University of Portsmouth
Clinical Exercise Science
A minimum of a 2:1 honours degree or equivalent in a relevant subject. Applicants are subject to interview. All offers are subject to Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) clearance and Occupational Health clearance. English language proficiency at a minimum of IELTS band 7.0 with no component score below 6.5.
You can choose to take this course in either full-time or part-time mode. Our course draws on the strengths and thriving research expertise in the faculty.
Here are the units you will study:
Applied Research Methods: This prepares you for your Research Project by covering research design, discussing different investigation strategies and identifying appropriate statistical analyses.
Clinical Physiology: This unit develops a critical understanding of the pathophysiology of chronic lifestyle diseases and the application and interpretation of diagnostic procedures for these diseases.
Exercise Rehabilitation: On this unit you will gain experience of working in clinical exercise settings, such as cardiac rehabilitation, to allow you to apply your knowledge in a professional environment, where you will develop skills in risk stratification and leading safe and effective physical activities.
Psychology of Exercise and Physical Activity: This unit covers the emerging field of psychology in physical activity and exercise settings. You will study topics relevant to understanding how psychological theory can influence the promotion and prescription of exercise and physical activity to optimise health and wellbeing.
Research Project: The unit will also guide you through the submission of a research proposal and the submission of research in the form of a manuscript. Your project will enable you to carry out a research study in the area of clinical exercise.
Teaching and Assessment:
Your learning experience will be research-informed, and will be delivered by enthusiastic, dedicated and knowledgeable staff who will encourage and assist you to achieve your full potential. Teaching is largely based around seminar, practical and workshop sessions.
How are you assessed?
You will be assessed in a variety of ways with a focus on self-assessment and problem-based assignments. Here's how we assess you:
|Qualification||Study mode||Start month||Fee||Course duration|
|MSc||Full-time||September 2016||GBP 5,100 per Year 1 (England)||1 years|
|MSc||Full-time||September 2016||GBP 11,500 per Year 1 (International)||1 years|
|MSc||Full-time||September 2016||GBP 5,100 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland)||1 years|
|MSc||Full-time||September 2016||GBP 5,100 per Year 1 (Scotland)||1 years|
|MSc||Full-time||September 2016||GBP 5,100 per Year 1 (Wales)||1 years|
|MSc||Part-time||September 2016||GBP 5,750 per Year 1 (Scotland)||2 years|
|MSc||Part-time||September 2016||GBP 5,750 per Year 1 (Wales)||2 years|
|MSc||Part-time||September 2016||GBP 5,750 per Year 1 (England)||2 years|
|MSc||Part-time||September 2016||GBP 5,750 per Year 1 (International)||2 years|
|MSc||Part-time||September 2016||GBP 5,750 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland)||2 years|
|Campus name||Town||Postcode||Region||Main campus||Campus||Partner|
|Main Site||Portsmouth||PO1 2UP||South East|
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