University of Hull

Degree level: Postgraduate

MSc Clinical Exercise Physiology (Taught)

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Course summary

Clinical exercise physiology is an emerging discipline and this MSc offers you the 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, health workers, 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. We have strong links with the NHS, the City Healthcare Partnership and the British Association of Sport and Exercise Sciences. Students will also 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, enabling professionals to continue working.

Modules

All modules are subject to availability and this list may change at any time. Core modules: Clinical Exercise Testing, Prescription and Programming Biochemical Analysis of Health and Disease Pathophysiology of Cardiometabolic Disease Psychology of Health and Disease Research Methods and Statistics Dissertation (Culture, Criminology, Creativity, and Community)

Assessment method

The course combines theory and practice to focus on advanced exercise physiology, clinical exercise testing and training, exercise prescription, pathophysiology of disease and exercise adherence. It includes phlebotomy, submaximal exercise testing and electrocardiography. Each student will undertake a significant research project delivered to an end of year postgraduate conference. The masters course is a 45 week programme of full-time study although different levels of award are available as follows: Postgraduate certificate: 3 x 20 credit taught modules taken over an academic year (part-time) Postgraduate diploma: 6 x 20 credit taught modules taken over an academic year Masters degree: Successful completion of the postgraduate diploma stage allows progression to the masters stage which consists of a research project and dissertation written as a journal article and submitted, where possible, to a relevant peer-reviewed national/international academic journal.


How to apply

International applicants

If you require a 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 academic IELTS 6.5 overall, with no less than 6.0 in each skill. See other English language proficiency qualifications accepted by this University. 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.

Entry requirements

A minimum of a 2.2 Honours degree or international equivalent in a relevant subject (sport and exercise science, nursing, sports therapy, physiotherapy, public health or medicine). In order to ensure our students have a rich learning and student experience, most of our programmes have a mix of domestic and international students. We reserve the right to close applications early to either group, if application volumes suggest that this blend cannot be achieved. In addition, existing undergraduate students at the University of Hull have a guaranteed ‘Fast Track’ route to any postgraduate programme, subject to meeting the entry criteria.


English language requirements

If you require a 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 academic IELTS 6.5 overall, with no less than 6.0 in each skill. See other English language proficiency qualifications accepted by this University. 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.

https://www.hull.ac.uk/choose-hull/study-at-hull/admissions/english-language-requirements

https://www.hull.ac.uk/choose-hull/study-at-hull/admissions/english-language-requirements


Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £11550 Whole course
Northern Ireland £11550 Whole course
Scotland £11550 Whole course
Wales £11550 Whole course
Channel Islands £11550 Whole course
Republic of Ireland £11550 Whole course
EU £12000 Whole course
International £12000 Whole course

Additional fee information

All fees are subject to change.
MSc Clinical Exercise Physiology at University of Hull - UCAS