Buckinghamshire New University

Buckinghamshire New University

Health, Exercise and Wellbeing

The course adopts a cross disciplinary approach to studying health exercise and well being; it explores issues around health and well being, using multiple theoretical perspectives drawn from sports science and nutrition, applied social sciences, public health policy and health sciences; the course adopts a modular structure which is related to the work-related needs of students; students are able to develop research skills in their particular area of interest and are encouraged to contribute to the body of knowledge in that particular topic and are encouraged to relate this to client focussed practice, through the work-based and related assessment structure, this enhancing practice and employability; the course is delivered by a combination of face to face contact, independent study and distance learning opportunities

Entry requirements

2.1 Honours degree in a relevant subject e.g. health, sport, youth and community related, outdoor sports, complementary therapy, mental health, art therapy, dance; candidates with professional qualifications and directly relevant work experience may be considered; for example those working in the wellbeing industry; for students whose 1st language is not English: IELTS 6.0 overall (6.0 in writing).

Course modules

Year 1: bio-psychosocial influences on health exercise and wellbeing; enabling health and wellbeing; current issues in health exercise wellbeing and communities; nutrition for health exercise and wellbeing; developing and maintaining relationships in health and exercise. Year 2: research methods; dissertation: independent study.

Assessment methods

Dissertation.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 7,300 per Year 1 (England) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 7,300 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 7,300 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 7,300 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 3,700 per Year 1 (Scotland) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 3,700 per Year 1 (Wales) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 3,700 per Year 1 (England) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 3,700 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
High Wycombe Campus High Wycombe HP11 2JZ South East

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Key information

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Course Enquiries
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0330 123 2023