University of Chester - Exercise Medicine MSc

University of Chester

Exercise Medicine MSc

This course provides medical and healthcare professionals the opportunity to choose studies across a spectrum of sports and exercise medicine disciplines, including physical activity in public and occupational health, disease prevention and rehabilitation, and sports injury management.

Why study this course with us?

This course is founded on two core elements:

  • The national aims set by the Joint Colleges of Physicians and Surgeons

  • The historical aims of Dr W.illiam Penny Brookes of Much Wenlock, Shropshire, the true founding father of the modern Olympic movement: activity and sport for social-cultural, mental a,nd physical well-being

There is an increasing demand for postgraduate studies and professional development in exercise medicine in the UK and internationally. With the specialist and internationally respected reputations of the academic staff at University Centre Shrewsbury, this course aims to provide for the broader need arforxercise in health, disease management a,nd prevention

Entry Requirements

  • Honours Degree in Accounting, Business and Finance related degree with a 2:2 or above.  




    6.5 (Min 5.5 in each sub-skill)

  • PTE 

    65 overall (Min. 59 in each sub-skill)

Career Prospects

The University of Chester offers an award-winning Careers and Employability service that provides various employability-enhancing experiences through the curriculum, employer contact, tailored group sessions, individual information, advice, and guidance. The service is inclusive, impartial, welcoming, informed, and tailored to personal goals and aspirations. It aims to help students plan their future, make the most of their time at the University, and enhance their employability. Services include part-time jobs, extra-curricular workshops, and practical one-to-one help with career planning, CVs, applications, and mock interviews. Group sessions on career planning are also provided within each course. Students and graduates can use these services free of charge for up to two years after graduation.

Career opportunism after completing 

Exercise Medicine



  • Exercise physiologist.

  • Athletic trainer.

  • Orthopedic nurse.

  • Kinesiotherapist.

  • Physical therapist.

  • Sports psychologist.

  • Sports medicine nurse.

  • Physiatrist.

Course Details

This MSc aims to provide opportunities for healthcare and medical practitioners to advance knowledge and practical applications in exercise science as related to health and medicine. You will be required to undertake three core modules and then select three other elective modules, plus an independent research project.

Course Modules

Physical activity, exercise, and sport in public health (Compulsory)
Psychology and human behavior in health and performance (Compulsory)
Research Project (Compulsory)
Research and analysis in physical activity, exercise and sport (Compulsory)
Comparative Exercise Physiology in health, disease and human performance (Optional)
Comparative Nutrition, Pharmaceuticals, and Ergogenic Aids in Health and Performance (Optional)
Exercise testing, prescription, and programming in human health and performance (Optional)
Independent Clinical or Health Setting Application (Module Optional)

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