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MSc - Master of Science
Physiology (Human) Sports Physiotherapy Sports Studies
If you're fascinated by the human body and want to grow your theoretical and practical understanding of how it works, then our MSc Applied Exercise Physiology degree course is for you.
On this course, you'll study physiological responses to exercise – both in healthy and clinical populations, and in response to extreme environments too. You'll also examine the role of exercise as part of a treatment programme.
You'll graduate with a postgraduate degree in a subject-specific discipline of physiology, and with the knowledge, skills and experience you need to work as a physiologist, a specialised technician, or to pursue a career in biomedical research and medicine.
What you'll experience
On this course, you'll:
Careers and opportunities
What jobs can you do with an Applied Exercise Physiology degree?
The skills you'll develop on this course will help you pursue a career as a:
You can also choose to pursue professional qualifications in exercise for clinical populations, such as cardiac rehabilitation or pulmonary rehabilitation. Your experience of physiological responses in normal conditions as well as extreme environments will place you in a strong position for a career in the Science and Technology branch of the Ministry of Defence, or in the English Institute of Sport and UK Sport.
We'll provide you with as much support as possible in finding employment through close industrial contacts, careers events, recruitment fairs and individual advice.
Work experience and career planning
We'll help you to identify internships, voluntary roles and opportunities that will complement your studies.
When you finish the course, our Careers and Employability service can help you find a job that puts your physiology skills to work.
After you leave the University, you can get help, advice and support for up to 5 years from our Careers and Employability service as you advance in your career.
For this course (per year)
For this course (per year)
A minimum of an upper second class honours degree or equivalent in a relevant subject. Equivalent professional experience and/or qualifications may be considered.
Over 4,000 postgraduate students call the University of Portsmouth campus home. An ideal choice for postgraduate students, the university has superb research credentials, excelling in areas such as astrophysics, forensics and sports science, with world-leading research groups conducting impactful work into some of the most significant challenges we face in society today. Portsmouth offers over 200 postgraduate degrees, in a wide variety...more
Distance without attendance | 6 years | OCT-22