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MSc Applied Exercise And Health Science

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Full time | Canterbury Christ Church University | 1 year | 01-SEP-21

Study mode

Full time

Duration

1 year

Start date

01-SEP-21

Key information
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Qualification type

MSc - Master of Science

Subject areas

Health Studies Medical Sciences Sports / Movement Science

Course type

Taught

Course Summary

Overview

Our MSc Applied Exercise and Health Science is set in the context of the current health climate, where there is an emphasis on the need to develop quality health services for all ages across the health and social sector.

Throughout the course you will be supported by our enthusiastic and highly qualified staff who perform regular clinical investigations within the National Health Service and bring this experience into the teaching. Guest lectures take place from experts such as clinical physiotherapists, cardiac rehabilitators and public health project developers.

You will have access to specialist sport and exercise laboratories where you can carry out assessments such as electrocardiogram (ECG), echocardiography, vascular sonography, cardiopulmonary exercise testing and autonomic function testing.

Your future career

This course is designed to enhance the employment prospects of those that want to work in applied exercise and health sciences by developing both academic knowledge and an advanced practical skill set for varied roles within this industry.

The course is suited for those interested in careers such as exercise rehabilitators, exercise physiologists, health care scientists, health improvement specialists, or various roles in the health and fitness industry or further study.

Our recent graduates have secured roles across such as assistant clinical physiologists, rapid response care workers, specialised laboratory technicians, fully funded PhD students, teachers and specialised exercise therapists.

Modules

ADVANCED LABORATORY TECHNIQUES (20 Credits) - Core
PHYSICAL ACTIVITY IN HEALTH AND DISEASE (20 Credits) - Core
DISSERTATION (60 Credits) - Core
PROMOTING HEALTH AND WELLBEING (20 Credits) - Core
PSYCHOLOGY OF EXERCISE AND HEALTH BEHAVIOUR CHANGE (20 Credits) - Core
HEALTH AND EXERCISE WITH SPECIAL POPULATIONS (20 Credits) - Core
Health Promotion: Thinking Globally, Acting Locally (20 Credits) - Core

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

For this course (per year)

£8,160

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£5,202

International fees
Course fees for non-UK / EU students

For this course (per year)

£13,000

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£12,227

Entry requirements

Our standard offer for accepting students onto this programme is an undergraduate degree at 2.2 or above. Applicants from a range of undergraduate subjects (health, science, sport and exercise) will be considered.

University information

Established in 1962, Canterbury Christ Church University is a modern, multi-campus University offering higher and professional education. The university has several campuses and centres which are based in Canterbury, Broadstairs, Medway and Tunbridge Wells. One of only a handful of universities in the UK to be situated in a UNESCO World Heritage Site, it has a strong community of 17,000 students and 2,000 staff. They have four academic...more