A minimum of a 2.2 Honours degree or equivalent in a relevant subject (sport and exercise science, nursing, sports therapy, physiotherapy, public health or medicine). Note: Second semester of the programme will provide a choice between Clinical Placement and Psychology of Health and Disease module. If you choose to undertake the Clinical Placement option, you need to be aware that you will have to successfully pass an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check. This will administered on your behalf by the School once you start the programme. Should your check not be successful, you will be automatically assigned to the Psychology of Health and Disease module.
Months of entry
Clinical exercise physiology is an emerging discipline and this MSc offers you chance to carry out progressive research to further advance the field. Students are supported throughout by teaching staff active in research that is critical to our understanding of the subject.
The course is designed for a wide variety of groups, including sports and exercise science graduates, personal trainers and health workers, including nurses and physiotherapists. Students gain an understanding of the science behind clinical exercise physiology and develop an extensive range of laboratory skills.
We offer opportunities to apply the scientific knowledge you learn to real life settings and students have the option of undertaking work placements with local health services. We have strong links with the NHS and the City Healthcare Partnership.
The University also has links with the British Association of Sport and Exercise Sciences giving you the opportunity to work with national and international leaders in the field.
Students will undertake a significant research project which they will deliver to an end-of-year postgraduate conference.
The programme is available at postgraduate certificate, postgraduate diploma and masters level. The MSc has been designed to allow flexible study to enable professionals to continue working.
Information for international students
If you require a Tier 4 student visa to study or if your first language is not English you will be required to provide acceptable evidence of your English language proficiency level.
This course requires IELTS 6.0 overall, with 5.5 in each skill.
For other English language proficiency qualifications acceptable by this University, please see here.
If your English currently does not reach the University's required standard for this programme, you may be interested in one of our English language courses.
Fees and funding
Qualification, course duration and attendance options
- full time12 months
- Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
Course contact details
- Postgraduate Admissions
- + 44 (0) 1482 466850