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University of Central Lancashire: Clinical Exercise Physiology

Institution University of Central Lancashire
Department School of Sport and Health Sciences
Telephone 01772 892400
Study type Taught


The Clinical Exercise Physiology MSc focuses evidence-based practice to support people with long-term health conditions. This programme will give you the knowledge and practical experience to prepare for a career in exercise physiology in a clinical setting.

You will gain extensive practical experience in key physiological tests such as cardiopulmonary exercise testing, ECG and spirometry. A unique feature of this programme is that the practical-based setting will be a real-world cardiac physiology laboratory, as such you will be performing tests on people who have a clinical diagnosis.

As the University has strong links with the NHS and community rehabilitation centres, you will gain valuable practical experience within a contemporary exercise rehabilitation programme as part of your clinical placement

This programme offers a unique opportunity for students to choose a module pathway that meets their interests and career goals. You will have the choice to undertake a research project or a substantial clinical placement, aimed to provide experience and develop competencies within a clinical setting.

Why study with us

  • Look forward to enhanced job opportunities in the NHS and other health care providers

  • Access to cutting edge equipment, including 12-lead ECG and cardiopulmonary exercise testing equipment in a real-word clinical setting

  • Enjoy a combination of invaluable practical experience and theoretical learning


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