Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
This Masters by Research program sees candidates working with a Principal Supervisor, appointed by the Research Higher Degrees Sub Committee, with the approval of the School. A minimum of 1.5 years and a maximum of 2 years (full-time equivalent), this degree is awarded on the basis of an externally examined thesis of approximately 40,000 words.
A student works during candidature under the guidance of a principal supervisor appointed by the Research and Higher Degrees Committee on the recommendation of the School.
- Bioscience, Social sciences
Standard entry requirements
- Graduated with or qualified for a four year Honours Bachelor degree, or Degree with Honours, at least second class honours level, that included a dissertation demonstrating the ability to undertake research at Masters level
- Or hold qualifications and/or have demonstrated skills, experience, research, or publications which are assessed as being at least equivalent to the qualifications above. Applicants who do not meet the requirements will be required to undertake an additional programme of study equivalent to a fourth year of advanced undergraduate study and research in the relevant field.
Recognition by most Universities for entry into research and teaching positions. Recognition by professional bodies within Human Movement to engage in development and research activities associated with health, sport and physical activity.
There is a provision for transfer from master to PhD candidature, with credit for the period spent as a master candidate. Recognition by most Universities for entry into research and teaching positions. Recognition by professional bodies within Human Movement to engage in development and research activities associated with health, sport and physical activity.
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Students without an honours degree may still be eligible for consideration on the basis of professional or other experience deemed appropriate by the University. Acceptance would be provisional on the understanding that students would need to undertake some units to gain suitable research skills.