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Applied Exercise Physiology MSc (PGCert PGDip)

University of Brighton

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Full-time | Eastbourne Campus | 1 year | SEP-19
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  • Part-time | Eastbourne Campus | 6 years | SEP-19

Key information

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    18 (Sports Science)
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    / 4.00
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    / 1.00
  • Qualification

    Master of Science

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Course Summary

This course is for you if you are interested in sport and exercise physiology, and you are not too sure which direction to take yet. It will give you an opportunity to deepen your understanding of both applied sport and applied exercise physiology. During your MSc, you will be learn how to use new equipment such as ECG, spirometers, breath-by-breath analysers and blood sampling analysers. You'll develop your laboratory skills in the early part of the course, to deepen your understanding of integrative physiology through laboratory practicals and enquiry-based learning such as discussions of real case scenarios. You will gain real-world experience in areas relevant to your interests by working alongside experienced practitioners. Past projects have included working with participants in our cardiac rehabilitation and falls prevention programmes.

Career opportunities for sport and exercise scientists are growing. Many hospitals and primary care trusts appoint specialists with exercise backgrounds to work in areas such as cardiac rehabilitation and health promotion. An MSc in Applied Exercise Physiology from the University of Brighton will help you to stand out in today's competitive job market. It will equip you with both the theoretical knowledge and practical skills necessary for a successful career and is also ideal preparation for continuing your study at MPhil or PhD level.

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£6,426 per year

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About this University

The University of Brighton is a thriving multi-campus university on the south coast of England with a longstanding focus on practice-based, creative and professional education. All undergraduate courses provide opportunities for work-related learning, with many offering professional accreditation and extended work placements. Students can tailor their degree through optional modules that fit with their particular interests.


Eastbourne Campus

Robert Dodd Building

49 Darley Raod


BN20 7UR