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Social Science Research (Sport and Exercise Science)

Loughborough University

12 months
Duration
20800 GBP/year
10100 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

Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus, Online

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Upper Second Class

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

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  • International

    20800 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 20800 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • National

    10100 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 10100 GBP per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Loughborough

600 - 1000 GBP /month
Living costs

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Funding

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