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Clinical Exercise Science MSc University of Portsmouth

UK

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Course info

Summary

Overview

On this MSc Clinical Exercise Science course, you'll develop the knowledge, skills and behaviours required to support people with long-term health conditions to improve their quality of life, through safe and effective activity and fitness programmes.

You'll learn about medical management, fitness assessment, exercise prescription and behaviour change, and develop your professional skills in exercise and physical activity. You'll learn how to support people with long-term conditions such as cardiovascular disease, diabetes, stroke chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, renal disease, arthritis and cancer.

When you complete the course, you'll be set for a career providing clinical exercise physiology services and have the option to work towards becoming a clinical exercise physiologist.

What you'll experience

On this course, you'll:

  • Be taught by clinicians to develop an understanding of the medical management of long term conditions
  • Develop practical skills in physiological assessment
  • Apply theory-based interventions to change physical activity behaviours in people with long term conditions
  • Develop confidence and competence in communicating with clients in a professional and approachable way
  • Access career development opportunities
  • Have the opportunity to work towards American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM) Clinical Exercise Physiologist certification

Careers and opportunities

The demand for qualified clinical exercise specialists is high, and the knowledge and skills you'll gain on this course will place you in a strong position to pursue a career in a variety of clinical settings, in both the public and private sector.

Course options

Here are the different ways in which you can study Clinical Exercise Science MSc.

Full Time (1 year)

Tuition fees

£15,500.00 (15,92,907) per year

Tuition fees are subject to annual increase. Additional cost may apply.

*Price shown is for indicative purpose, please check with institution

From

Sep-21, Jan-22

Venue

Main Site

University House,

Winston Churchill Avenue,

Portsmouth,

Portsmouth,

PO1 2UP, England

Entry requirement for international students

* Please check with your chosen school for the exact entry requirements for your programme.

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