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  MSc - Social Science Research (Sport and Exercise Science)

Loughborough University    Sport, Exercise and Health Sciences

Full time & Part time October MSc Full-time 1 year; Part-time typically 2 years Award winner
Biological Sciences (4) Education (11) Philosophy (28) Psychology (31)

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Are you passionate about sport and exercise science? Our MSc in Social Science Research (Sport and Exercise Science) at Loughborough University is the perfect programme for you. Gain a comprehensive understanding of key research methodologies and debates in the social sciences, preparing you to become a high-level researcher in your chosen field. With a focus on sport, exercise, and health science research, you'll have the opportunity to apply your skills and knowledge in a dynamic and multidisciplinary environment. Benefit from our world-class facilities, strong partnerships, and the chance to conduct your own research project. Join us and be part of our prestigious sporting legacy.

About the course

Our MSc Social Science Research (Sport and Exercise Science) will provide you with a comprehensive overview of the key methodological and philosophical debates that shape the social sciences.

The programme is designed to produce graduates with rigorous research and analytical skills, who are well equipped to progress onto being high-level researchers in their chosen field of study.

You will gain an understanding of the key epistemological and ontological debates that frame social science research, while developing advanced knowledge of the methodologies, processes, designs and practices involved in social science research.

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Entry Requirements

A 2:1 honours degree (or equivalent international qualification) in Sport and Exercise Sciences/Sport Management, Humanities, Social Sciences or Journalism.

Applicants must meet the minimum English language requirements. Further details are available on the International website.

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Where will I study?

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Student Profile


This degree has made me think more critically, equipping me with the skills to come up with solutions and think out of the box. Doing a postgraduate degree has also given me the opportunity to make the most of all Loughborough has to offer and to expand my network in the sport industry.

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