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Social Science Research (Sport and Exercise Science)

Loughborough University

M.Sc. On Campus
12 months
Duration
19950 GBP/year
9700 GBP/year
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About

The Social Science Research (Sport and Exercise Science) programme at Loughborough University provides students with a comprehensive overview of the key methodological and philosophical debates that shape the social sciences.

Overview

You will gain an understanding of the key epistemological and ontological debates that frame social science research, while developing advanced knowledge of the methodologies, processes, designs and practices involved in social science research.You will acquire in-depth training in the conduct and management of research, from its commencement to its conclusion, and explore and reflect on your developing research skills in the context of your areas of research interest. In particular, you will be able to apply your new skills and knowledge in the context of sport, exercise and health science research, drawing on the expertise of one of the world's leading centres of expertise in the field.

Careers

On completion of the  Social Science Research (Sport and Exercise Science) programme at Loughborough University , you will have met the MSc training requirements for PhD funding from the ESRC, opening up the possibility of securing PhD funding from the ESRC.

Accreditation

This programme is accredited by the ESRC.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Philosophy of Social Science
  • Quantitative Research Methods
  • Research Design and Practice
  • Dissertation in Social Science Research (Sport and Exercise)
  • Qualitative Research Methods
  • Specialist Research Methods (Development of Social Scientific Knowledge of Sport and Exercise)
  • Dissertation in Social Science Research (Sport and Exercise)

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months
  • Part-time
    • 24 months
    • Flexible

Start dates & application deadlines

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Language

English
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
92
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
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Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
Upper Second Class

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
92
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6.5
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Other requirements

General requirements

  • A 2:1 honours degree (or equivalent international qualification) in Sport and Exercise Sciences/Sport Management, Humanities, Social Sciences or Journalism.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    19950 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 19950 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    9700 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 9700 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.

 Part-time students should divide the published fee by 180 credits and then multiply by the number of credits they are taking to calculate their tuition fees.

Funding

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