University of Worcester

University of Worcester

Sport and Exercise Sciences

Research supervision available; current areas of research include: applied sport and exercise psychology; exercise as an anxiolytic or modulator in depression and stress; psychological aspects of injury rehabilitation; cycling biomechanics and bike fitting; repeatability and variability of motion capture and gait analysis; electromyography and interdisciplinary elements of pacing; learning through sport; education and excellence in sport; performance analysis; children in sport; physical education; perception and action; motor control; effect of observation on action; movement volition; sport and exercise physiology; globalization; labour migration; the Olympic movement; sociology of the body and social theories; interdisciplinary investigation of sport performance; physical activity and exercise for health; childhood obesity and adipose tissue distribution; integrative exercise physiology; pacing in sport; acid-base and sport performance; interdisciplinary analysis of pacing in sport; emotions and affect in sports performance, psychological factors associated with sports performance.

Entry requirements

1st or 2nd class Honours degree or equivalent award in an appropriate discipline or appropriate research or professional experience at postgraduate level which has resulted in published work, written reports or other appropriate evidence of achievement.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MPhil Full-time £ 4,900 per Academic year (home fees) 2 years
MPhil Full-time £ 12,420 per Academic year (overseas fees) 2 years
PhD Full-time £ 4,900 per Academic year (home fees) 4 years
PhD Full-time £ 12,420 per Academic year (overseas fees) 4 years
MPhil Part-time £ 1,300 per Academic year (home fees) 4 years
PhD Part-time £ 1,300 per Academic year (home fees) 6 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Riverside Centre Worcester WR2 5JN West Midlands

Key information

Postgraduate Admissions
Telephone number: 
01905 855111