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  Sport, Health and Exercise Science (Distance Learning) PhD

Online University of Portsmouth    School of Psychology, Sport and Health Sciences

Part time October, February Research Only 6 years part-time by distance learning
Biological Sciences (4)

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Embark on a transformative academic journey with the Sport, Health and Exercise Science (Distance Learning) PhD programme at the University of Portsmouth. Elevate your expertise in Sport and Exercise Science through cutting-edge research that impacts human performance and health on a global scale. Our research spans from aiding elite athletes in securing Olympic victories to enhancing the quality of life for individuals with chronic illnesses. By joining our research community, you will contribute to groundbreaking projects that benefit athletes, patients, and workers across various sectors. The programme offers exceptional support through the Graduate School and state-of-the-art facilities, including Biomechanics, Physiology, and Psychology laboratories. With a focus on practical application, this PhD equips you with the skills and knowledge to excel in diverse industries post-graduation. To qualify, you need an upper second-class honours degree or equivalent, with opportunities for those with relevant professional experience. Join us and be part of a dynamic research environment that drives innovation and real-world impact.

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If you're ready to take your knowledge and expertise in Sport and Exercise Science into a postgraduate research degree, Portsmouth is the perfect place to realise your ambitions.

Our Sport and Exercise Science research is enhancing human performance and health. We're helping elite athletes win Olympic medals, developing safety guidelines for sporting bodies, improving the quality of life of individuals with chronic disease, helping global brands develop more supportive sports bras, and protecting employees required to work in extreme conditions. Our research directly benefits athletes, patients and workers across various sporting groups, clinical conditions, industries and organisations.

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Entry Requirements

An upper second-class honours degree or equivalent in a relevant subject or a master's degree in an appropriate subject. Exceptionally, equivalent professional experience and/or qualifications will be considered. All applicants will be invited to attend an interview.

English language proficiency at a minimum of IELTS band 6.5 with no component score below 6.0.

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