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Clinical Exercise Physiology MSc

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Full time | Bedford Campus | 1 year | OCT-22

Study mode

Full time

Duration

1 year

Start date

OCT-22

Key information
DATA SOURCE : IDP Connect

Qualification type

MSc - Master of Science

Subject areas

Sports Physiotherapy Physiology (Human) Sports Medicine

Course type

Taught

Course Summary

About the course

The course involves the detailed study of the physiological consequences of chronic debilitating diseases and highlights the changes that these different diseases cause during exercise testing.

This unique course gives you a solid grounding in theory and application of physiological tests in clinical populations including: graded cardiopulmonary exercise testing; cardiac ultrasound; vascular ultrasound; and muscle function analyses.

Throughout the course you will actively participate in practical sessions designed to increase your skills, with supervised practice sessions working alongside University sports teams in our BASES Accredited Sport and Exercise Science Laboratories. Integration of theory and practice ensures you will meet developing statutory professional requirements of practice-specific knowledge, understanding and skills. students will also achieve PGDip and PGCert.

Why choose this course?

  • Study on a unique course with a multi-disciplinary approach to teaching, with access to world-leading staff expertise and research
  • Explore areas including: research design; exercise testing and diagnosis; exercise testing and prescription; physical activity, nutrition and metabolic health; laboratory skills; research methods; advanced exercise testing and diagnosis
  • Develop the high-level professional standards demanded of members of a health care team; understanding your ethical, moral and legal responsibilities as well as acquiring the practical competencies, theoretical knowledge and research skills that will help you access careers in health and fitness or academia
  • Gain from the opportunity to practice your skills on work placement, and shadow experienced staff
  • Benefit from gaining the necessary skills to become a Health Promotion Specialist; Clinical Exercise Physiologist; Clinical Technician or researcher, and/or continue to further research-based study on MSc by research, MPhil or PhD programmes

Modules

Exercise And Nutrition For Clinical Populations - Core
Research Methods - Core
Cardiopulmonary Exercise Testing And Interpretation - Core
Laboratory Skills - Core
Exercise Testing And Diagnosis - Core
Clinical Exercise Physiology Dissertation - Core

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK students

For this course (per year)

8,500

International fees
Course fees for EU and international students

For this course (per year)

13,750

Entry requirements

Applicants should have a good undergraduate degree at Honours level, or equivalent. Applicants will have a first degree normally in a relevant science based subject, such as a biological science, sports science, coaching, exercise or health science based subject (e.g. nursing, physiotherapy, medicine, osteopathy).

University information

Formed in 2006, the University of Bedfordshire is a modern university boasting innovative state-of-the-art facilities. These are: Luton Bedford Milton Keynes Aylesbury Putteridge Bury The University is constantly investing in its campuses and facilities, having opened a brand new, four-storey STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) building in September 2019. They have also invested in a high-tech, seven-storey...more

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