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Course options

  • Qualification

    MSc - Master of Science

  • Location

    City Centre Campus

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP

  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary

This full-time course will focus on the epidemiology and pathology of chronic diseases. You will learn an understanding of the physiological and psychological factors associated with disease. You will also gain insight into how the prevention, treatment and maintenance of various health conditions can be managed by the application of clinical exercise.

As a master of Clinical Exercise Physiology, you will put your skills into practice by working in a clinical setting and getting to grips with patient interaction from the start. Our physiology lab, teaching lab and bio-mechanics lab will equip you with a full range of skills in physiology, in high demand by employers. The clinics will teach you how to work with patients and make a diagnosis, as well as know which kind of exercise is geared towards which patient demographic.

On completion of this course you will possess the necessary knowledge and skills to assess an individual’s physical status and quality of life to provide a bespoke solution to enhance their daily living. You will begin training as an exercise physiologist from the outset of the academic year, to ensure that you graduate prepared and confident for the world of work.

Northumbria University is the only provider of this Clinical Exercise Physiology master’s program in the North East and boasts excellent links with key organisations to further support your development and knowledge.

Based in our state-of-the-art, British Association of Sport and Exercise Sciences (BASES) approved facilities, you will learn in an industry standard, inspirational environment.

This practical-skills based master’s is designed with employment in mind. Our graduates have gone on to scientist-in-training pathways with the NHS, PhD study and a range of careers in health and well-being physiology.

Your Career

Northumbria University is the only provider of this course in the North East of England and it is highly valued by employers. This means that upon graduation you will be standing in excellent stead to benefit from various clinical exercise physiology job prospects.

We boast fantastic links with the NHS and other organisations in the region, thanks to the vast amount of work we do in partnership together.

Our state-of-the-art facilities will allow you to put your skills into practise in industry-standard facilities, meaning you leave with knowledge and understanding that can be applied to a real working environment.

You will leave this course equipped with a solid foundation in clinical exercise physiology, key practitioner skills and research skills that effectively prepare you for a career in this dynamic and rewarding industry.

On graduation you can look forward to working within a number of health organisations such as the NHS, private hospitals, the clinical exercise physiology association and multiple other health providers.

Tuition fees

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£ 15,500per year

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University information

Northumbria University, Newcastle

  • University League Table

    52nd

  • Campus address

    Northumbria University, Northumberland Building, Northumberland Road, Newcastle upon Tyne, Northumberland, NE1 8ST, England

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    29th out of 39

  • Entry standards

    / Max 215
    153 75%

    15th

    4
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    92 92%

    32nd

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 100
    4.44 89%

    9th

    6

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