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Course summary

Work towards a significant independent research project We offer a range of opportunities and ways of studying (full-time, & part-time) and inter-disciplinary research (such as dance science) can also be accommodated. You will be able to undertake a supervised project across a range of research themes, including: Diversity and Equality in Sport Researchers in this theme explore how inclusivity and diversity can be achieved in and through sport. The principle focus is gender equity in sports leadership and other research projects include the science of women’s football and children’s experiences of health and wellbeing. Enhancing Sport Performance Researchers in this theme deliver research and consultancy to athletes, coaches, officials, sporting organisations and schools aimed at enhancing the performance, development and wellbeing of coaches, athletes and teachers. Health and Wellbeing Sport and physical activity have been shown to have enormous benefits for our physical and mental wellbeing. Researchers in this theme develop understanding of the impacts of physical activity and how to promote it in a wide range of settings and populations. Nutritional Supplementation Research activity in this theme revolves around examining the physical, cognitive and health benefits of nutritional strategies and supplements. Occupational Performance Through the Institute’s Occupational Performance Research Group (OPRG), researchers deliver multidisciplinary research and consultancy to enhance the selection, performance, protection and health of personnel working within physically demanding occupations, such as the military, emergency services and industry. Optimising Practice in PE Sport and physical activity have long been considered to be a powerful factor in promoting childhood health and wellbeing. Our researchers are interested in how and when physical activity, sport and physical education experiences can promote such well-being changes and how we can better promote health and well-being through physical activity.


Entry requirements

An honours degree at 2:1 or higher in a related discipline. This could include degrees in medicine, sport, biomedical sciences, biology, biochemistry, chemistry, or physiology. In addition, candidates are required to have practical experience relating to their research question. Applicants with extensive relevant industry experience with a 2.2 in a relevant field, and applicants with a first or upper second classification in a non-specified field with work experience in a relevant environment will be referred to the Programme leader for consideration. You will also be required to attend an interview. For students whose first language is not English, there is a requirement to achieve an IELTS tariff of 7 with no individual component below 6.5.


Fees and funding

Tuition fees

Republic of Ireland £8838 Year 1
EU £16722 Year 1
England £8838 Year 1
Northern Ireland £8838 Year 1
Scotland £8838 Year 1
Wales £8838 Year 1
Channel Islands £8838 Year 1
International £16722 Year 1

Additional fee information

No additional fees or cost information has been supplied for this course, please contact the provider directly.
MRes Sport (named pathways) at University of Chichester - UCAS