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PHD Sport and Physical Activity

UK

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What will I learn?

Course summary

  • Become trained in research methods and complete a high level research project
  • Study for a higher degree by research in one of our well-respected sport and physical activity research centres.
  • Research key themes including sports engineering, physical activity and nutritional innovations for health, sports economics, and sociologies of sport and health.

Study for a higher degree by research in one of our well-respected centres. Across our Advanced Wellbeing Research Centre, Sport Industry Research Centre, Centre for Sport and Exercise Science and Centre for Sports Engineering Research, we focus on cutting-edge applied research in sport and physical activity.

How you learn

On this course you are part of a vibrant community of postgraduates, working closely with experienced academics to develop your knowledge and expertise. We support a wide range of research opportunities and help you work towards your research degree by offering

  • supervision by active researchers in your chosen area
  • access to excellent facilities and learning resources
  • part-time teaching and tutorial work to broaden your experience
  • lively debate and discussion with your peers

Future careers

Research degrees are a vital qualification for most academic careers, and for professional specialisation and development in an existing or planned career.

Which department am I in?

Sheffield Hallam University

Study options

Full Time (4 years)

Tuition fees
£14,895.00 (US$ 18,325) per year
This is a fixed fee

*Price shown is for indicative purposes, please check with institution

Start date

February 2023, May 2023

Venue

Collegiate Campus

Collegiate Crescent,

Sheffield,

S10 2BP, England

Entry requirements

For international students

All applicants should hold a strong undergraduate degree (2.1 or above) and/or a relevant masters qualification (or expectation of the same). All applicants must submit a completed postgraduate application form including a 1500 word research proposal. Where English is not your first language, you must show evidence of English language ability to the following minimum level of proficiency: an overall IELTS score of 7.0 or above, with at least 6.5 in each component or an accepted equivalent. Please note that your test score must be current, i.e. within the last two years.

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.

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About Sheffield Hallam University

At Sheffield Hallam, be taught by people who are experts in their subject and passionate about sharing their knowledge and industry experience.

  • Based in Sheffield - a true student city
  • Work placements for students through a vast network
  • A low cost of living
  • Modern, upgraded facilities across two campuses

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