Exercise Physiology MSc
- Entry requirements: 2:1 (or above)
- Year of entry: 2017
- Full-time: 1 year
- Location: Loughborough
- Part-time: Not available
- School: Sport, Exercise and Health Sciences
This programme is designed for graduates possessing a good degree in sports science or other relevant biological sciences, and provides you with the opportunity to gain an in-depth understanding of the physiological, nutritional and metabolic demands of exercise and training, and their implications for participation in sport and for the maintenance of good health.
This programme is available for part-time applicants who have a prearranged, confirmed placement (e.g. with the Loughborough University Sports Development Centre, Sport National Governing Body, English Institute of Sport etc).
Core study areas include physiology of endurance sport, sport and exercise nutrition, exercise and immunology, vocational skills in exercise physiology, neuromuscular function, quantitative research, current research in exercise physiology, laboratory techniques in sport and exercise physiology, and a research project where you have the opportunity to complete a research study under the supervision of the Academic Staff which could include the areas of muscle physiology, cardiovascular physiology, biochemistry, metabolism, risk factors for Chronic Diseases, exercise and appetite, immunology, physiological response to exercise in children and disability sport.
An honours degree (good 2:1 or above) or equivalent overseas qualification in sports science or other relevant biological science that contains a substantial element of exercise physiology; such as applied human physiology or physiotherapy. Overseas qualification equivalencies can be found here.
All applicants for admission to Loughborough University must have a qualification in English Language before they can be admitted to any course or programme, whether their first language is English or not. Find out more here.