Taught course

Exercise Physiology

Newcastle University · School of Biomedical Sciences

Entry requirements

At least a 2:1 honours degree, or international equivalent, in a relevant subject such as:

  • sport and exercise science
  • physiology.

Applicants with lower or non-standard qualifications and relevant industrial experience will be considered on an individual basis.

Months of entry


Course content

Newcastle University is the first Russell Group University to develop an MSc in Exercise Physiology.

You'll study theory and conduct research relating to applied exercise physiology. Our interactive modules attract those who wish to become industry professionals. You'll become a reflective, responsible and independent exercise physiologist. The course exposes you to key industry partners. This enables you to forge professional links to advance your future career.

Previous industry partners include:

  • Newcastle United
  • Newcastle Falcons Rugby
  • Newcastle Eagles Basketball
  • clinician-scientists from the local NHS Trusts.

You'll receive tuition from clinical and academic experts from the:

Information for international students

English Language Requirements

Direct Entry: IELTS 6.5 overall (with a minimum of 6.0 in all sub-skills).

Fees and funding

See Fees and Funding tab in the Programme information in our online Prospectus.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MSc
    full time
    12 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

Exercise Physiology team