Clinical Exercise PhysiologyCity Centre Campus
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Rank: 52 (The Complete University Guide)
Location: City Centre Campus
Study mode full-time
Start Date: 2021/09/20
Duration: 12 months
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Northumbria University, Newcastle has opted into the TEF and received a Silver award.
Would you like to enhance your already strong academic background to kick-start a career within the healthcare sector?With a focus on the epidemiology and pathology of chronic diseases, the full-time MSc Clinical Exercise Physiology course will develop your understanding of the physiological and psychological factors associated with disease, and the role of exercise as a medicine in the prevention, treatment and management of conditions.On completion of this course you will possess the necessary knowledge and skills to assess an individual's physical status and quality of life to provide a bespoke solution to enhance their daily living.Northumbria University is the only provider of this postgraduate physiology degree in the North East and boasts excellent links with key organisations to further support your development and knowledge.Throughout the duration of your studies you will be based in our state-of-the-art, British Association of Sport and Exercise Sciences (BASES) approved facilities, allowing you to learn in a high quality and dynamic environment.
Applicants should normally have: A minimum of a 2:1 honours degree in a related subject area such as sport science, physical education, or physiotherapy. Or, an honours degree in another discipline which includes anatomy and physiology. Work experience in a relevant field and/or a professional qualification may also be considered. International qualifications - If you have studied a non UK qualification, you can see how your qualifications compare to the standard entry criteria, by selecting the country that you received the qualification in, from our country pages. Visit www.northumbria.ac.uk/yourcountry English Language requirements - International applicants are required to have a minimum overall IELTS (Academic) score of 6.5 with 6 in each component (or approved equivalent*). *The university accepts a large number of UK and International Qualifications in place of IELTS. You can find details of acceptable tests and the required grades you will need in our English Language section.
IELTS: 6.5 (5.5 in each component)
Notice: This score might not be totally accurate. It is the default IELTS grade for University of Northumbria at Newcastle.
About this university
Students from over 100 countries travel to study at Northumbria and there is plenty of support and assistance on hand to help them adapt to their new home. To start with there is country specific information for applicants on the website as well as information about immigration and visas. Once in Newcastle, there is plenty of help and assistance including English language courses and assistance with those trying to find employment between their studies. The union is responsible for the organisation of various volunteering and charity work opportunities in the larger community and further afield. In addition, there are more than 100 societies to get involved with based around interests, cultures, sports or arts to name a few. Societies are a great way to meet people with similar interests or learn about something completely new. Students even have the chance to start up their own club or societies if they find a gap and have a shared interest with others. The Student Union is the representation of students attending the university as well as organising various services and the clubs and societies for outside the classroom. Within the student union building are a number of social venues including three bars.