University of the West of Scotland
Exercise and Health Science
The course will address critical and demanding areas. It looks at analysis of individuals behaviour in the context of their exercise and health choices and use the growing area of network analyses as a novel method of investigation. The course also includes skills training for delivering, monitoring and enhancing exercise protocols using our newly redeveloped strength and conditioning suite. To be effective, professionals must have a strong knowledge of the debilitating effects of disease, understand the physiological rationale for exercise testing and exercise interventions, understand how to engender behavious change and be able to effectively practice and manage exercise interventions.
Applicants should have an Honours Degree 2.1 in sports science, exercise science, nursing, physiotherapy or related area. Applicants with an Honours Degree 2.2 and relevant experience in the exercise and health sector may also be considered.
Modules include: Research methods for exercise and health science; health behaviour and network analyses; epidemiology and health screening; data analyses for exercise science; applied strength and conditioning; and exercise prescription for special populations.
|Qualification||Study mode||Fee||Course duration|
|MSc||Full-time||£ 3,400 per Academic year (home fees)||1 years|
|Campus name||Town||Postcode||Region||Main campus||Campus||Partner|
|Hamilton Campus||Hamilton||ML3 0JB||Scotland|
0800 027 1000