University of Wales Trinity Saint David has opted into the TEF and received a Silver award.
The degree programme examines how individuals’ lifestyles impact upon their health and well-being. You will learn how nutrition and exercise affect the body and impact upon the individual’s health and well-being. In addition, you will examine the psychological and sociological factors which may influence health-related behaviour. The course includes modules which will allow you to develop your knowledge and application of current health promotion strategies.
Level 4; Nutrition for Health, The Science of Nutrition, Introduction to Health and Exercise Psychology, Introductory Exercise Physiology, Injuries and Chronic Disease, Health, Exercise and Society, Professional Development and Practice. Level 5; Dietary Analysis, Nutrition for Sport and Exercise, The Psychology of Exercise and Physical Activity, Health Promotion in Practice, Research in Health and Physical Activity, Work Placement, Exercise Physiology, Health and Well-being in Education, Discovering Outdoor Lifestyles. Level 6;, Public Health Nutrition, Health and Social Inclusion, Perspectives on Health and Physical Activity, Public Policies and Strategies in Health, Independent Study.
The skills of being able to decipher health and nutrition related research and transfer this into ‘real world’ practical applications for individual and community health are developed and assessed over the three years of study. To achieve this, the strong academic focus of the degree is supported by practical modules in health promotion, dietary analysis and fitness and health assessments. Whilst on the course, students learn how to present a balanced evidenced argument through their formal written work, as well as via individual and group presentations. Within the final year students will design and conduct their own research project or critical portfolio in a specialist area of their choice. Specific types of assessments include; essays, laboratory reports, presentations (group and individual), practical tasks, examinations (seen and unseen papers).
How to apply
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|Campus name||Carmarthen Campus|
Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
In choosing to study at university you are making a considerable investment in your future and it is a decision that we take seriously. We will make every effort to ensure that your experience as a student here will help you to develop your potential to the full. We will provide you with sound academic knowledge, but we also believe that the rich diversity of cultural and social experiences that you will have as a student here will help you develop a range of personal and professional qualities as we believe that these are both equally important considerations when choosing a university.
|UCAS Tariff||96 points||Our offer is not solely based on academic results, and the standard offer should be seen only as a guide. We will take your skills, achievements and life experience into consideration and may make offers based on different points to applicants who provide evidence of capacity to pursue the course successfully.|
Additional entry requirements
Criminal records declaration (DBS/Disclosure Scotland)
Fees and funding
|Northern Ireland||£9000||Year 1|
|Channel Islands||£9000||Year 1|
Additional fee information
University of Wales Trinity Saint David
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