Postgraduate PG Dip

Sport and Exercise Physiology

Study the functions and responses of the main human systems during exercise and develop your data collection and analysis skills.

Sport and Exercise Physiology

Course Overview

  • Institution code


    L27
  • Main location


    Headingley Campus Beckett Park
  • Attendance


    Full-Time
  • Duration


    1 Year
  • Start date


    12 Sep 2022

Taught at one of the largest providers of sport in UK higher education – this course will give you an in-depth understanding of the physiological and metabolic effects of exercise and training. You’ll develop the practical skills required to meet the specific needs of the client, be it optimal performance or improved health.

As part of your course you’ll:

  • Build knowledge, expertise and applied experience from working with athletes
  • Develop clinical exercise physiology skills working alongside physiologists and doctors on a research project 

Or 

  • Gain clinical exercise physiology skills working with athletes through the university's commercial screening services

With the flexibility to select from a range of modules covering different aspects of sport and exercise physiology, you’ll be able to specialise in an area matched to your career ambitions. 

If you’re studying the MSc, you’ll explore different research methods before conducting a major independent study related to your specific area of interest.

Why study Sport and Exercise Physiology at Leeds Beckett University...

  1. Develop practical skills to meet specific need of clients, from optimal performance to improved health
  2. Work alongside a dedicated and highly experienced course team on hands-on modules
  3. Tailor your course to your needs by selecting optional modules
  4. Take advantage of the university’s new state-of-the-art Carnegie School of Sport building
  5. Sport volunteering opportunities, which have previously included global events such as the Olympics, World Athletics Championships and Commonwealth Games

Carnegie School of Sport Heritage We have a long history in sports education stretching back to 1933 and the prestigious Carnegie College of Physical Training. Today, alumni of this college and its successor institutions are leaders in national and international sport.