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Clinical Exercise Science

Postgraduate Diploma
12 months
Duration
8800 GBP/year
5130 GBP/year
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About

Patients with long-term health conditions can improve their quality of life through safe and effective activity and fitness programmes. Our PgDip Clinical Exercise degree course at University of Portsmouth will teach you the skills required to create these programmes, and prepare you for a career as a Clinical Exercise Specialist.

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Overview

On this Clinical Exercise Science course at University of Portsmouth , you'll learn to help people to manage their long term health conditions through personalised exercise training. You'll apply your knowledge to help people with long-term conditions, like cardiovascular disease, diabetes and cancer.

With professional qualifications, skills and experience, you'll be set for a career providing fitness and exercise training in clinical settings.

What you will experience?

On this course, you'll:

  • Work in clinical settings and our specialist sport and exercise science laboratories
  • Develop your field skills, and learn how to devise personalised exercise training for people with different medical conditions
  • Learn to communicate with clients in a professional and approachable way
  • Work with clinicians, providing exercise in the management of long-term conditions
  • Gain qualifications endorsed by the Register of Exercise Professionals in Clinical Exercise, including: exercise referral, cardiac disease, chronic respiratory diseases, stroke, cancer, falls prevention.

Career

When you graduate, you'll have the skills needed for a successful career in:

  • cardiac rehabilitation
  • pulmonary rehabilitation
  • exercise after cancer
  • exercise after stroke
  • exercise for falls prevention

You can also pursue a career as an exercise physiologist in multi-disciplinary teams, exercise entrepreneur or exercise service manager.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Exercise for Cardiac Rehabilitation 
  • Exercise for Chronic Respiratory Diseases 
  • Exercise for Cancer Care
  • Exercise and Fitness after Stroke
  • Exercise for Falls Prevention 
  • Paediatric Exercise Science and Medicine

Key information

Duration

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

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

Make your application as soon as possible.

Language

English
IELTS or TOEFL needed

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
2 (required)
GMAT admission requirements GMAT The Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) is a test intended to assess certain analytical, writing, quantitative, verbal, and reading skills in written English for use in admission to a graduate management program, such as an MBA. GMAT contains 4 sections - Analytical Writing Assessment, Integrated Reasoning, Quantitative and Verbal. The score has a range from 200 - 800.

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
7 (required)
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at desiganated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. The score refers to a total score which ranges between 10 and 90.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A minimum of a 2:1 honours degree or equivalent in a relevant subject.
  • Applicants are subject to interview.
  • All offers are subject to Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) clearance and Occupational Health clearance.
  • In addition, you're required to have completed, or be in the process of acquiring, an industry-approved exercise referral qualification, such as the University of Portsmouth's Exercise Referral Course, which can be provided prior to commencing the course. Professional experience and other qualifications may be taken into consideration if you do not meet this requirement.
  • English language proficiency at a minimum of IELTS band 7.0 with no component score below 6.5.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    8800 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 8800 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    5130 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 5130 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.

UK/EU/Channel Islands and Isle of Man students

  • Part time: £2,570

International students

  • Part time: £4,400

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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