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Exercise Physiology and Rehabilitation

National University of Ireland, Galway

12 months
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17500 EUR/year
8750 EUR/year
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About

The Exercise Physiology and Rehabilitation programme of the National University of Ireland, Galway will provide knowledge and skill sets required for exercise prescription in a clinical setting.

Overview

About this programme

The Exercise Physiology and Rehabilitation programme of the National University of Ireland, Galway is designed to provide qualified physiotherapists advanced knowledge and training in the development and application of exercise interventions in the rehabilitation of various chronic diseases.

Students will develop an advanced knowledge of exercise physiology including in-depth understanding of physiological processes that occur during exercise. Students will understand how these changes are beneficial to improving health and fitness. Students will have a clear understanding of the methods of evaluation that can be used to assess these changes, to evaluate the fitness level and to plan and prescribe an exercise program that will be beneficial to the individual as a therapeutic intervention in certain chronic disease settings.

Career Opportunities

Course syllabus is aligned to CORU recommendations in Ireland and American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM) Clinical Exercise Physiologist Qualification. Upon completion students will be able to obtain CPD points. Students will also be eligible for Clinical Exercise Physiologist certification from ACSM. International students with an appropriate undergraduate degree in Physiotherapy will be able to apply for registration in Ireland.  

Upon completion of the course students will receive appropriate professional qualification and recognition.

This programme, due to its online mode of study, will appeal to busy professionals wishing to upskill.

Programme Structure

  • Topics featured in the course lecture/seminar series include nerve-muscle physiology, cardiorespiratory physiology, integrated physiological responses to exercise and methods of evaluation, metabolism and nutrition in exercise and rehabilitation, methods of physiological assessment during exercise in clinical populations and scientific principles of exercise prescription,.

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
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).
6.5
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TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated 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.
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Credits

90 ECTS

Delivered

On Campus, Blended

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.
Lower Second Class

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).
6.5
Start practicing IELTS today!
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated 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.
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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Level 8 (or equivalent) Bachelor’s degree in Physiotherapy, Physical Therapy or Occupational Therapy, with a minimum score of 2.2 (or equivalent)
  • International students will need to obtain an IELTS score of 6.5.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    17500 EUR/year
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    Based on the tuition of 17500 EUR per year during 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    8750 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 8750 EUR per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Galway

800 - 1100 EUR /month
Living costs

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

Funding

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