Study cover for (Hons) Clinical Physiology
B.Sc. On Campus

(Hons) Clinical Physiology

University of Plymouth

48 months
14600 GBP/year
9250 GBP/year
Tuition fee
Apply date
Start date


The BSc (Hons) Clinical Physiology degree at the University of Plymouth is a four-year course with integrated practice placement learning intended to be the main route for the training of Clinical Physiologists and Healthcare Science Practitioners.

Visit the official programme website for more information


Our awards are focused on the training of Healthcare Science Practitioners for the physiological science discipline of Cardiovascular Physiology.

Graduates disciplines work in a range of healthcare settings to deliver quality assured tests, diagnostic investigations and interventions for patients/clients. The BSc (Hons) Clinical Physiology programme is offered at the University of Plymouth .

Key Features:

  • Multi-disciplinary programmes integrating traditional and clinically-focused subject areas, delivered by specialist academic and clinical healthcare associates and informed by patients, carers and lay associates.
  • Study the specialist area of Clinical Physiology in Cardiac Physiology as well as maintaining academic breadth of organ function and impacts on the human body.
  • A coherent, progressive curriculum underpinned by experiential and workplace learning, ensuring competence in core knowledge, personal and practical skills designed to enhance the students’ academic performance and professional development.
  • Enthusiastic, accessible and committed academic staff that offer student support via personal tutoring throughout their programme of study.
  • Teaching and Learning informed by nationally and internationally recognised research, scholarship and professional expertise in biomedicine, clinical physiology and pedagogy.
  • A learning environment enriched by the presence of a “critical mass” of healthcare education in the form of the Faculty of Health, well-equipped modern laboratories and facilities, plus the legacy of the Centres of Excellence in Teaching and Learning.
  • A route to apply for registration as a Clinical Physiologist / Healthcare Science Practitioner.

Programme Structure

Core modules

  • Biomedical Investigation and Experimentation

  • Human Anatomy and Physiology: Cells to Systems

  • Human Disease

  • Foundations of Healthcare Science Practice and Workplace Learning

  • Cardiovascular and Respiratory Physiology

  • Cardiovascular and Respiratory Pathophysiology

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines


480 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • GCSE
Mathematics and English Language grade C/4, plus one of the Level 3 qualifications outlined below
  • UCAS
104-120 points UCAS points from three A levels to include grade B in Biology and grade B in another Science subject from Chemistry, Mathematics, Physics, Applied Science, Geography, Geology, Psychology, Nutrition or Environmental Science/Studies.
  • BTEC National Diploma/QCF Extended Diploma

DMM in BTEC (Science/Human Health based)

  •  International Baccalaureate

28 points including 5 at Higher Level Biology and 5 at a second Higher Level Science.

Other suitable combinations, international and non A level qualifications, including Access and BTEC courses, will be considered on an individual basis.

  • Applicants must also pass Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) and occupational health checks satisfactorily in order to be eligible to enrol on the programme.

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    14600 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 14600 GBP per year during 48 months.
  • National

    9250 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9250 GBP per year during 48 months.

Living costs for Plymouth

731 - 1387 GBP /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

Fresh content

Updated in the last 6 months

Check the official programme website for potential updates.

Our partners

(Hons) Clinical Physiology
University of Plymouth


Go to your profile page to get personalised recommendations!