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.
Bachelor of Science (with Honours) - BSc (Hons)
AECC University College
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
If your application is completed by the following date, it’s guaranteed to be considered:
You will need these codes when you add a choice to your application.
|Campus name||AECC University College|
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:
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.
|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).
|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|
|Channel Islands||£9,250||Year 1|
|Northern Ireland||£9,250||Year 1|