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C03055v1 Master of Sport and Exercise (Research)

Award(s): Master of Sport and Exercise (Research) (MSportEx(Res))
CRICOS code: 032336M
Course EFTSL: 2
Location: Moore Park

Notes

Research degrees are offered on a sponsored, scholarship or full-fee-paying basis. Contact the UTS: Health or the UTS Graduate Research School for further details.


Overview
Career options
Admission requirements
Course duration and attendance
Course structure
Course completion requirements
Other information

Overview

The Master of Sport and Exercise (Research) program is for graduates who wish to enhance their knowledge of an area, address policy or management issues, or pursue a research/academic career.

This program is suitable for students who have completed a coursework degree and wish to develop in a more focused way by means of research. Students develop critical and analytical skills and advanced research skills to enable in-depth exploration of their chosen area.

Career options

Career options include management-level positions in industry or government, and academic positions.

Admission requirements

Applicants must have completed a UTS recognised bachelor's degree, or an equivalent or higher qualification, or submitted other evidence of general and professional qualifications that demonstrates potential to pursue graduate research studies.

The bachelor's degree must be in a related field of study.

The English proficiency requirement for international students or local applicants with international qualifications is: Academic IELTS: 6.5 overall with a writing score of 6.0; or TOEFL: paper based: 550-583 overall with TWE of 4.5, internet based: 79-93 overall with a writing score of 21; or AE5: Pass; or PTE: 58-64; or CAE: 176-184.

Eligibility for admission does not guarantee offer of a place.

International students

Visa requirement: To obtain a student visa to study in Australia, international students must enrol full time and on campus. Australian student visa regulations also require international students studying on student visas to complete the course within the standard full-time duration. Students can extend their courses only in exceptional circumstances.

Course duration and attendance

The maximum course duration is two years of full-time or four years of part-time study.

Course structure

The main requirement of the degree is the preparation of a thesis of 40,000–50,000 words, which presents the results of original research of a theoretical or applied nature.

Students are also required to complete the two-subject sequence relevant to their thesis topic. The first is an advanced research methods subject that also covers statistical analysis. The second involves reading and formal seminar presentations on current topics in the chosen area of study. In addition to these subjects, candidates may be required to enrol in subjects specified by their supervisors. During their candidature, students' progress is monitored by a master's assessment and regular progress reports.

Course completion requirements

92052 Master of Sport and Exercise Thesis 
92054 Research and Statistics for Sport and Exercise 

Other information

Further information is available from:

Research administration officer
telephone +61 2 9514 4834
email
health.research.students@uts.edu.au

and from the UTS Graduate Research School:

UTS: Graduate Research School