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  • Qualification

    Bachelor of Science (with Honours) - BSc (Hons)

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date


  • Duration

    3 Years

Course summary

With our human physiology degree, you’ll develop both a strong theoretical and a practical understanding of physiology, with a particular focus on physical activity and health. You’ll look in-depth at the human body – from the cellular level to the whole person – through specialisms like molecular biology, neuromuscular physiology, cardiovascular science and human movement science.You’ll also get up to speed with the latest theories about how the body responds to movement, exercise and nutrition. In our high-tech laboratories, you’ll learn how to monitor and scientifically investigate the various physiological systems as bodies come under physical and environmental stress.The degree combines the department’s life and health sciences teaching strengths with our internationally regarded research expertise.**FEATURES AND BENEFITS:**- Provides up-to-date knowledge on areas of significant interest in human physiology, with particular emphasis on physical activity and health.- Our teaching and research laboratories includ blood biochemistry, biomechanics, and motor control and exercise performance laboratories.- You’ll have access to specialist equipment for research in genetics, cell biology, nutrition, orthopaedics and exercise science.- You’ll have access to regular online video support, which provides additional explanation and guidance on a range of topics, from coursework and exam paper guidance to lab demonstrations.

Application deadline

15 January

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To include grade C in one of the following subjects: Biology (with Pass in Practical Assessment), Human Biology or Applied Science.


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University information

Manchester Metropolitan University

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  • Campus address

    Manchester Metropolitan University, All Saints Building, All Saints, Manchester, Manchester, M15 6BH, England

The university welcomes a diverse international student population of over 3,000 students from more than 130 countries around the world.
Each year a range of welcome events are organised to help new students settle into university, explore the city and prepare for academic studies.
English courses can help to build language confidence and knowledge of UK culture. Students can study at the university's British Council accredited centre.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    49th out of 73 24

  • Entry standards

    / Max 225
    125 56%


  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    85.0 85%


  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.62 72%



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