Our Sport Psychology MRes degree is a year-long, 180-credit degree that gives you the opportunity to conduct your own research as well as providing you with an introduction to the practice of teaching in higher education.
You will carry out a research project in an area of sport and exercise medicine of your choosing and gain experience of teaching and learning in higher education – this includes spending 120 hours shadowing teachers and assisting them with their teaching of sport and exercise medicine modules at the University.
Our Sport Psychology MRes degree course will support you in working on a self-directed programme of research with supervision from a London Met lecturer who is an expert in the field. This course places an emphasis on research methods developed in the field of sport psychology, you'll explore current debates on the nature of research and knowledge in relation to current teaching practice.
Our Sport Psychology MRes will give you the opportunity to research areas such as sports therapy, sports rehabilitation, chronic health conditions and musculoskeletal disorders. Your degree will usually focus on one of these areas but we welcome cross-discipline research projects.
Your supervisor will be able to advise you on career development and on relevant professional bodies to help support progression in your chosen field. You will be encouraged and supported to attend at least one relevant conference and produce at least one publishable paper.
Assessment will be primarily focussed on the MRes thesis. Other modules will contain a range of assessments including essays, presentations, log books, work experience and exams.
You will be required to have:
All applicants must be able to demonstrate proficiency in the mathematics and English language. Applicants who require a Tier 4 student visa may need to provide a Secure English Language Test (SELT) such as Academic IELTS. For more information about English qualifications please see our English language requirements.
Example modules include:
Graduating from our MRes course opens up career opportunities in research as well as roles as university lecturers or graduate teaching assistants. You could also go on to work in professional research settings, private clinics or professional sports teams.
In addition to a wide range of research and teaching related careers, completing an MRes also opens up further opportunities to advance your research by going on to study an MPhil or PhD.
Please note, in addition to the tuition fee there may be additional costs for things like equipment, materials, printing, textbooks, trips or professional body fees.
Additionally, there may be other activities that are not formally part of your course and not required to complete your course, but which you may find helpful (for example, optional field trips). The costs of these are additional to your tuition fee and the fees set out above and will be notified when the activity is being arranged.
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Non-EU applicants looking to study part-time should apply direct to the University. If you require a Tier 4 visa and wish to study a postgraduate course on a part-time basis, please read our how to apply information for international students to ensure you have all the details you need about the application process.
You are advised to apply as early as possible as applications will only be considered if there are places available on the course.
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