The MRes in Sport, Health and Applied Science is a unique opportunity for you to undertake a Master’s degree, with a specific research focus.
Why study Master's in Research (MRes): Sport, Health and Applied Science?
We provide a range of opportunities to work closely with world-leading researchers from our Faculty in areas such as: Sports and Exercise Sciences, Psychology, Genetics, Health Sciences, Physics, Strength and Conditioning, Sports Rehabilitation and Nutrition.
The programme is a one year (full-time) or two year (part-time) course that aims to provide research-orientated training in a vibrant educational environment.
The degree will be ideal for you if you have completed an undergraduate research project and have an interest in developing your research ideas in collaboration with a selected supervisor. If you have a long-term interest in completing a PhD or pursuing a career in research you will benefit from undertaking this MRes programme.
We have a number of established research relationships with professional organisations, clinics and businesses. These connections can provide some MRes students with the rare opportunity to complete a collaborative project in an applied research environment.
Why St Mary's?
As one of the leading London universities for sports, health and exercise sciences, we boast a number of successful alumni, such as Sir Mo Farah and Joe Wicks (The Body Coach).
To support research in these areas, we have developed state-of-the-art facilities, which will be available to you during your studies.
We have an established research profile and recently opened a new postgraduate research centre, which you will have access to. We excel in applied research and have a number of recognised research clusters:
The teaching methods include a mixture of formal lectures, seminars and practical problem-based learning classes.
You will be taught by a range of staff from across the Faculty, who share their knowledge and experience of research methods in their respective disciplines.
You will be assessed in ways that reflect the requirements of researchers in the real world. Methods of assessment include written reviews and reports, data analysis tasks, journal article reviews and research proposals.
- The Master of Research qualification allows you to develop a broad range of research knowledge and skills, whilst pursuing a substantial subject-based research project
- Staff at St Mary's have a wealth of teaching and research experience in the fields of Sport, Health and Applied Science.
- This programme is designed to equip you with the knowledge and practical expertise needed to progress a career in research.
- Taught on our historic Strawberry Hill campus, with direct transport links to Central London