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Human and Applied Physiology, M.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 12 months
    Duration
University rank #33 (QS) London, United Kingdom
The Human and Applied Physiology MSc at King's College London will give you an advanced theoretical and practical understanding of the functioning of the muscular, respiratory and cardiovascular systems, including the effects of extreme environmental conditions on whole-body physiology. 

Overview

This innovative Human and Applied Physiology MSc at King's College London will put you at the cutting edge of the field alongside internationally renowned experts. 

Key benefits

  • The original and foremost course in human and applied physiology in the UK.
  • Unique exposure to human physiology applied to aerospace and military medicine offered only by King’s.
  • Training in a wide variety of relevant practical laboratory skills.
  • Gain a knowledge base of human physiology particularly relevant for careers in biomedical research and medicine.
  • Lectures from world-leading experts in a variety of different fields.

Career prospects

The graduates go on to careers in academic teaching and research, medicine, clinical physiology, health services, sports science support, and research posts in industry or in Ministry of Defence research establishments.

Programme Structure

Courses Include:
  • Skeletal Muscle Function and Plasticity: from movement to molecules
  • Cardiovascular and Respiratory Physiology: from rest to exhaustive exercise
  • Human Physiology in Extreme Environments
  • Key Topics in Human Performance in Health and Disease
  • Library Project in Human and Applied Physiology
  • Research Project in Human and Applied Physiology

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 12 months
  • Credits
    180 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

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  • Minimum required score:

    92

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General Requirements

  • Minimum 2:1 in a biomedical Science, Physiology, Medicine or Sport Science related subject.
  • A personal statement of up to 4,000 characters (maximum 2 pages) is required.
  • A copy (or copies) of your official academic transcript(s), showing the subjects studied and marks obtained. 
  • Two references are required with at least one academic. 
  • Applicants may wish to include a CV (Resume) or evidence of professional registration as part of their application.

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Tuition Fee

  • International

    25500 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 25500 GBP for the full programme and a duration of 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    12300 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 12300 GBP for the full programme and a duration of 12 months.
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Living costs for London

  • 1137 - 2160 GBP/month
    Living Costs

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