12 months
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28500 GBP/year
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About

The aim of the Clinical Exercise Physiology at Loughborough University will equip you with the knowledge and skills to promote the prescription of exercise, both as a preventative measure and as a treatment/therapy.

Overview

As the crucial role of exercise and physical activity in the treatment of diseases and medical conditions is increasingly understood, health practitioners are encouraged to consider exercise prescriptions when designing treatment plans and health interventions. Just as the exercise medicine global health initiative continues to grow, so do the opportunities for well-qualified individuals with an understanding of research in this area.

Formerly known as Exercise as Medicine MSc, the Clinical Exercise Physiology MSc at Loughborough University has been developed in response to this trend, drawing on the University's internationally recognised research on physical activity and health. The programme is aimed at individuals with a background in exercise science and/or physical activity who wish to enhance their scientific knowledge and skills to be able to effectively promote the uptake of exercise, particularly for patients with hypertension, diabetes, pulmonary, renal and cardiac conditions, or those at risk of metabolic syndrome.

Careers

The School of Sport, Exercise and Health Sciences is committed to helping you develop the skills and attributes you need to progress successfully in your chosen career.

Graduates of this programme will be able to pursue careers in the allied healthcare professions, such as health promotion; public health; exercise testing and prescription; rehabilitation; higher education and research; clinical exercise physiology; psychology; lifestyle medicine; digital health; concierge medicine and exercise therapy.

This programme is designed to equip you with the skills and knowledge to work alongside clinicians, practitioners and policymakers in the management of lifestyle-related diseases and conditions.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Measurement of Physical Activity & Sedentary Behaviour
  • Epidemiology of Physical Activity
  • Exercise Testing and Prescription and Strategies for Adherence
  • Exercise and Immunology
  • Sport and Exercise Nutrition
  • Psychology of Exercise for Clinical Populations

Key information

Duration

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

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Upper Second Class

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  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • An honours degree (2:1 or above) or equivalent international qualification in sports science or other relevant biological science that contains a substantial element of exercise physiology, such as applied human physiology or physiotherapy.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    28500 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 28500 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • National

    16700 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 16700 GBP per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Loughborough

600 - 1000 GBP /month
Living costs

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

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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