Leeds Beckett University

Degree level: Undergraduate

Physical Activity, Exercise and Health

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Course summary

Developed in response to the government's drive for a more physically active and healthier nation, this course will equip you with the knowledge, experience and skills to thrive in the field of physical activity, exercise and health. As part of your course, you’ll:

  • Examine the key disciplines of the exercise sciences and physical activity policies, from the causes of disease, to behaviour change strategies
  • Look at the design of interventions which promote and enhance the nation's health through prevention and treatment
  • Learn to design and deliver your own physical activity, exercise and health programmes that can have a lasting and positive impact on people's lives

Course details


Year 1 Core Modules:

  • Psychology of Physical Activity & Behaviour Change
  • Anatomy & Physiology for Physical Activity, Exercise & Health
  • Personal, Professional & Academic Development
  • Nutrition & Biochemistry for Physical Activity, Exercise & Health
  • Applied Exercise Teaching
  • Leadership of Physical Activity in Young People
Year 2 Core Modules:
  • Science of Lifelong Physical Activity, Exercise & Health
  • Principles & Practice of Physical Activity & Public Health
  • Employability in Physical Activity, Exercise & Health
  • Research Methods for Physical Activity, Exercise & Health
  • Nutrition for Health & Active Lifestyles
In addition, choose from a list of Year 2 option modules. Please check our website for a full and up-to-date list Year 3 Core Modules:
  • Intervention Design & Evaluation
  • Population Physical Activity, Exercise & Health Promotion
  • Final Year Project
In addition, choose from a list of Year 3 option modules. Please check our website for a full and up-to-date list.

How to apply

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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Please visit our online prospectus for detailed Clearing entry criteria https://www.leedsbeckett.ac.uk/clearing/

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

EU £14000 Year 1
England £9250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250 Year 1
Scotland £9250 Year 1
Wales £9250 Year 1
Channel Islands £9250 Year 1
International £14000 Year 1

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No additional fees or cost information has been supplied for this course, please contact the provider directly.
Physical Activity, Exercise and Health at Leeds Beckett University - UCAS