Clinical Exercise Science

Edinburgh Napier University


Sighthill Campus


During your studies you will develop an advanced understanding of the research evidence in the context of clinical exercise science. You will learn to apply theoretical concepts and professional skills in practical situations likely to be encountered by a clinical exercise scientist. You will employ advanced investigative, analytical and practical techniques to advance knowledge in clinical exercise science. You will present evidence based clinical exercise prescription appropriate for a range of pathologies and in seemingly healthy populations and be able to effectively communicate (evidence and treatment goals) with a variety of populations.

You will gain enhanced knowledge and learn skills in clinical exercise science to increase employability in an academic or applied setting.

You can exit at the end of 12 months with PgCert Clinical Exercise Science.

You can exit at the end of 18 months with PgDip Clinical Exercise Science.

Entry Requirements

A 2:2 Honours degree in Physical Activity and Health, Sport and Exercise Science, Physiotherapy or other Allied Health Professionals (AHPs) qualifications.

Start Date



Postgraduate Master's



Study Method

Part time (day)

Course Length

2 - 4 years


Sport and Exercise Sciences

SCQF Level