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Ph.D in Physical Education & Sports

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Doctorate in Physical Education

PhD Physical Education is a research-based doctorate course that involves deep research in advanced Physical Education topics like Biomechanics, Sports Nutrition, Management in Physical Education, Technology in Physical Education, etc. The minimum duration of the Phd in Physical Education course is 3 years, but it can be extended to 5 years.

PhD in Physical Education in ISER Education

The PhD in Physical Education and Youth Sport is a structured PhD designed to offer suitably qualified graduates and experienced professionals the opportunity to develop their academic knowledge, skills, and qualifications through evidence-based critical debate and reflective professional practice related to Physical Education and Youth Sports.

Using research to change yourself and society, this program is ideal for those looking to undertake a Ph.D. whilst working within Education, School or community sports settings, professional sports academies, or for those working in grassroots sports coaching as volunteers but wanting to progress their career, wherever you are in the world.

The Ph.D. aims to develop the capability of individuals to work within a professional context while researching and theorizing their practice in schools, sports, exercise settings, or other contexts related to physical education and youth sports. Students will be colleagues who construct their identities as practitioners, researchers, leaders, coaches, and policymakers. Your prime motivation will be to generate professional knowledge, apply this to practice, and ultimately advance your career.

Through the degree, you will have the opportunity to build up a substantial piece of original research, focused on Physical Education and Youth Sport as a pathway for positive change during childhood, and across the life course that has real relevance to policy and practice.

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Highlights of PhD in Physical Education Course

Advanced understanding of the Subject: Students will be able to acquire an advanced understanding of the Physical Education subtopic they have chosen through this course.     


Research procedures: To prepare for their projects, students will learn how to apply a variety of research procedures. This includes conducting literature reviews, formulating research questions, designing methodologies, collecting data, and analyzing findings, fostering a comprehensive understanding of the research process.


Literature Review: As part of the course, students will learn how to evaluate a variety of literary works for their research assignments.

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