Sport and Exercise Science, M.Res. | Hartpury University | Gloucester, United Kingdom
12 months
12250 GBP/year
8000 GBP/year
Tuition fee
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Join the Sport and Exercise Science course at Hartpury University and build your knowledge using high performance technologies in a semi-professional sports environment. Benefit from extensive networks with clubs, the community and national governing bodies.

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High-level performance

Make the most of facilities and expertise that supports 10 performance Sports Academies across different disciplines, as well as national and international athletes and teams. You could undertake research, working with athletes and coaches on our sports pitches, as well as human performance and biomechanics laboratories with the latest technologies.

Join the Sport and Exercise Science course at Hartpury University and develop professional networks

We’ll support you to undertake research in your workplace or contribute to an important project through the Hartpury Sport Business Hub, an extensive network of leading organisations, working with us to improve what they do. Partners include England Rugby, Cheltenham Town Football Club, Forest Green Rovers Football Club, Gloucester Rugby, GB Rowing and Pentathlon GB.

Be supported to succeed

Our expert lecturers, professors and industry networks will support you to design credible research and find practical solutions for important challenges in your chosen topic. A mix of learning pathways, including campus and online delivery, will help you to design your timetable around other commitments.

Programme Structure

Your research focus can be externally driven by an employer or you may work collaboratively with an industry partner through the Hartpury Sport Business Hub. Alternatively, you may choose to focus your research on an area of our high-performance sports teams and athletes on campus. 

Potential research areas include:

  • Physical activity and wellbeing

  • Sport pre/rehabilitation

  • Sport and exercise (physiology, biomechanics, sports psychology, nutrition)

  • Sport performance

Modules have been designed to equip you with advanced research expertise and skills for critical evaluation of concepts, research design and accurate data analysis, allowing you to apply current empirical thinking to your specific research area. You’ll spend time working independently on your research with an allocated supervisor for support.

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months
  • Part-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines


TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT


180 alternative credits



Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Lower Second Class
Upper Second Class (recommended)

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Academic

2:1 honours degree in a relevant subject. Students with 2:2 and relevant experience will be considered on a case by case basis.

  • Non-academic

Students with non-relevant qualifications but with sufficient work experience or professional experience will be considered on an individual basis.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    12250 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 12250 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • National

    8000 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 8000 GBP per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Gloucester

824 - 1563 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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