Taught course

Clinical Exercise Physiology

University of Hull · Department of Sport, Health and Exercise Science

Entry requirements

Minimum of a 2:2 Honours degree in relevant programme (Sport and exercise science, nursing, sports therapy, physiotherapy, public health or medicine) Government (DBS) clearance required prior to commencing the programme. International students - IELTS of 6.0 with a minimum standard of 5.5 in each component (reading, writing, listening and speaking). Government (DBS) clearance required prior to commencing the programme.

Months of entry


Course content

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 (www.chcpcic.org.uk).

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

Competence in English language is required, as evidenced by IELTS 6.0 (with no less than 5.5 in each skill) or equivalent, or previous study in English. Candidates who do not meet the language requirements may take an English course at the University prior to entering their programme. Please see http://www2.hull.ac.uk/fass/modern-languages/efl.aspx

Fees and funding

UK students
International students

Departmental scholarships and bursaries may be available. For information on fees and funding please go to: www.hull.ac.uk/money

Qualification and course duration


full time
12 months
part time
24 months

Course contact details

Postgraduate Admissions
+44 (0)1482 466850