Entry requirements

Upper second class honours degree in sports science or other relevant biological science that contains a substantial element of exercise physiology such as applied human physiology or physiotherapy.

Months of entry

October

Course content

The programme provides you with the opportunity to gain an in-depth understanding of the physiological, nutritional and metabolic demands of exercise and training, and their implications for participation in sport and for the maintenance of good health.

It is designed for graduates possessing a good degree in sports science or other relevant biological science, and offers study at a high level in the defined areas, with emphasis on the research literature and hands-on experience of traditional and novel laboratory techniques. It is an excellent basis for research or for a career in teaching in further or higher education.

Compulsory Modules Semester 1

  • Physiology of Exercise and Sport
  • Sport and Exercise Nutrition
  • Exercise and Immunology
  • Vocational Skills in Sport and Exercise Nutrition and Physiology

Semester 2

  • Quantitative Research
  • Current Research in Exercise Physiology
  • Laboratory Techniques in Sport and Exercise Physiology

Summer

Information for international students

English Language requirements: overall 6.5 with not less than 6.0 in the individual Listening, Reading, Writing and Speaking tests or TOEFL (ibt) 92 overall Listening 21, Reading 21, Writing 22 and Speaking 22. http://www.lboro.ac.uk/international/englang/index.htm

Fees and funding

http://www.lboro.ac.uk/study/finance/index.html

Qualification and course duration

MSc

part time
24+ months
full time
12 months

Course contact details

Name
Postgraduate Admissions
Email
pgtaught@lboro.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0)1509 222 496