Sport and Exercise Science

Specialise in either Biomechanics, Physiology or Psychology on our research-intensive programme that provides an excellent platform for progression to PhD-level study

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Key Facts



MRes (Hons) Sport and Exercise Science

Degree Duration

1 year (12 Months) :

Full time


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Degree Overview

The Sports and Exercise Science masters in research (MRes) at the University of Roehampton provides you with essential tools to make the transition from postgraduate study to further study (PhD) or employment.

You will undertake an extensive research dissertation which will give you the opportunity to perform focused research, informed and framed by theoretical understanding, and to develop the discipline-specific skills and understanding of the processes required for good research practice. To help inform your dissertation, you will also complete the Research Methods module and be paired with a project supervisor who is an expert in your chosen topic.

You will develop an enhanced understanding of the key concepts, principles and theories in your chosen area of Sport and Exercise Science Research. You will also gain the conceptual, practical and analytical framework for research and employment in the field of Sport and Exercise Science, while developing your ability to conduct a substantial piece of original research and present it in a variety of formats.

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You may incur additional costs during your education at the University over and above tuition fees in an academic year such as laptops, Stationary and additional resources

Why Study this Degree

Have the opportunity to take voluntary wok placements at leading organisations. Previous placements include Crystal Palace Football Club, Harlequin’s Rugby Football club internship and Guy’s and St Thomas’ Hospital

This programme successfully prepares graduates to take up positions such as Exercise Physiologists, Biomechanists, Performance Consultants, PhD students, Researchers, Health Care Professionals, Lecturers and Data Analysts

University of Roehampton London is ranked top 10 in the UK for postgraduate student satisfaction (PTES 2022)