Sport and International Development MRes


University of Brighton School of Sport and Service Management

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Journalism, sport science, and sport-related programmes at the University of Brighton

Study at the university's School of Sport and Service Management in Eastbourne and you will benefit from an environment that promotes personal development, diversity and innovation.

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Full time & Part time September MRes Full-time 1 year; Part-time 2–6 years

About the course

This MRes programme is dedicated to the development of professionally based research skills in the sport for development sector. 

The course focuses upon the concepts, practices, evidence and organisational knowledge in which sport is used to tackle a range of social welfare issues, and how development has come about through sport policy worldwide.

A particular focus of the course is on the evolving role of sport in the field of international development and this is brought to life by practical work with NGOs and other organisations.

It considers the conceptual and ideological dimensions of this rapidly expanding sector, and looks to evaluate those action-based interventions that aim to address inequalities and ameliorate conflict in seriously divided societies.

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Entry Requirements

You will normally require one of the following:

- First degree in any subject, normally a minimum 2:1 classification
- HND, foundation degree or equivalent in a related subject and a minimum of five years relevant work experience
- a professional qualification in an appropriate discipline and a minimum of five years relevant work experience
- substantial work, professional or managerial experience in a relevant industry.


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University of Brighton School of Sport and Service Management

Journalism, sport science, and sport-related programmes at the University of Brighton

Study at the university’s School of Sport and Service Management in Eastbourne and you will benefit from an environment that promotes personal development, diversity and innovation.

  • Top 20 university for world-leading research impact in Sport and Exercise Science (REF 2014)
  • Sports-related courses at Brighton are ranked in the top 100 globally by the QS World University Rankings® 2019.
  • TEF Silver – the teaching, learning environment and educational outcomes we provide for our students consistently exceed the rigorous national requirements for all UK HE providers

BE INSPIRED

  • Research is fundamental and at the heart of our courses. New thinking, new ideas, and new facilities and equipment keep our teaching fresh and up to date.
  • Learn from lecturers who love their subject and who combine their teaching with practice and research. You’ll have the opportunity to work and study alongside some of the world’s leading academics in their field.
  • Gain insight through guest lectures from leading industry professionals.
University of Brighton School of Sport and Service Management

WHERE YOU’LL LEARN

  • Our Eastbourne campus has many facilities which will help you get the best out of your course and your time with us.
  • You will have access to excellent library, study and computing facilities and a technology suite with iMacs capable of video and brochure production, image manipulation and web design.
  • On campus there are also restaurants and fantastic sports facilities which include a swimming pool, fitness suite, gyms and indoor sports courts.
  • Course-related facilities include our BASES accredited sport and exercise science laboratories, a new strength and conditioning suite and a newsroom with live satellite news and sports feeds.

ENHANCING YOUR CAREER

  • Alongside your qualification you will have the chance to develop your professional experience which will enhance your practice and academic knowledge.
  • Project work and placements will prepare you for professional life, and career planning provides focus from the start of your course.
  • Our careers service is in regular contact with over 1,800 businesses and organisations and offers workshops, mentoring, volunteering and entrepreneurship schemes, and is also available after graduation.
University of Brighton School of Sport and Service Management

OUTSTANDING LOCATION

  • Eastbourne is a great place to continue your studies, located just 35 minutes by train from Brighton and 90 minutes from London.
  • The campus is less than 10 minutes' walk from the beach, 20 minutes' walk from the centre of town and is located at the foot of the South Downs National Park. Eastbourne boasts four theatres, two cinemas and a contemporary art museum, the Towner, and hosts a wide variety of events each year.

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www.brighton.ac.uk/sasm
01273 644644