Taught course

Clinical Exercise Physiology

University of Salford · School of Health and Society

Entry requirements

BSc (Hons) graduates with a 2:1 or above in Exercise or Health Sciences; Sport Science; Biological Sciences equivalent with an emphasis on human physiology.

Months of entry


Course content

This programme focuses on using 'exercise as medicine', to treat and manage conditions as well as to rehabilitate patients recovering from illness.

We are currently applying for programme accreditation with the Registration Council for Clinical Physiologists (RCCP). Once accreditation has been approved, students who pass all modules and the clinical assessment of competencies will be eligible to register with RCCP as a Clinical Exercise Physiologist.

You will:

Develop an understanding of advanced levels of clinical physiology and aetiology of disease states

Learn how to support your clients and patients to live healthier lifestyles, enabling them to self-manage chronic conditions such as diabetes and heart disease, as well as recovering from illnesses such as cancer

Gain experience using state-of-the-art equipment in our Human Performance Laboratory

Information for international students

Overseas students must provide evidence of proficiency in English - IELTS 6.5 band score (minimum of 6.5 for reading and writing and no less than 6.0 for the speaking and listening components) or above are proof of this.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

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

Course contact details

University of Salford
+44 (0)161 295 4545