Sport and Physical Activity (MPhil)

Sheffield Hallam University    Postgraduate Courses

Full time & Part time October Other, MPhil 2 years full-time, 3 years part-time
Biological Sciences (4)

FindAMasters summary

The Sport and Physical Activity (MPhil) programme offers a fantastic opportunity to pursue a higher degree by research in the field of sport and physical activity. With a focus on cutting-edge applied research, you can explore key themes such as sports engineering, physical activity and nutritional innovations for health, sports economics, and sociologies of sport and health. You will be part of a vibrant community of postgraduates, working closely with experienced academics to develop your knowledge and expertise. The programme offers access to excellent facilities, networking opportunities with industry professionals, and the chance to contribute to the advancement of knowledge in the field.

About the course

Study for a research degree in our Sport and Physical Activity Research Centre which undertakes world-class, multidisciplinary applied research and innovation with real-world impact.

Course summary

  • Develop specialist research knowledge and skills
  • Complete an independent research programme
  • Acquire a range of high-level transferable skills
  • Supervision by active researchers
  • Benefit from joining a vibrant Postgraduate research community

You’ll receive research methods training and develop specialist research skills equipping you to undertake an independent programme of research. You’ll receive supervision from a team of active researchers working within our Sport & Physical Activity Research

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Entry Requirements

All applicants should hold a strong undergraduate degree (2.1 or above) and/or a relevant masters qualification (or expectation of the same). All applicants must submit a completed postgraduate application form including a 1500 word research proposal.

You are encouraged to find out more about our staff and their current research to inform the development of your research proposal and to ensure it aligns with our research themes. Before submitting your proposal, please contact the member(s) of staff listed against the relevant research theme.

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Our tuition fee for UK postgraduate research students starting full-time study in 2023/24 is £4,712 per year.

Please see the university website for further information on fees for this course.

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