Entry requirements

A minimum of a 2.1 in a Biological or Biomedical related degree. Those with an unrelated degree or a lower classification in a related degree but with relevant experience will be considered for entry. International applicants must have a minimum of IELTS 6.5.

Months of entry


Course content

The MSc Physiology programme is designed to provide an advanced understanding of selected aspects of human physiology. The programme will be evidence based and will develop key subject specific and generic knowledge and skills. The programme will be delivered at the All Saints campus where significant investment over the last 10 years has provided high quality teaching space and laboratories. Teaching will be a mixture of face-face lectures, small group tutorials and laboratory work. This teaching is underpinned by high quality research.

Core units

  • Project
  • Research Methods and Ethics in Biomedical Science
  • Advanced Aspects of Neuroscience
  • Advanced Nutritional and Exercise Physiology
  • Applied Physiology Techniques
  • Cardiorespiratory Physiology
  • Musculoskeletal Science

Career Prospects

This programme aims to produce high quality graduates who are knowledgeable, confident and enthusiastic about physiology and who are prepared for further postgraduate study and/or a range of other careers that will utilize their subject specific and generic knowledge and skills.

Information for international students

For more information to support your studies in the UK, including course details, how to apply, and living in the UK visit www.mmu.ac.uk/international

Fees and funding

UK students
Please check the website for the latest fees
International students
Please check the website for the latest fees

Please check the latest Postgraduate prospectus for information on the tuition fees for each course. For further information on potential sources of funding for postgraduate students, visit http://www2.mmu.ac.uk/study/postgraduate/fees/

Qualification and course duration


full time
12 months

Course contact details

Course Enquiries Team
+44 (0)161 247 6969