Northumbria University

Northumbria University

Clinical Exercise Physiology

With a focus on the epidemiology and pathology of chronic diseases, the full-time MSc Clinical Exercise Physiology course will develop your understanding of the physiological and psychological factors associated with disease, and the role of exercise as a medicine in the prevention, treatment and management of conditions. On completion of this course you will possess the necessary knowledge and skills to assess an individual's physical status and quality of life to provide a bespoke solution to enhance their daily living. Northumbria University is the only provider of this postgraduate physiology degree in the North East and boasts excellent links with key organisations to further support your development and knowledge. Throughout the duration of your studies you will be based in our state-of-the-art, British Association of Sport and Exercise Sciences (BASES) approved facilities, allowing you to learn in a high quality and dynamic environment.

Course modules

For a full list of the modules on your course, please access the course pages at

Assessment methods

Your tutors will use a variety of teaching methods, which may include lectures, seminars, problem-based workshops, case discussions, practical activities, group work and tutorials. Teaching is backed up by a well-designed support system that will underpin your learning journey. You will have access to a Guidance Tutor with whom you can discuss any academic issues. Extensive feedback from both tutors and peers is built into the course.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2018 - 1 Years
MSc Part-time September 2018 - 2 Years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
City Centre Campus NE1 8ST North East

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