University of Brighton

University of Brighton

Applied Sport Physiology

Students learn with state-of-the-art equipment including environmental chambers, breath-by-breath analysers, blood sampling analysers and transcranial magnetic stimulation devices. Students gain real-world experience in areas relevant to their interests by working alongside experienced practitioners. Past projects have included the design of individualised training programmes leading up to the Brighton Marathon and the physiological testing of elite athletes. Our teaching laboratories are accredited by the British Association of Sport and Exercise Sciences (BASES), as are most of our course staff.

Entry requirements

An Honours degree (typically 2.2 or above) in sport or exercise sciences, or a relevant science-based degree such as psychology, physiology, biochemistry or zoology. Graduates in more fundamental sciences such as chemistry, physics and mathematics may also be acceptable. Applicants without the minimum qualifications may also be considered, providing they can demonstrate the appropriate background, work experience etc. For non-native speakers of English: IELTS 6.5 overall, with 6.5 in writing and a minimum of 5.5 in the other elements; or equivalent qualification.

Course modules

Modules include: critical insights into the study of physiology; professional enquiry; exercise tolerance (integrative physiology); expertise in laboratory skills for sport physiologists. Options include: applied environmental physiology; innovation, entrepreneurship and small business management; bodies of sport; ethical and social responsibility: theory and application; consultancy; issues and innovations in physiology.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,580 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,580 per Year 1 (EU) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,580 per Year 1 (England) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 11,840 per Year 1 (International) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,580 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,580 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 - 6 years
PgCert Full-time September 2016 - 1 years
PgCert Part-time September 2016 - 6 years
PgDip Full-time September 2016 - 1 years
PgDip Part-time September 2016 - 6 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Eastbourne Campus Eastbourne BN20 7UR South East

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