Applied Exercise Physiology MSc (PGCert PGDip)

University of Brighton

Key Information

Course duration: 1 year

Mode of study: Full time

Qualification: MSc - Master of Science

Subject Ranking

Sports Science

  • Research Quality
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    3.00 / 4.00
  • Research Intensity
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    0.26 / 1.00

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Home students: £6,426 per year
EU students: £6,426 per course
Overseas students: £13,338 per year

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The Course


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.

Start Dates

  • September 2019 at Eastbourne Campus

University of Brighton

University League Table Ranking: 106th

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Postal Address

School of Sport and Service Management
University of Brighton
Robert Dodd Building
49 Darley Raod
BN20 7UR

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