MRes Sport, Exercise and Rehabilitation
(Award available for year: Master of Research)
On completion of the year / programme students should have provided evidence of being able to:- demonstrate in-depth, specialist knowledge and mastery of techniques relevant to exercise and rehabilitation and/or to demonstrate a sophisticated understanding of concepts, information and techniques at the forefront of the sport, exercise and rehabilitation;- demonstrate a comprehensive understanding of techniques applicable to their own research or advanced scholarship;- take a proactive and self-reflective role in working and to develop professional relationships with others;- proactively to formulate ideas and hypotheses and to develop, implement and execute plans by which to evaluate these;- critically and creatively evaluate current issues, research and advanced scholarship in the sport, exercise and rehabilitation.- completed a research project demonstrating competent use of a range of practical research techniques applicable to their topic area.
Transferable (key) skills
Students will acquire the following transferable skills:- the skills necessary to undertake a higher research degree and/or for employment in a higher capacity in industry or area of professional practice;- evaluating their own achievement and that of others;- self direction and effective decision making in complex and unpredictable situations;- independent learning and the ability to work in a way which ensures continuing professional development;- critically to engage in the development of professional/disciplinary boundaries and norms.
Achievement for the degree of Master (taught programme) will be assessed by a variety of methods in accordance with the learning outcomes of the modules specified for the year/programme and will include:- evidencing an ability to conduct independent in-depth enquiry within the discipline;- demonstrating the ability to apply breadth and/or depth of knowledge to a complex specialist area;- drawing on a range of perspectives on an area of study;- evaluating and criticising received opinion;- making reasoned judgements whilst understanding the limitations on judgements made in the absence of complete data.