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Clinical Exercise Physiology
Clinical Exercise Physiology MSc
Clinical Exercise Physiology MSc

Clinical Exercise Physiology MSc

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  • Level:Master's Degree
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Course Information

Study a Masters in Clinical Exercise Physiology and the open door to your ideal career within the healthcare sector.

With a focus on the epidemiology and pathology of chronic diseases, this full-time course will develop your understanding of the physiological and psychological factors associated with disease, and the role of exercise as a medicine in the prevention, treatment and management of conditions.

On completion of this course you will possess the necessary knowledge and skills to assess an individual’s physical status and quality of life to provide a bespoke solution to enhance their daily living.

Northumbria University is the only provider of this postgraduate physiology degree in the North East and boasts excellent links with key organisations to further support your development and knowledge.

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Module information is indicative and is reviewed annually therefore may be subject to change. Applicants will be informed if there are any changes.

Year 1
PY0756 -
Exercise Psychology (Core,20 Credits)
SP0732 -
Exercise Prescription for Health Disorders and Special Populations (Core,20 Credits)
SP0733 -
Sport and Exercise Science Dissertation (Core,60 Credits)
SP0738 -
Research Methods (Core,20 Credits)
SP0739 -
Epidemiology, aetiology and pathology of health disorders and special populations (Core,20 Credits)
SP0740 -
Clinical Competencies and Assessment Skills (Core,20 Credits)
SP0741 -
Translation of Health Research (Core,20 Credits)

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Career Opportunity

Career Opportunity

  • On graduation you can look forward to working within a number of health organisations such as the NHS, private hospitals or other health providers.
  • The roles that can be performed by you as a clinical exercise physician are varied and include cardiac rehabilitation, respiratory disorder rehabilitation, health screening and intervention, obesity management and exercise therapy for special populations.
  • A high percentage of students also progress onto further study or doctoral-level qualifications. The skills acquired during this course will ensure you are well prepared should you decide to progress down this route.

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Overseas Student Health Cover

Insurance Single: 300 GBP/year

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