Health CPD modules at University of Brighton


Physical Activity and Exercise Rehabilitation

This module is normally for qualified health professional holding a first degree in a health-related discipline. Students are expected to have a foundation level knowledge of exercise prescription and use exercise prescription within their current practice.

Module Information

Module code



This module considers the contemporary use of exercise therapy and prescription in healthcare practice and allows you to apply theoretical knowledge to your own area of advancing practice.

You will develop your existing knowledge and critical thinking skills relating to exercise physiology, the clinical reasoning of exercise prescription and the use of the best available evidence to support and develop your practice.


Students will prepare a case study based 25 minute oral presentation. The student will present a case study allowing them to apply theory to an area of their practice and demonstrate their clinical reasoning of the exercise intervention.

Entry Requirements

Applicants at level 7 would normally possess a bachelor degree or equivalent in a relevant subject.

Module leader

Colin Paterson

Module dates

2022-2023 Semester two – Eastbourne Campus

May 15, 16, 17, 18, 19

June 14

Assessment submission date:  14 June 2023

2023-2024 Semester two – Eastbourne Campus (Dates subject to change)

March 4, 5, 6, 7, 8

June 6 (Assessment day as presentation)

Assessment submission date:  tbc


If you are choosing this module as part of a postgraduate or community course, please contact for specific information on the fee for this module

If you are taking this as a single module, the fee is:

2022-23 £774

2023-24 £800

Further information

Please contact for further information about the module

This module is a core module for MSc Advanced Physiotherapy and could also be used as an optional module for other courses in discussion with the course leader.

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