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


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.

Qualification and course duration


part time
24+ months
full time
12 months

Course contact details

Postgraduate Admissions
+44 (0)1509 222 496