Taught course

Clinical Exercise Science

Institution
University of Portsmouth · School of Sport, Health and Exercise Science
Qualifications
MSc

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Entry requirements

  • A minimum of a 2:1 honours degree or equivalent in a relevant subject.
  • Professional experience and other qualifications may be taken into consideration for applicants not meeting this requirement.
  • English language proficiency at a minimum of IELTS band 7.0 with no component score below 6.5.

Months of entry

September

Course content

On this MSc Clinical Exercise Science course, you'll develop the knowledge, skills and behaviours required to support people with long-term health conditions to improve their quality of life, through safe and effective activity and fitness programmes.

You'll learn about medical management, fitness assessment, exercise prescription and behaviour change, and develop your professional skills in exercise and physical activity. You'll learn how to support people with long-term conditions such as cardiovascular disease, diabetes, stroke chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, renal disease, arthritis and cancer.

When you complete the course, you'll be set for a career providing clinical exercise physiology services and have the option to work towards becoming a clinical exercise physiologist.

On this course, you'll:
  • Be taught by clinicians to develop an understanding of the medical management of long term conditions
  • Develop practical skills in physiological assessment
  • Apply theory-based interventions to change physical activity behaviours in people with long term conditions
  • Develop confidence and competence in communicating with clients in a professional and approachable way
  • Access career development opportunities
  • Have the opportunity to work towards American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM) Clinical Exercise Physiologist certification

Fees and funding

UK students
https://www.port.ac.uk/study/masters-and-postgraduate-taught/fees-and-funding
International students
https://www.port.ac.uk/study/masters-and-postgraduate-taught/fees-and-funding

https://www.port.ac.uk/study/masters-and-postgraduate-taught/fees-and-funding

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

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

Course contact details

Name
Admissions Team
Email
admissions@port.ac.uk
Phone
023 9284 5566