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Sport and Exercise Physiology PGCert

Sport and Exercise Physiology PGCert

Key information
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Qualification type

Postgraduate Certificate

Subject areas

Sports Physiotherapy Physiology (Human)

Course type

Taught

Course Summary

In this course you gain an in-depth understanding of the physiological and metabolic effects of exercise and training and develop the practical skills required to meet the specific needs of the client, be it optimal performance or improved health. Supervised by qualified staff, you will have the opportunity to develop your knowledge, expertise and applied experience working with athletes. You will also develop clinical exercise physiology skills working alongside physiologists and doctors on a research project or with athletes through the University's commercial screening services.

With your advanced knowledge, research experience and a range of transferable vocational and scientific skills, a wide variety of roles will be open to you. Your career choices could include leading fitness testing programmes for teams and elite athletes, involvement in public health initiatives or employment with national governing bodies. Job titles will include: Exercise Physiologist; Sports Development Officer; Health and Wellbeing Physiologist and Community Sports Coach.

Different course options

Study mode

Part time

Duration

1 year

Start date

09-SEP-19

Modules

This module focuses on the design of research projects as a way of answering questions and solving 'real world' problems in a reliable and valid manner.

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

The tuition fee for students entering in in 2019/20 on this course is £778.40 for each 20 credit point module. For modules with a different credit point value their cost can be calculated by multiplying the credit value of the module by the cost per credit point of £38.92. The amount you will pay may increase each year in line with inflation.

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£5,202

International fees
Course fees for non-UK / EU students

To be confirmed

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£12,227

Entry requirements

Applicants should either have at least a second class honours degree in the cognate subjects of Sports Science, Exercise Science, Physical Education, Human Physiology, Biochemistry, Physical Sciences, Physics, Physiotherapy, Medicine or Sports Therapy, at least a second class honours degree in a non-cognate subject supported by evidence of an aptitude for the subject applied for, or have equivalent experience or training, normally from within the work environment. All applications should be supported by a reference, either academic or professional. The University welcomes applications from mature applicants who demonstrate academic potential. We usually require some evidence of recent academic study, for example completion of an access course, however recent relevant work experience may also be considered. Applicants are required to meet our standard English language requirement of GCSE grade C or equivalent.