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Sports and Exercise Science, Ph.D.

  • Anytime
    Application Deadline
  • 36 months
    Duration

About

The support provided by your supervisor is a key feature of your research student experience and you will have regular one-to-one meetings to discuss progress on your research. Initially, your supervisor will help you develop your research topic and plan.Twice a year, you will have a supervisory board meeting, which provides a more formal opportunity to discuss your progress and agree your plans for the next six months.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 36 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

The aim of undertaking your PhD is to train as an independent researcher who can critically assess other research work, and have a comprehensive knowledge of at least one area.

Our PhD programme is usually three to four years duration and all our students are initially registered as Mphil/PhD students, then transferred to the PhD in the first half of their second year of study if they have made satisfactory progress. In your second and third years, you work towards your PhD.

 

English Language Requirements

You need the following IELTS score:

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

    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.

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Academic Requirements

For research study within our School of Sport, Rehabilitation and Exercise Science, we normally require a good honours or Masters degree, or equivalent, in a relevant discipline. A well-developed research proposal is also essential.

Tuition Fee

  • International Applies to you

    14720 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 14720 GBP per year and a duration of 36 months.
  • EU/EEA Applies to you

    4630 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 4630 GBP per year and a duration of 36 months.
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Living costs for Colchester

  • 660 - 1140 GBP/month
    Living Costs

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

Funding

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