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Sport Science, D.Phil.

  • Anytime
    Application Deadline
  • 24 months
    Duration
University rank #366 (BCR) Johannesburg, South Africa
The Faculty offers learners a preferred experience; innovative methods of training with a focus on problem-based education complemented by appropriate facilities including a well-equipped dissection facility and laboratories.
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Overview

  • Through the doctoral thesis, in which the qualification finally culminates, a qualifying student would show evidence of independent and original scientific work. The thesis would constitute a decided contribution to knowledge of and insight into the subject discipline as well as the field of research.
  • Qualifying students would display applied competence in research methodology, and the proper written and/or oral communication in the research process and findings. The student should be able to reflect on his/her research decisions and applications to assess the effect thereof in the holistic context of research in the sport industry. 

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity

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

    Full-time
    • Full-time duration 24 months
    • Duration description

      Full-time: Minimum 2 years and maximum 3 years

    Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 36 months
    • Duration description

      Part-time: Minimum 3 years and maximum 4 years

  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Essentials of Sport & Exercise Physiology
  • Sport & Exercise Nutrition
  • Applied Sport & Exercise Biomechanics
  • Contemporary Issues in Sport Psychology.

English Language Requirements

You need the following IELTS score:

  • Minimum required score:

    7

    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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General Requirements

A Master’s Degree in Sport Science.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    2410 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 2410 EUR per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    2410 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 2410 EUR per year and a duration of 24 months.
We've labeled the tuition fee that applies to you because we think you are from and prefer over other currencies.

R34 560.00.

Living costs for Johannesburg

  • 8434 - 12040 ZAR/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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