• Application Deadline
  • 36 months
    Duration
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Overview

As you train to bridge the gap between the medical profession and the fitness industry you will be introduced to the pathology of cancer, heart disease, diabetes, obesity and other common medical conditions. 

By studying how lifestyle and nutrition can impact on these diseases you’ll be well placed to assist patients as they work to control their symptoms or rehabilitate.

Learning is reinforced through work with genuine patients. Our unique clinical exercise referral scheme and longstanding relationships with local health organisations enable us to provide you with work placements that are relevant to both your learning and your career goals. 

Throughout the Health, Nutrition and Exercise Science (Hons) programme at Solent University , you will have access to a range of professional facilities. Key facilities include our BASES accredited exercise physiology laboratory, the new ‘Spark’ teaching block, purpose-built teaching gyms.

Career Opportunities

Demand for practitioners skilled in clinical exercise rehabilitation, health nutrition, health promotion and behaviour change psychology has increased rapidly and a clear skills gap is now evident. Suitable areas for graduates include:

  • Nutrition
  • Physiotherapy
  • Exercise rehabilitation
  • Health training
  • Lifestyle planning
  • Diet
  • Personal training
  • Public health
  • Clinical exercise science

Detailed Programme Facts

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Gym Instruction
  • Functional Anatomy and Kinesiology
  • Introduction to Health Promotion
  • Introduction to Human Nutrition
  • Physiology and Assessment of Health Status
  • Introduction to Health and Exercise Psychology
  • Introduction to Research and Academic Skills for Sport, Health and Exercise Sciences

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    80

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120.

  • Minimum required score:

    6

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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  • Minimum required score:

    56

    PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. Delivered and marked by computer, it reports on a scale between 10 and 90.

General Requirements

  • 96 - 112 UCAS tariff points from A-levels or equivalent
  • A minimum of two completed A-levels, a BTEC Extended Diploma at DMM or BTEC Diploma at D*D* or equivalent, to comply with the minimum entry requirements of 96 UCAS points.
  • One science subject, mathematics and English at GCSE, at grade 4 or above (previously grade C).
  • Academic and professional entry requirements for mature students attending programmes in the UK must be explicit and may take account of equivalent prior qualifications (BTEC, HNC/D, access courses, etc.) and experience.
  • Alternative entry is available through the Sport, Health and Exercise Science Foundation Year.

TOEFL IBT;

  • Approx. Cost £170
  • Undergraduate 80 (min. 19 in each component)

 Pearson Versant;

  • Approx. Cost £40-50
  • Undergraduate 56 (51 in each component)

   IELTS Indicator

  • Approx. Cost $145
  • Undergraduate 6.0 (5.5 in each component)

Duolingo

  •  Approx. Cost $49/£40
  • Undergraduate Overall 100

Tuition Fee

  • International

    12875 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 12875 GBP per year and a duration of 36 months.
  • EU/EEA

    9250 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 9250 GBP per year and a duration of 36 months.
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Living costs for Southampton

  • 697 - 1100 GBP/month
    Living Costs

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Funding

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