Postgraduate

Exercise Physiology MSc

Exercise Physiology, MSc

MSc - full time: 12 months

Profile

The Exercise Physiology MSc is an interactive and engaging course that gives you the skills to become a reflective, responsible and independent exercise physiologist.


Your course during COVID-19

Please rest assured we make all reasonable efforts to provide you with the programmes, services and facilities described. However, it may be necessary to make changes due to significant disruption.

Given the changing nature of the COVID-19 pandemic, the commitments outlined are subject to guidelines that may be in place from time to time.

View our COVID-19 Study page, which gives information about your Newcastle University study experience for the academic year 2021-22.

See our terms and conditions and student complaints information


Recognition of professional qualifications outside of the UK

From 1 January 2021 there is an update to the way professional qualifications are recognised by countries outside of the UK.

Read our detailed explanation


About this course

The Exercise Physiology MSc offers a structured framework to study theory and conduct research relating to applied exercise physiology. Our interactive and engaging modules are designed with industry professionals to enable you to become reflective, responsible and independent exercise physiologists. You'll be exposed to key industry partners, enabling them to forge professional links to advance your future career. 

The first intake for this course will be in September 2021.

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Modules

You will study modules on this course. A module is a unit of a course with its own approved aims and outcomes and assessment methods.

Modules for 2021 entry

Module changes

Course content changes 

The information above is intended to provide an example of what you will study.

Our teaching is informed by research. Course content changes periodically to reflect developments in the discipline, the requirements of external bodies and partners, and student feedback.

Optional module availability

Student demand for optional modules may affect availability.

Full details of the modules on offer will be published through the Programme Regulations and Specifications ahead of each academic year. This usually happens in May.

To find out more please see our terms and conditions.

Fees & Funding

2021-2022 fees

The fees displayed here are per course.

MSc

Home

Full time: £9,600*

International

Full time: £21,900*

*These fees include a £1,800 tuition fee bursary. The bursary will be deducted from your full tuition fee at registration. Full home fees are £11,400 and full international fees are £23,700.

 


EU, other EEA and Swiss nationals

For courses commencing from September 2021 and beyond, EU, other EEA and Swiss nationals will no longer be eligible for home fees or Student Finance England support.

If you are from the EU you will pay international tuition fees.

All students

Find out more about our tuition fees, including how to pay them and available discounts.


Funding opportunities

Entry Requirements

At least a 2:1  honours degree, or international equivalent, in a relevant subject such as:

  • sport and exercise science
  • physiology

Applicants with lower or non-standard qualifications and relevant industrial experience will be considered on an individual basis.

Find out the equivalent qualifications for your country.

Use the drop down above to find your country. If your country isn't listed please email: international.recruitment@ncl.ac.uk for further information.

English Language Requirements

Select an English language test from the list to view our English language entry requirements.

Please email us at international.recruitment@ncl.ac.uk for further information.

Pre-sessional English Language courses are not accepted as an alternative entry to this course.

How to Apply

You apply online, track your application and contact the admissions team via our applicant portal. Our step by step guide can help you on your way.

Applications for 2022/23

You'll be able to apply for 2022/23 entry from September 2021



Start and closing dates

The course starts in September

The closing date for applications is 31 May 2021. We will notify you of the outcome of your application by the end of June 2021.

Selection process

As the course numbers are capped at 20, the selection process will be competitive. You may be interviewed as part of this process.

Deposit

If you are an international student or a student from the EU, EEA or Switzerland and you need a visa to study in the UK, you must:

  • pay a deposit of £1,500
  • or submit an official letter of sponsorship

The deposit is payable after you receive an offer to study with us. The deposit is non-refundable, but we will deduct it from your tuition fees when you register.


 

Contact

Dr Daniel West
Senior Lecturer
Email: daniel.west@ncl.ac.uk
Telephone: 0191 2087076
Population Health Sciences Institute