Department of Sports Science and Physical Education

Faculty of Education, The Chinese University of Hong Kong

Master of Philosophy (Sports Science and Physical Education)



QUALIFICATION FOR ADMISSION
Applicants must have a recognized Bachelor's degree, obtained the Postgraduate Diploma in Education or equivalent education qualification, and relevant working experience in the educational sector. Applicants should fulfill the "English Language Proficiency Requirement" as stipulated by the Graduate School. Please refer to the "Postgraduate Prospectus" or web page: http://www.gs.cuhk.edu.hk for details on this requirement.

PERIOD OF STUDY
Full-time programme: 2 years (maximum period of study: 4 years)
Part-time programme: 3 years (maximum period of study: 5 years)

PROGRAMME DESCRIPTION
The programme reflects the mission of the Department and is based on the assumption that physical activity is a health-related behaviour that influences the health and well being of individuals. It is from the perspective that post-graduate students can study physical activity (including sports) using a biomechanical, psychological, sociological, pedagogical or physiological approach. Consequently, all of the research conducted in the Department is focused on physical activity in terms of its contribution to related fields of sports medicine, health and exercise.

PROGRAMME REQUIREMENTS
A M.Phil. student is required to conduct an independent research, submit thesis and pass the oral defence. In consultation with the supervisor, s/he may take credit-earning courses which benefit her/his study. 

AREA OF STUDY
  • Curriculum Policy, Design & Implementation in Sports & Physical Education
  • Health and Fitness
  • Measurement in Physical Education and Sports
  • Physical Education and Sports Pedagogy
  • Sports Biomechanics
  • Sports Physiology
  • Sports Psychology
  • Sports Sociology

COMPLETED THESIS
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PROGRAMME BROCHURE 
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APPLICATION DEADLINE
(2017 September Intake - Full-time mode only)
January 31, 2017
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Online Application
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COMMENCEMENT OF CLASSES
August 2017

Enquiries:
Tel: 3943 6089
Email: sports@cuhk.edu.hk