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MSc Applied Exercise And Health Science

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

The MSc in Applied Exercise and Health Science builds on expertise at Canterbury Christ Church University to deliver a programme of academic and practical study. Drawing upon expertise across the University, as well as our industry links, the programme aims to produce graduates with a detailed academic knowledge. This is supported by an advanced practical skill set that has the potential to expand employment opportunities within the industry.

The course is designed for those who wish to work or undertake further study in the exercise and health industry. Specifically, the course offers you the opportunity to study a breadth of topic areas, but also an element of self-­ direction in the topics and practical skills that you would wish to enhance and be assessed on.

Assessment

The methods of assessment will also be varied to support the potential for learning. This variety will ensure that you have experience of different forms of assessment, most of which are linked to industry tasks or requirements. In order to support different approaches to learning, there will be opportunity for formative feedback on tasks, enhancing opportunities to create, test and communicate ideas, which will enhance clarity, quality and confidence in your summative assessment submissions. This is considered a key aspect of the programme assessment design and scheduling to provide an outstanding student experience of learning, teaching and assessment.

What can I do next?

This programme 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 such as assistant clinical physiologists, rapid response care workers, specialised laboratory technicians, fully funded PhD students, teachers and specialised exercise therapists.

Different course options

Full time | Canterbury Campus | 1 year | 28-SEP-20

Study mode

Full time

Duration

1 year

Start date

28-SEP-20

Modules

RESEARCH METHODS IN SOCIAL AND APPLIED SCIENCES (20 Credits) - Core
PROMOTING HEALTH AND WELLBEING (20 Credits) - Core
PSYCHOLOGY OF EXERCISE AND HEALTH BEHAVIOUR CHANGE (20 Credits) - Core
PHYSICAL ACTIVITY IN HEALTH AND DISEASE (20 Credits) - Core
HEALTH AND EXERCISE WITH SPECIAL POPULATIONS (20 Credits) - Core
ADVANCED LABORATORY TECHNIQUES (20 Credits) - Core
DISSERTATION (60 Credits) - Core

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

For this course (per year)

£7,970

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

Students need an undergraduate degree at 2.2 or above. Applicants from a range of undergraduate subjects (health, science, sport and exercise).

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