University of Gloucestershire
Physical Activity, Exercise and Health Practice
This practice-focused course allows students to develop knowledge of physical activity based public health policy and applied aspects of health and exercise (e.g. physical activity care pathways, weight management programmes and health promotion); the course also encourages students to explore the social and political context in which physical activity-based health interventions take place and to consider how and why such initiatives can have a positive role in behavioural change work, enhancing physical, mental and social well being; drawing on debates from within health policy, evidence-based practice and behavioural change literature the course encourages students to see physical activity in public health settings as a dynamic and exciting area of work.
Students need an Honours degree, or a relevant postgraduate or professional qualification, or relevant employment experience (a minimum of 2 years); for international students English at IELTS 6.5 (6 in writing) or equivalent.
Modules include: Advocacy in professional practice; cardiac rehabilitation; evidence-based practice in physical activity, sport, play and leisure; exercise psychology; research methods; independent project.
|Qualification||Study mode||Start month||Fee||Course duration|
|MSc||Full-time||£ 4,860 per Academic year (home fees)||12 months|
|MSc||Full-time||£ 10,750 per Academic year (overseas fees)||12 months|
|MSc||Part-time||£ 4,860 per Whole course (home fees)||48 months|
|MSc||Part-time||£ 10,750 per Whole course (overseas fees)||48 months|
|PgCert||Full-time||£ 1,795 per Whole course (home fees)||3 months|
|PgCert||Part-time||£ 1,795 per Whole course (home fees)||24 months|
|Full-time||£ 3,590 per Whole course (home fees)||9 months|
|Part-time||£ 3,590 per Whole course (home fees)||36 months|
|Campus name||Town||Postcode||Region||Main campus||Campus||Partner|
|Oxstalls Campus||Gloucester||GL2 9HW||South West|
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