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PURSUING A RESEARCH MASTERS. 2013. WHY?. There is more to HK degree than Physio . Research is fun!. Steps. Decide what area: ex phys, sociology, health, biomechanics, philosophy, etc….. Web searches for advisor. Talk to “us”

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Pursuing a research masters

PURSUING A RESEARCH MASTERS

2013


Pursuing a research masters

WHY?

  • There is more to HK degree than Physio.

  • Research is fun!


Steps

Steps

  • Decide what area: ex phys, sociology, health, biomechanics, philosophy, etc…..

  • Web searches for advisor.

  • Talk to “us”

  • Contact potential advisor: Avoid: “hey you got room?” lingo. Professional.

  • Apply to program + apply for scholarships

  • Ask to speak to current students

  • Tip: picking advisor, not university –diff. than undergrad.


Master of arts ma

Master of Arts (MA)

  • Flexibility with thesis topic

  • 3-5 courses

  • 3 hour classes/ seminar setting

  • Funding via Advisor grant, TAing, RAing.

  • OGS / SSHRC

  • Philosophy, sociology, history, “combo” , anthro, *some sport psych, coaching, *some sport management/marketing

  • If do MA cannot do PhD in Ex Phys

  • Independent work. Motivation.

  • TRAVEL via Conferences.


Master of science msc

Master of Science (MSc.)

  • STATS ! STATS!


X success stories

X success stories

  • Jeff Carron (2008) MA/PhD McGill- SSHRC

  • Olivia Durst (2009) MA Manitoba- CCES

  • Lizzy Hardy (2010) MA Manitoba/SSHRC- 10gs

  • Duncan Raymond (2008) Msc- Alberta- 10gs

  • Bridgett (2009)- Msc +PhD- Queens

  • Mark Levangie, (2009) McGill, hockey, NSSRC

  • Brooke Lenser (2013), IOA, M.A. Greece


Important

Important

  • Play with the cool kids, but…

  • Don’t do drugs!


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