12 months
13462 GBP/year
7866 GBP/year
Tuition fee
Apply date
Start date


Sport and Exercise Science from University of Brighton offers a unique opportunity to develop your knowledge, skills and expertise within sport and exercise science at MRes level in the UK.


On Sport and Exercise Science from University of Brighton you will join one of our vibrant and internationally renowned sport and exercise-based research groups to study current research topics.


You will work with a committed team of lecturers and researchers in a supportive, lively, highly interactive and nurturing learning environment to foster a positive learning experience.

Students on our long-standing postgraduate taught programmes report extremely high levels of satisfaction.

On completion of the MRes you will have a comprehensive foundation for further postgraduate study at doctoral level and high-level research-based and research-informed practice.


Their teaching laboratories which are accredited by the British Association of Sport and Exercise Sciences (BASES).

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Science in Practice 
  • Research Positioning 
  • Becoming and Independent Researcher
  • Applied Environmental Physiology 
  • Exercise Tolerance (Integrative Physiology)

Key information


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

Start dates & application deadlines

You can apply for and start this programme anytime.
More details

Generally there's no deadline for applying for a postgraduate course at Brighton.


180 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Upper Second Class

Student insurance

Make sure to cover your health, travel, and stay while studying abroad. Even global coverages can miss important items, so make sure your student insurance ticks all the following:

  • Additional medical costs (i.e. dental)
  • Repatriation, if something happens to you or your family
  • Liability
  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

We partnered with Aon to provide you with the best affordable student insurance, for a carefree experience away from home.

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Start from €0.53/day, free cancellation any time.

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Other requirements

General requirements

You will normally require a first degree, minimum 2:1, in sport and exercise science, or a relevant science-based degree such as medicine, biomedical sciences, physiology, biological science, or health science. Equivalent overseas qualifications will be accepted. 

If you do not have the minimum qualifications you may be considered if you can demonstrate appropriate background and foundation knowledge by other means. In these circumstances you may be interviewed so we can evidence: 

  • sustained and substantial work in a field cognate to the degree at an appropriate level,
  • your ability to undertake, write up and present at honours level research study
  • an appropriate level of understanding of research methods
  • your ability for effective independent study and effective communication.

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    13462 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 13462 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • National

    7866 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 7866 GBP per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Eastbourne

550 - 1000 GBP /month
Living costs

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


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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