PhD: The contribution of the central nervous system to adaptations to resistance training

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Entry requirements

Usually applicants are expected to have at least an upper second class Honours degree (UK) or equivalent from an overseas university, or lower second class Honours degree (UK) or equivalent from an overseas university plus a Masters degree in a relevant discipline. Applicants who do not hold these qualifications must demonstrate equivalent intellectual competence possibly referenced by appropriate experience to the satisfaction of the relevant University committee.


For DBA/DBL applications and Business and Law PhD applications, in addition to the above, you must have a minimum dissertation score of 58%, with your dissertation or dissertation plus research components equating to at least 60 credits. Please contact if you are unsure about this.


Applicants to Professional Doctorates programmes should note that in some cases, 150 credits of advanced standing may be awarded against their existing Masters qualification, where the applicant has appropriate experience of practice in line with the University Professional Doctorate Framework and/or evidence of appropriate continuous professional development.


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