Brunel University London

Course Introduction

The Centre for Human Performance, Exercise and Rehabilitation (CHPER) includes researchers from the departments of Clinical and Life Sciences, working in the cardiorespiratory, musculoskeletal and neurological research areas linked to human performance, health and rehabilitation. The centre brings together strong research groups in physiology and biomechanics from the previous Centre of Sports Medicine and Human Performance in Life Sciences that are focused on cardiorespiratory and musculoskeletal health across the life span with a number of staff in physiotherapy and occupational therapy in the Department of Clinical Sciences with complementary research interests.

Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees Fee type
6 years
Part Time
Professional Doctorate £18,000 Overseas Fees

Qualifications required:

  • The general University entrance requirement for registration for a research degree is normally a First or Upper Second Class Honours degree. All international students must show evidence that they meet the English requirement for their course of study: IELTS 7.0 (with no less than 6.0 in any section). This applies even if English is the native language of your home country. An appropriate level of English language competence is also expected. Applicants may also be required to attend compulsory in-sessional English language support. The Senate reserves the right to assess the eligibility of applicants on an individual basis.
  • Potential research students are encouraged to contact members of staff in the area of interest to receive guidance on how to write the research proposal.
  • Entry criteria are subject to review and change each academic year.