Health and Exercise Science AECC University College

Undergraduate

The Health and Exercise Science course offers students the opportunity to focus on the promotion of physical activity for health. This innovative programme adopts an innovative inter-disciplinary approach seeking to better understand the opportunities and barriers that exist within different populations; and considers the effectiveness of current public health policy. Students will develop an extensive set of skills and expertise designed to maximise employability; with graduate well placed to gain employment in the public health programmes, supporting behaviour change, developing and implementing public health and behaviour change policy, supporting active corporate environments, the education and health sectors.

  • Qualification

    Bachelor of Science (with Honours) - BSc (Hons)

  • Study mode

    Full-time

  • Location

    AECC University College

  • Start date

    September 2019

  • Duration

    3 years


Course details

Modules

Year 1 - Anatomy, Exercise Physiology, Psychology of Exercise, Health & Sport, Motor Learning & Biomechanics, Introduction to Research Methods, Prescribing Exercise, Prescribing Public Health. Year 2 - Research Methods, Motor Control and Decline, Clinical Exercise Physiology, Exercise Prescription, Advanced Anatomy, Promoting Health & Wellbeing, Ill Health and Disease. Year 3 - Dissertation, Contemporary Issues in Public Health, Health Technology, Critical Skills for Exercise and Health. Optional units - Community Health and Wellbeing, Challenges of an Ageing Population


How to apply

Application deadlines

If your application is completed by the following date, it’s guaranteed to be considered:

15 January *

*If you apply after this deadline, universities or colleges don’t have to consider your application if they’ve filled their spaces, so the sooner you apply, the better!

Application codes

You will need these codes when you add a choice to your application.

Course code C609
Institution code A65
Campus name AECC University College
Campus code -

Points of entry

This means the year in which you would like to start the course.

‘Year 1’ means you will start in the first year.

‘Year 0’ means you will enter onto a foundation year.

You may be able to start some courses in the second or third years, if you meet certain criteria. You will need to discuss this with the university or college directly.

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1
  • Year 2
  • Year 3

International applicants

To meet the minimum English Language requirements of the programme, applicants will need to achieve an overall IELTS score of 6.0 with no less than 5.5 in each section.


Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Qualification Offer Further information
UCAS Tariff 120 points from 3 A-levels (or equivalent)
A level B B B to include one of; Biology, Human Biology or Physical Education. General Studies will not be considered.
Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016) DMM in a relevant subject such as; Sports Science, Sports (Coaching and Fitness), Applied Science
Access to HE Diploma Grades will need to total 120 UCAS points or above in a relevant subject such as; Sports Science
Scottish Higher B B B B B B to include either Biology or Physical Education
International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme 32 points to include either Biology or Physical Education to Higher Level
Leaving Certificate - Higher Level (Ireland) (first awarded in 2017) H3, H3, H3, H3, H3 to include either Biology or Physical Education

Applicants must hold 5 GCSEs A*-C including Maths and English, or equivalent (reformed GCSEs grade 4 or above).


English language requirements

Test Grade Additional details
IELTS (Academic) 6.0 with no less than 5.5 in each section
TOEFL (iBT) 79.0 with minimum scores of 17 in Writing and Listening, 18 in Reading, 20 in Speaking

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

Channel Islands £9,250 Year 1
EU £9,250 Year 1
International £14,100 Year 1
England £9,250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9,250 Year 1
Scotland £9,250 Year 1
Wales £9,250 Year 1

Additional fee information

No additional fees or cost information has been supplied for this course, please contact the provider directly.