Liverpool John Moores University

Liverpool John Moores University

Exercise Physiology

LJMU's Exercise Physiology MSc is geared towards both classical physiology and research at the forefront of molecular exercise physiology. - Study on a programme developed by world-leading researchers in our pioneering School of Sport and Exercise Sciences - Access state-of-the-art physiology and biochemistry laboratories in our award-winning Tom Reilly Building - Benefit from a strong emphasis on active learning and practical training - Look forward to a variety of career opportunities, including working as an Exercise Physiologist in either sport science/athletic support or health assessment contexts, further study at Doctoral level and teaching and lecturing in science - Study full-time (1 year) or part-time (2 years) There has never been a more exciting time to undertake an MSc in Exercise Physiology. Sport represents one of the world's major businesses and scientists have an increasingly prominent role in working with athletes, coaches, governing bodies and industry to help optimise elite performance.

Entry requirements

MSc: You will need: a minimum 2:1 honours degree in sport science, or a related discipline or (if you have been out of education for some time) to provide details of relevant experience in lieu of formal qualifications, for example, work experience, voluntary work, research etc. Please describe in detail how this has helped you to improve your knowledge of exercise physiology Additional Information IELTS score of 6.5 (minimum of 5.5 in each component) Pearson 58-64 (minimum 51 in each component for UKVI purposes) RPL is accepted on this programme International students applying to study a full-time taught Masters, MRes, Mphil or PhD at LJMU should check if they require an Academic Technology Approval Scheme or ATAS certificate. International students entering on a Tier 4 visa cannot study part time. Please contact LJMU's International Admissions Team for further details If you have any specific queries, please contact scspgt@ljmu.ac.uk Please note: All international qualifications are subject to a qualification equivalency check via NARIC. View country specific entry requirements: www.ljmu.ac.uk/study/courses/international-entry-requirements Contact LJMU's International Admissions Team (internationaladmissions@ljmu.ac.uk) for guidance on visa information. Further information is also available from our international web pages: www.ljmu.ac.uk/international

Course modules

Your programme is made up of a number of core modules and a Research Project as detailed below. Core modules Molecular Exercise Physiology (20 credits) Physiological Assessment (20 credits) Integrative Physiology and Metabolic Regulation (20 credits) Applied Exercise Physiology (20 credits) Contemporary Research in Exercise Physiology (20 credits) Research Methods (20 credits) Research Project (60 credits)

Assessment methods

To cater for the wide-ranging content of our courses and the varied learning preferences of our students, we offer a range of assessment methods on each programme. Assessment techniques vary from module to module to reflect relevant assessment approaches and the key learning points of each topic. Each module has specific learning objectives which are formally assessed. The modes of assessment include: written essays, case reports, laboratory reports, computer assessments, written examinations, oral examinations and oral/poster presentations.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2019 7,600 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 Years
MSc Full-time September 2019 14,450 per Year 1 (International) 1 Years
MSc Full-time September 2019 7,600 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 Years
MSc Full-time September 2019 7,600 per Year 1 (England) 1 Years
MSc Full-time September 2019 7,600 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 Years
MSc Full-time September 2019 7,600 per Year 1 (EU) 1 Years
MSc Part-time September 2019 - 2 Years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Liverpool John Moores University L2 2QP North West

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