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MSc Applied Exercise And Health Science

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Full time | Canterbury Christ Church University | 1 year | SEP

Study mode

Full time

Duration

1 year

Start date

SEP

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

DISSERTATION (60 Credits) - Core
ADVANCED LABORATORY TECHNIQUES (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
PHYSICAL ACTIVITY IN HEALTH AND DISEASE (20 Credits) - Core
Research Methods in Social and Applied Sciences (20 Credits) - Core

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK students

For this course (per year)

8,250

International fees
Course fees for EU and international students

For this course (per year)

14,500

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

First established in 1962, Canterbury Christ Church University (CCCU) has built an excellent reputation over the past 60 years for its quality training and education programmes. It is one of just a handful of universities within the UK to be located within a UNESCO World Heritage Site, with campuses in Canterbury, Medway and in Tunbridge Wells. Students who opt to attend CCCU will note the rich heritage of not just the institution but the...more