Taught course

MSc Clinical Exercise Physiology

University of East London · School of Health, Sports and Bioscience - HSB

Entry requirements


Other Accepted Qualifications:

2:1 honours degree in Physiology, Biochemistry, Sports Science, Applied Biology, Physiotherapy or other health related subjects.

Mature Students:

Can demonstrate their enthusiasm and commitment to study and have the relevant life/work experience that equips them to succeed on the course. Assessed via application, personal statement and interview on a case by case basis.

Occupational health requirements

Students who have applied to study healthcare programmes are required to obtain Occupational Health clearance. This is to ensure that you are fit for all aspects of the course, and also to protect the public who may be affected by your placement activities.

As a healthcare student, you must comply with Department of Health guidelines on immunisations, vaccinations and screening required to protect you and your patients during the course of your work. In order to undertake placement activities you will be required to be vaccinated for some infectious diseases if you do not already have immunity to them.

During your course you will be given the opportunity to be screened and given any relevant vaccinations at no cost to you the student. Without appropriate immunity or vaccinations your place on the course may be at risk.

Months of entry


Course content

This MSc in Clinical Exercise Physiology provides students the opportunity to implement evidence-based practice in the support of people living with long-term health conditions. Clinical Exercise Physiologists specialise in health and fitness screening and assessment, exercise prescription and delivery, and the implementation of behaviour change strategies for the prevention, treatment and management of health conditions.

You will learn how to screen and assess individuals across a spectrum of health and disease, and how to use clinical and scientific reasoning to optimise the delivery of safe and effective exercise-based interventions.

Information for international students

Overall IELTS 7.0 with a minimum of 6.5 in Writing and Reading, 6.0 in Speaking and Listening (or recognised equivalent).

If you do not meet the academic English language requirements for your course, you may be eligible to enrol onto a pre-sessional English programme. The length of the course will depend on your current level of English and the requirements for your degree programme. We offer a 5-week and an 11-week pre-sessional course.

Fees and funding

UK students
9,720£ per year
International students
14,340£ per year


Full Time- 9,720£ per year


Full Time- 14,340£ per year

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

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

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