About Fees Study Entry Prospects How to apply Faculty of Health Sciences MSc in Clinical Exercise Physiology Postgraduate - Taught MSc PGDip PGCert Open for admission in 2018/19 Open for admission in 2019/20 Start in September Full time Part time MSc 1 calendar year 2 calendar years PGDip 1 year 2 years PGCert 1 year 1 and a half years How to apply About the course Clinical exercise physiology is an emerging discipline and this MSc offers you chance to carry out progressive research to further advance the field. Students are supported throughout by teaching staff active in research that is critical to our understanding of the subject. The course is designed for a wide variety of groups, including sports and exercise science graduates, personal trainers and health workers, including nurses and physiotherapists. Students gain an understanding of the science behind clinical exercise physiology and develop an extensive range of laboratory skills. We offer opportunities to apply the scientific knowledge you learn to real life settings and students have the option of undertaking work placements with local health services. We have strong links with the NHS and the City Healthcare Partnership. The University also has links with the British Association of Sport and Exercise Sciences giving you the opportunity to work with national and international leaders in the field. Students will undertake a significant research project which they will deliver to an end-of-year postgraduate conference. The programme is available at postgraduate certificate, postgraduate diploma and masters level. The MSc has been designed to allow flexible study to enable professionals to continue working. Our teaching staff Dr Andrew Simpson Dr Huw Jones Dr James Hobkirk Professor Lee Ingle Professor Sean Carroll Come to an open day Grab a prospectus Where you'll study The location below may not be the exact location of all modules on your timetable. The buildings you'll be taught in can vary each year and depend on the modules you study. Hull Campus Click to view directions on Google Maps Get in touch Admissions +44 (0)1482 466850 International Enquiries Fees and funding Home/EU: £7,275 Home/EU (part-time): £810 (20 credits), £2,425 (60 credits), £3,640 (90 credits) Part-time fees are charged pro-rata to the full-time fee, according to the number of credits being studied. A new system of postgraduate loans for Masters degrees in the UK are now available. They provide up to £10,609 for full-time and part-time taught and research Masters courses in all subject areas. For more information, visit our Postgraduate Loans page. The fees shown for Home/EU are for 2018/19 entry. The fees for 2019/20 have not yet been confirmed, and may increase. International: 2018/19 entry: £16,0002019/20 entry: £16,600 International applicants may need to pay a tuition fee deposit before the start of the course. Visit our tuition fee deposit page for more information. Graduate Studentship The University of Hull is pleased to offer graduates progressing from undergraduate to postgraduate taught study a studentship towards the cost of their tuition fees. Find out if you’re eligible by visiting the University of Hull Graduate Studentship page. International Scholarships and Bursaries For a list of all scholarships and bursaries for international students, please visit the International Scholarships and Bursaries page. We also offer an International Studentship Scheme Discount. UK and EU Scholarships and Bursaries The University offers a range of scholarships to help you with your studies. For more information, please visit the UK and EU Scholarships and Bursaries page. ‘‘The work we’re doing and the University’s strong industry links means we are actively helping to improve patient care." Simon Nichol, PhD in Cardiac Rehabilitation (Exercise Physiology) What you'll study The course combines theory and practice to focus on advanced exercise physiology, clinical exercise testing and training, exercise prescription, pathophysiology of disease and exercise adherence. It includes phlebotomy, submaximal exercise testing and electrocardiography. Students can complete a placement with one of our regional network clinical healthcare providers. Each student will undertake a significant research project delivered to an end of year postgraduate conference. The masters course is a 45 week programme of full-time study although different levels of award are available as follows: Postgraduate certificate: 3 x 20 credit taught modules taken over an academic year (part-time) Postgraduate diploma: 6 x 20 credit taught modules taken over an academic year Masters degree: Successful completion of the postgraduate diploma stage allows progression to the masters stage which consists of a research project and dissertation written as a journal article and submitted, where possible, to a relevant peer-reviewed national/international academic journal. Core modules Clinical Exercise Testing, Prescription and Programming Biochemical Analysis of Health and Disease Pathophysiology of Cardiometabolic Disease Study the molecular and cellular mechanisms of cardio-metabolic disease induced by obesity and ageing. You will have the opportunity to collect and interpret physiological data, be exposed to clinical environments and present evidence-based contemporary exercise therapies to diseased patients. Psychology of Health and Disease In this module, you will learn about various health-related behaviours (e.g., physical activity, alcohol drinking, smoking, etc.), several chronic diseases (e.g., cancer, coronary heart disease, etc.), and how to design theoretically driven behaviour change interventions to help individuals engage in a healthy lifestyle. Research Methods and Statistics Dissertation Optional modules Cardiovascular Disease, Treatments and Investigations Professional Practice and Clinical Placement Related courses MSc in Cardiovascular Rehabilitation Sport, Health and Exercise Science research degrees MSc in Cancer Rehabilitation Study under experts who collaborate with the likes of the International Olympic Committee, FIFA and the World Anti-Doping Agency. Our state-of-the-art sports facilities are currently being upgraded in a substantial £16-million investment. Find out more Work with professional sports teams and elite athletes, as well as with NHS patients wanting to improve their health. Our £1.5-million Health and Human Performance Lab boasts the sector's latest and most innovative technology. Entry requirements A minimum of a 2.2 Honours degree or equivalent in a relevant subject (sport and exercise science, nursing, sports therapy, physiotherapy, public health or medicine). Note: Second semester of the programme will provide a choice between Clinical Placement and Psychology of Health and Disease module. If you choose to undertake the Clinical Placement option, you need to be aware that you will have to successfully pass an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check. This will administered on your behalf by the School once you start the programme. Should your check not be successful, you will be automatically assigned to the Psychology of Health and Disease module. International students If you require a Tier 4 student visa to study or if your first language is not English you will be required to provide acceptable evidence of your English language proficiency level. This course requires academic IELTS 6.5 overall, with 6.0 in each skill. For other English language proficiency qualifications acceptable by this University, please click here. If your English currently does not reach the University's required standard for this programme, you may be interested in one of our English language courses. Future prospects This programme is designed to help embed the theories and practice of exercise physiology in health workers. Many people undertaking this programme of study may already work for the health service or within the sports industry. For these students, the course will strengthen your CV and enable further professional development as you become an expert in your field. People who do not already work in the sector may seek employment within the NHS, or for private healthcare providers, including BUPA and Nuffield Health, or as sports rehabilitators.