Loughborough University
Leicestershire, UK
LE11 3TU
+44 (0)1509 263171
Loughborough University

School of Sport, Exercise and Health Sciences

Research degree opportunities (MPhil/PhD)

Students on campus

Studentships are currently available »

What does research training involve?

Your PhD study aims to provide a sound foundation for future research and career opportunities. You may be required to attend postgraduate Research Methods lectures and lab classes (2-4 hours per week) as part of your research training and you will also be encorouged to attend appropriate conferences and to submit poster and oral presentations.

Students initially register for the MPhil and, subject to satisfactory performance, progress to PhD study. Progress is discussed and asssessed at an annual review meeting. At the end of your studies you will be required to submit a written thesis and attend a viva-voce examination.

MPhil: 2 years full-time; 3 years part-time
PhD: 3 years full-time; 5 years part-time.

School support and training for research students

Full-time research students are provided with:

Entry Qualification

Applicants are normally required to have at least a 2:1 degree at undergraduate level. Having a Masters degree is advantagous in terms of experience and research training.

Fees and funding

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There are no studentships currently available.

Applying for a self-funded Phd

Click here to find out how to apply for a self-funded PhD »

Contact us

Email: pg-ssehs@lboro.ac.uk
Tel: +44 (0)1509 226335