Sport and Exercise Sciences: Funded MSc by Research Studentship: Sport Integrity and Governance Tool

  • Master
  • UK/EU tuition fees plus a stipend
  • July 21, 2017

*This scholarship is part funded by the Welsh Government’s European Social Fund (ESF) convergence programme for West Wales and the Valleys.*

Swansea University is a UK top 30 institution for research excellence (Research Excellence Framework 2014), and has been named Welsh University of the Year 2017 by The Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide.

The robustness and sustainability of sport at an elite level is predicated on its integrity. This has been seriously challenged globally by recent events at IOC, FIFA and other major international bodies.  The aim of this study is to develop a sport integrity toolkit that will enable Welsh sports organisation to understand and evaluate risks concerning  (inter alia):

match manipulation and competition managementdoping and supplementsillicit drugs and alcoholillegal gambling and match fixingabuse of prescription and other medications.

The toolkit will be a useful policy tool to develop good governance practice in relation to integrity threats.

Eligibility

Candidates should have a 2.1 or above in their undergraduate degree, a BSc in Sport and Exercise Science or a related subject. They should also be eligible for UK/EU Fees (see http://www.ukcisa.org.uk/Information--Advice/Fees-and-Money/Wales-fee-status for more information).For more information on eligibility criteria, please visit our website.

Benefits

The studentship covers the full cost of UK/EU tuition fees, plus a stipend. The bursary will be limited to a maximum of £11,358 p.a. dependent upon the applicant’s financial circumstances.

Application

Please visit our website for more information: http://www.swansea.ac.uk/postgraduate/scholarships/research/sport-exercise-sciences-kess-msc-research-sport-integrity.php

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