The MRes in Exercise Science will provide students with a training programme that prepares them for a career in research, delivered by expert staff in a world class teaching and research environment. Based at City Campus, successful applicants will undertake a research-orientated programme of study which when completed enables students to have an advanced understanding of the research process through both theoretical and practical exposure in world class laboratory facilities.
Throughout this Exercise Science MRes students will develop a methodologically and ethically sound project rationale, perform novel research based upon academically rigorous methods, collate experimental findings and exercise critical scientific thought in the interpretation of their findings. This Exercise Science course will provide students with the theoretical and practical skills necessary to obtain employment in the sector, while also developing an ability to communicate through written, oral and IT methods to both specialist and non-specialist audiences, facilitating further study and employment. This Exercise Science MRes course is particularly suited to students who wish to ultimately undertake a PhD degree.
Described as some of the best campus sport facilities in the country and rated Top 5 in the country by the recent Times Higher Educations Student Experience Survey 2014. We boast facilities for teaching & learning that rival any in the world. Predominantly housed in Sport Central, a new £30 million pound purpose-built sports building.
Northumbria is ranked in the top 30 for excellence in sport and exercise science research power, making it the best rated university in the North East in this discipline (REF 2014).
Who would this Course suit?
This course is for students who want to explore exercise science through research-based teaching. The course is particularly suited to students who wish to ultimately undertake a PhD degree.
The minimum entry requirement for applicants is a first degree, normally in the Upper Second Class category in a relevant discipline (such as sports science, sports performance and coaching, physical education, physiotherapy etc.). Applicants from other disciplines may be admitted where they can demonstrate a strong anatomy and physiology knowledge and a willingness and ability to tackle the course. Students with other qualifications or experience that is deemed equivalent will be considered.
Recipient: Northumbria University
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