsequently required to meet a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) Check. Applicants from overseas should also have a good standard of written and spoken English (normally IELTS 6.5). You will also need to obtain a certificate of good conduct / character and any other references from your home country, this will be required to ensure you pass the UK police (DBS) checks that are a requirement of the course.

Course modules

Advanced Practical Skills; Advanced Research Methods; Applied Professional Practice.

Assessment methods

Independent Research.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
Master of Research - MRes Full-time September 2019 6,250 per Year 1 (Home/EU) 1 Years
Master of Research - MRes Full-time September 2019 13,000 per Year 1 (International) 1 Years
Master of Research - MRes Part-time September 2019 3,125 per Year 1 (Home/EU) 2 Years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Walsall College WS1 1XN West Midlands

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