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Applied Exercise Physiology

University of Brighton

12 months
13572 GBP/year
7704 GBP/year
Tuition fee
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Applied Exercise Physiology offered by University of Brighton is for you if you want to work in the world of exercise for health or with more clinical populations, or if you are undecided whether you want to direct your degree towards exercise or sport and performance. You are ideally suited if you have a curiosity and passion for physiology, as it applies to exercise.


Applied Exercise Physiology offered by University of Brighton gives you an opportunity to deepen your understanding of applied exercise physiology and the careers that can emerge from it.

A priority throughout will be to develop a blend of hard, technical skills alongside softer interpersonal skills and emotional intelligence that is essential to become a practitioner in the workplace.  


89% of our most recent graduates secured a physiology-related position within two months of submitting their final research project and prior to graduating. Most were clinical exercise physiology positions: cardiographers, respiratory and cardiac physiologists, trainee clinical scientists. 

Roles our recent Applied Physiology MSc graduates have secured include:

  • Cardiographer, Guys & St Thomas' Hospitals
  • Regional Clinical Fitness Lead, Nuffield Health (Angel Islington and South)
  • Health screening specialist, Bluecrest Health Screening
  • Exercise scientist, Corporate Health Management, Melbourne
  • Lead physiologist, Trainsharp Cycle Coaching
  • Data analyst, Nisus Consulting Limited
  • Clinical physiologist, BUPA
  • Soft tissue therapist, Brighton & Hove Albion FC

Programme Structure

Courses include: 
  • Skills for Physiological Assessment 
  • Science in Practice
  • Personal and Professional Development
  • Clinical Exercise Physiology
  • Final Research Project
  • Exercise Tolerance 
  • Applied Environmental Physiology
  • Science of Physical Performance and Training

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months
  • Part-time
    • 24 months
    • Flexible

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

Generally there's no deadline for applying for a postgraduate course at Brighton.


180 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Lower Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A good related honours degree (typically 2:1 or above) in sport or exercise sciences, or a relevant science-based degree such as psychology, physiology, biochemistry or zoology. Graduates in more fundamental sciences such as chemistry, physics and mathematics may also be acceptable. Applicants without the minimum qualifications may also be considered, providing they can demonstrate the appropriate background, work experience etc.
In such circumstances, candidates may be interviewed, and evidence will be sought concerning:
  • sustained and substantial work in a field cognate to the degree at an appropriate level
  • the ability to undertake, write up and present an honours level research study
  • an appropriate level understanding of research methods and human physiology
  • the ability to study independently and effectively and to communicate effectively.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    13572 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 13572 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • National

    7704 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 7704 GBP per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Eastbourne

550 - 1000 GBP /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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