Sport and exercise course news

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Postgraduate student Danny shares his story

Danny Hatcher, is one of our Strength and Conditioning MSc students – he graduated from his University of Brighton sport coaching degree in June 2018. Danny chats about how he is taking advantage of all University of Brighton has to offer its students and in his own words: I am both nervous and excited, writing…

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Doctoral Fellowship for PhD student

School of Sport and Service Management PhD student, Sean Heath, has been awarded a Social Science and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC) Doctoral Fellowship. SSHRC is the most prestigious funding agency and scholarship offered to Canadian researchers and the Doctoral Fellowship includes three years of funding, totalling £35,000. Sean is a social anthropologist specialising…

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Postgraduate teacher training Q&A event

Join us on Wednesday 17 June from 3pm – 5pm for our online Q&A event. Find out more about the Dance and Physical Education PGCEs, placement opportunities, bursaries and scholarships. Plus ask any questions you may have about studying with us. Book your place.

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Progress your career with a postgraduate degree

Postgraduate study develops your skills, supports your career progression and allows for rich personal development. Our subjects include teacher training, journalism, sport and exercise physiology, sport development and strength and conditioning. Enhanced earning potential A masters won’t just help you to get a job, it will also help you to earn more money. Students with…

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Gender equality award for School of Sport and Service Management

The School of Sport and Service Management has achieved a Bronze Award from Advance HE’s Athena SWAN Charter in recognition of its commitment to gender equality. The charter exists to promote equality in representation, progression and success of staff and students in higher education. The School has a long history of providing gender parity with…

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How sport boosts international development

The University of Brighton has joined forces with a charity to study how sport is boosting international development and improving lives. It is partnering with the Brighton-based charity TackleAfrica in funding a PhD student for three years to focus on the politics and production of evidential knowledge in sport-for-development. The student, Arthur Gaillard, is researching…

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New Journalism Masters

Following on from the success of our undergraduate journalism degrees we are delighted to be introducing two new postgraduate courses from September 2019: Journalism MA Sport Journalism MA You can find out more and chat to the course leader at our postgraduate open evening on Tuesday 26 February.  

Graduate Assessment Centre with Capgemini

Undergraduate and postgraduate students from our tourism, hospitality, retail, sport development and sport studies courses were invited to take part in a mock graduate assessment provided by Capgemini. Christina Hokland and  Daza Roxana Garcia, who are on our Tourism and International Development MSc, report on the day: We had the opportunity to meet three members of…

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University of Brighton launches cancer rehabilitation programme in Eastbourne

The University of Brighton has launched an exercise-based cancer rehabilitation programme in Eastbourne. Designed to help individuals with or recovering from cancer, the scheme, entitled Active Recovery, has been developed by experts from the University and Freedom Leisure in consultation with Cancer United’s CU Fitter™ initiative. Funding has been generously supplied by the cancer charity…

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PhD student wins the 3MT competition

School of Sport and Service Management PhD Student Jennifer Holland has won 1st place in the Three Minute Thesis (3MT) competition at the University of Brighton’s Festival of Postgraduate Research which took place on 7 June. Hosted by Vitae, the 3MT invites doctoral students to explain their research and its significance to a non-specialist audience in…

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