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  • Qualification

    MSc - Master of Science

  • Location

    Preston Campus

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP-21

  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary

The Clinical Exercise Physiology MSc focuses evidence-based practice to support people with long-term health conditions. This programme will give you the knowledge and practical experience to prepare for a career in exercise physiology in a clinical setting.

You will gain extensive practical experience in key physiological tests such as cardiopulmonary exercise testing, ECG and spirometry. A unique feature of this programme is that the practical-based setting will be a real-world cardiac physiology laboratory, as such you will be performing tests on people who have a clinical diagnosis.

As the University has strong links with the NHS and community rehabilitation centres, you will gain valuable practical experience within a contemporary exercise rehabilitation programme as part of your clinical placement

This programme offers a unique opportunity for students to choose a module pathway that meets their interests and career goals. You will have the choice to undertake a research project or a substantial clinical placement, aimed to provide experience and develop competencies within a clinical setting.

Why study with us

  • Look forward to enhanced job opportunities in the NHS and other health care providers
  • Access to cutting edge equipment, including 12-lead ECG and cardiopulmonary exercise testing equipment in a real-word clinical setting
  • Enjoy a combination of invaluable practical experience and theoretical learning

Future careers

The MSc in Clinical Exercise Physiology will enhance job opportunities across the NHS and other health care providers.

Careers such as:

  • Exercise Physiologist
  • Cardiac Physiologist
  • Exercise Referral Specialist
  • Specialist Exercise Instructor
  • Physical Activity Therapist
  • Sports Rehabilitator
  • Private Healthcare such as BUPA and Nuffield Health

Tuition fees

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(international fees)

£ 13,500per year

Tuition fees shown are for indicative purposes and may vary. Please check with the institution for most up to date details.

University information

University of Central Lancashire

  • University League Table

    70th

  • Campus address

    University of Central Lancashire, Preston, Lancashire, PR1 2HE, England

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    29th out of 39

    35th out of 35 1

    10th out of 39 2

  • Entry standards

    / Max 225
    n/a

  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    74 74%

    27th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.29 86%

    8th

    7
  • Entry standards

    / Max 239
    120 49%

    33rd

    2
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    n/a

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.80 76%

    28th

    7
  • Entry standards

    / Max 215
    156 76%

    8th

    9
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    100 100%

    1st

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 100
    4.37 87%

    9th

    3

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