Glyndwr University

MA Youth & Community Studies

Our MRes in Sport, Exercise and Health Science is a unique applied programme which is tailored to your interests. It provides students with the opportunity to develop their critical understanding of research and engage in applied practice work experience alongside producing novel and exciting research.

You can select from the following named routes:

  • MRes Sport, Exercise and Health Science (Coaching)
  • MRes Sport, Exercise and Health Science (Psychology)
  • MRes Sport, Exercise and Health Science (Physiology)
  • MRes Sport, Exercise and Health Science (Performance Analysis)
  • MRes Sport, Exercise and Health Science (Physical Activity)

Key course features

  • Affiliate member of the British Association of Sport and Exercise Sciences (BASES)
  • Taught modules to develop understanding of the principles and application of research relevant to your discipline followed by a research project.
  • Engage in consultancy work alongside your course
  • Free access to Glyndwr University’s Sport Science Journal club
  • Access to sport science labs and strength and conditioning and performance analysis suite.

Entry Requirements

  • An Honours degree (2:2 or above) in a relevant subject
  • IELTS 6.5 (with no individual skill score below 6.0) 2 years before the course start date.
  • AS / A Level English Language and/or Literature Grade C

Career Prospects

The MRes allows students to specialise in a specific area of sport, exercise and health science, thus opportunities for careers can include:

  • Performance analyst
  • Clinical exercise physiologist
  • Performance physiologist
  • Sports coach
  • Sport psychologist
  • National governing bodies
  • Local council
  • Physical activity specialists

Course Details

120 credit (Major Independent Study) with a total of 47 hours contact time. The Major Independent Study module is designed to enhance the student’s existing knowledge and understanding by offering a one-year full time/two-year part-time supervision to support them in their chosen field of study. Some of this module will be 6 taught i.e. during the first few weeks of semester one where a proposal presentation will be delivered by the student.


Major Independent Study
Negotiated Learning Module
Advanced Research Methods

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