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Sport, Health, Exercise and Coaching Science, M.Res.

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    Application Deadline
  • 12 months
The MRes in Sport, Health, Exercise and Coaching Science at Wrexham Glyndwr University is a unique applied programme which provides students with the opportunity to specialise in research in a specific area of interest. You will engage in applied practice work experience alongside producing novel and exciting research under supervision that is targeted to your favoured interests. 


Students will complete a substantial amount of independent research as part of their Major Independent Study Module, the research will and can vary depending on the student’s area of interest. Students are encouraged to produce research to a publishable manner. 

Alongside their Major Independent Study, students will negotiate their specialism with an academic member of the programme team. This unique module offers students a bespoke curriculum, aiming to allow students to specialise in a specific discipline. Students will also complete an Advanced Research Methods module. 


The MRes in Sport, Health, Exercise and Coaching Science at Wrexham Glyndwr University allows students to specialise in a specific area thus opportunities for careers can range from teaching and coaching to performance analyst, physiologist, research and much more. 

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Major Independent Study
  • Negotiated Learning Module
  • Advanced Research Methods

Detailed Programme Facts

  • More details: We advise international students to apply as early as possible to allow us sufficient time to process your application.
  • Programme intensity

    You can choose to do this programme part-time or full-time.

    • Full-time duration 12 months
    • Average part-time duration 24 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

You need the following IELTS score:

  • Minimum required score:


    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

    Schedule IELTS

Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: Lower Second Class

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to Lower Second 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).

General Requirements

  • The entry requirements for this course are 2:1 above in any undergraduate degree, 2:2 will be considered by individual application only and will be subject to an interview process and completion of a short bridging module.
  • Applications are welcome from all backgrounds but if the undergraduate degree was not achieved in the sport discipline, the applicant will be subject to an interview. Applicants must also have achieved a 2:1 grade in their undergraduate dissertation/project. If applicants have been out of education for >5 years, they are required to complete a short bridging module.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    12504 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 12500 GBP for the full programme and a duration of 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    6612 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 6615 GBP for the full programme and a duration of 12 months.
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Living costs for Wrexham

  • 500 - 800 GBP/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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