Human & Applied Physiology MSc

Course Introduction

Our Human & Applied Physiology MSc will give you an advanced theoretical and practical understanding of the functioning of the muscular, respiratory and cardiovascular systems, including the effects of extreme environmental conditions on whole-body physiology. This innovative course will put you at the cutting edge of the field alongside internationally renowned experts.

Key Benefits:

* The original and foremost course in human and applied physiology in the UK

* Unique exposure to human physiology applied to aerospace and military medicine offered only by King?s

* Training in a wide variety of relevant practical laboratory skills

* Gain a knowledge base of human physiology particularly relevant for careers in biomedical research and medicine

* Lectures from world-leading experts in a variety of different fields.

Description:

The course will give you a theoretical and practical basis for explaining the functioning of the muscular, respiratory and cardiovascular systems at rest and during exercise. You will explore the effects of extreme environmental conditions on whole body physiology, including in relation to aerospace and military medicine.

You will study topics from both systemic and cellular/molecular perspectives in order to gain an understanding of the breadth of investigative approaches employed in human physiology research. You will also focus on practical work, learning how to plan and run experiments using human subjects.

Ultimately, we aim to equip you with the knowledge and skills to enhance your understanding and expertise in human physiology in its broadest sense and build a career in a related field.

Career prospects:

Our graduates go on to careers in academic teaching and research, medicine, clinical physiology, health services, sports science support, and research posts in industry or in Ministry of Defence research establishments.

Start Date

2020-SEP-28.

Tuition & Fees

Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees Fee type
1 year
Full Time
MSc £12,750 Home Fees
1 year
Full Time
MSc £12,750 European Fees
1 year
Full Time
MSc £26,550 Overseas Fees

Qualifications Required

  • Domestic entry requirements: Students need to have a minimum 2:1 in a biomedical Science, Physiology, Medicine or Sport Science related subject. In order to meet the academic entry requirements for this programme you should have a minimum 2:1 undergraduate degree with a final mark of at least 60% or above in the UK marking scheme. If you are still studying you should be achieving an average of at least 60% or above in the UK marking scheme.
  • International entry requirements: Students need to have a minimum 2:1 in a biomedical Science, Physiology, Medicine or Sport Science related subject. In order to meet the academic entry requirements for this programme you should have a minimum 2:1 undergraduate degree with a final mark of at least 60% or above in the UK marking scheme. If you are still studying you should be achieving an average of at least 60% or above in the UK marking scheme. Students can demonstrate their English Language Proficiency with any of the following tests and grades: IELTS (Academic): 6.5 overall with a minimum of 6.0 in each skill; TOEFL IBT: 92 overall, with a minimum 23 in each skill.
  • IELTS score: 6.5
  • TOEFL score: 92