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  Master of Research (School of Sport and Health Sciences) – MRes / PGCert

Cardiff Metropolitan University    Cardiff School of Sport and Health Sciences

Full time & Part time See Course MRes, PGCert 1 year full time, 2 years part time
Biological Sciences (4) Nursing & Health (27) Psychology (31)

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Embark on your journey to becoming a research expert with the Master of Research (MRes) programme offered by the School of Sport and Health Sciences. Tailored for graduates in health, psychology, and biomedical science, this programme equips you with top-notch research skills and methodologies essential for a successful research career. Choose from various pathways such as Biomedical Science, Psychology, Health, Strength & Conditioning, Stroke, or Critical Social Sciences of Sport, Health, and Education. The programme's highlight is the hands-on experience gained through two substantial research studies supervised by experienced academic staff. With a strong emphasis on research governance and ethical procedures, you'll be well-prepared for professional research roles or further studies at the PhD level. The MRes programme's unique structure includes subject-specific modules, a dissertation, and career-focused skills development, ensuring you graduate as a proficient and sought-after researcher. Join us if you hold a good honours degree in a health or social science subject, or possess relevant professional experience. Unlock your research potential and pave the way for a successful research career with the Master of Research programme.

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Pathways available:

Master of Research (Biomedical Science) – MRes / PGCert

Master of Research (Psychology) – MRes / PGCert

​​Master of Research (Health) - MRes / PGCert

Master of Research (Strength & Conditioning) - MRes /

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Entry Requirements

A good honours degree (normally 2.1 or above) in a health or social science subject is normally required. However, applicants with relevant professional experience or qualifications are welcomed and will be considered individually.


As a postgraduate, research or part-time student, the tuition fees you are charged will depend on the course you choose to study.

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