Sport and Exercise Science by Research degree offered at Canterbury Christ Church University is designed for those who wish to work or undertake further study in the exercise and health industry.Specifically, the course offers you the opportunity to study a breadth of topic areas, but also an element of self direction in the topics and practical skills that you would wish to enhance and be assessed on.The course is of particular relevance, though not exclusive, to recent graduates of sport and exercise science, health science, or related disciplines.
This programme is designed to enhance the employment prospects of those that want to work in applied exercise and health sciences by developing both academic knowledge and an advanced practical skill set for varied roles within this industry.The course is suited for those interested in careers such as exercise rehabilitators, exercise physiologists, health care scientists, health improvement specialists, or various roles in the health and fitness industry or further study.
The work in this field is organised across three key themes:
You can apply until:
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You can choose to do this programme part-time or full-time.Full-time
You need the following IELTS score:
Minimum required score:
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You need the following GPA score:
Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to First Class on the UK Honour scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on the UK Honour scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).
Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).
A first class or upper second class honours degree in Sport Sciences or a relevant discipline is required.Holders of other qualifications will be considered individually.
The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
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