The University of Lincoln

Sport and Exercise Science

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Rank: 50 (The Complete University Guide)

Location: Lincoln (Main Site)


Study mode full-time

Degree: Masters by research

Start Date: -

Duration: 12 months

Intl fees: £16100

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University of Lincoln has opted into the TEF and received a Gold award.

The School of Sport and Exercise Science offers a wide range of research degree opportunities across various disciplines within sport and exercise science and sports studies, drawing on the specialist research interests of members of our staff. Registration for the MPhil/PhD or PhD allows you to devise and pursue a chosen topic of enquiry under the supervision of staff with expertise in that area.Research is an essential component of the School's activity and it is committed to maintaining an infrastructure and intellectually stimulating environment that supports the development of the next generation of researchers. Applications for postgraduate research are welcome across the diverse sport, exercise and health disciplines in which the School's academic staff specialise. In addition to subject-specific support from a supervisory team, you can benefit from a programme of research training that is designed to allow you to build on your existing knowledge and develop advanced skills and expertise.


Entry requirements

2:1 honours degree in a related subject. However, all applications are considered on the individual basis of work and other life experiences through the University's Accreditation of Prior Experience Learning procedures.

Language qualifications

IELTS: 6.0 (with a minimum of 5.5 in each)

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About this university

International students

The International Office are the department available for the students travelling to the UK from the 100 different countries around the world current represented. They are on hand to help with matters such as visas and immigration as well as advice and support services, while the website has country specific information. There is an English Language Centre offering courses to those whom English isn't a first language and there is also the Student Support Centre for general help and assistance matters including counselling and academic advice. The Student Union was formed in 2001 and became a registered charity in 2007. It represents the students as well as organising the various clubs and societies and runs a number of entertainment venues around the campus. The Engine Shed is one of the top entertainment venues on the university campus, a converted former railway building that is now the largest live music venue in the region. There are plenty of different activities to get involved with outside the classroom. These include recreational and competitive sports, as well as interest based groups and those involved in the arts. Societies include those in media and music, religion, cultural, international, political and even charity based groups to help give something back to the larger community. Sports clubs range from indoor sports to water sports as well as martial arts clubs.

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