University of Portsmouth

University of Portsmouth

Clinical Exercise Science

This course is designed to inform students of the clinical aspects of exercise, providing a qualification that will enable them to apply theory to practice.

Entry requirements

A minimum of a 2.1 Honours degree or equivalent in a relevant subject. In addition, admissions requirements also include completion of the initial training component of a register of exercise proffesional (REPS) approved Level 2 gym instructor award. 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.

Course modules

Modules include: Clinical physiology; exercise programming and behaviour change; clinical placement; applied research methods; research project.

Assessment methods

Assessment is based on practical assessment, research reports, applied essays, case studies, project report, poster presentation.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time £ 5,100 per Academic year (home fees) 1 years
MSc Full-time £ 11,500 per Academic year (overseas fees) 1 years
MSc Part-time £ 5,750 per Academic year (home fees) 2 years
MSc Part-time £ 5,750 per Academic year (overseas fees) 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Main Site Portsmouth PO1 2UP South East

Key information

Admissions Team, Faculty of Science
Telephone number: 
023 9284 5550