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Clinical Exercise Physiology

This programme provides the required advancement in knowledge underpinned by an extensive and detailed enhancement of your practical skills. Over half the course is devoted to the development of practical, vocational-based skills. In addition to becoming qualified in intermediate life support and phlebotomy, you will become skilled in the delivery of integrated cardiopulmonary stress tests, 12-Lead ECG, echocardiography and so much more. Combined with a clinical placement in 1 or more of our network of NHS and private hospitals across the UK, you will develop a unique set of practical skills and experience. To support the practical skill development the course focuses on advanced exercise physiology and exercise prescription, the pathophysiology of disease, and physical activity promotion and adherence.

Course modules

Core modules: Pathophysiology of cardiovascular disease; technical training for exercise physiology; advanced exercise physiology and exercise prescription; promotion, adhrence and compliance; clinical placement and thesis; research methods.

Assessment methods

You will be assessed in a variety of ways, including: Interactive problem solving exercises; oral presentations in front of a peer group; coursework; essays, in some cases combined with oral defence. The dissertation is a substantial piece of research submitted in a written thesis format followed by a viva voce.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Fee locale Course duration
MSc Part-time September 2018 GBP 38 (Credit) Home/EU 2 Years
MSc Full-time September 2018 GBP 14,450 (Year 1) International 1 Years
MSc Full-time September 2018 GBP 6,825 (Year 1) Home/EU 1 Years

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