Cardiff Metropolitan University

Cardiff Metropolitan University

Physical Activity and Health

The course is of particular relevance to experienced professionals such as occupational therapists; health promotion workers; physiotherapists; and others involved in the health and leisure industry; and recent graduates, who wish to develop their skills in the provision of physical activity programmes in a health context; it develop students' understanding of the link between physical activity and health.

Entry requirements

Honours degree 2.1 or above in an appropriate discipline or a relevant professional qualification; applicants without such formal qualifications may be considered if they are able to demonstrate an appropriate level of relevant professional experience.

Course modules

Modules include: research methods for sports studies; physical activity in health and disease; paediatric exercise science and health; health and exercise psychology; dissertation project. 2 option modules chosen from: nutrition and health; independent study; exercise testing and interpretation; organisational strategy.

Assessment methods

With the exception of the independent research project (dissertation), all module assessment is based upon 5,000 words or equivalent.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,500 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,500 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,500 per Year 1 (England) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 11,500 per Year 1 (International) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,500 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 500 per Credit (Northern Ireland) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 500 per Credit (Scotland) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 500 per Credit (Wales) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 500 per Credit (England) 2 years
PgCert Full-time September 2016 - 1 years
PgCert Part-time evening September 2016 GBP 440 per Credit (England) 3 years
PgCert Part-time evening September 2016 GBP 440 per Credit (Northern Ireland) 3 years
PgCert Part-time evening September 2016 GBP 440 per Credit (Scotland) 3 years
PgCert Part-time evening September 2016 GBP 440 per Credit (Wales) 3 years
PgDip Full-time September 2016 - 1 years
PgDip Part-time evening September 2016 GBP 440 per Credit (England) 3 years
PgDip Part-time evening September 2016 GBP 440 per Credit (Northern Ireland) 3 years
PgDip Part-time evening September 2016 GBP 440 per Credit (Scotland) 3 years
PgDip Part-time evening September 2016 GBP 440 per Credit (Wales) 3 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Cyncoed Campus Cardiff CF23 6XD Wales

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Key information

Contact: 
Student Recruitment Team
Telephone number: 
029 2041 6044