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Health and Exercise Science (Hons), B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 36 months
    Duration
London, United Kingdom
Health and Exercise Science (Hons) programme from St Mary's University, Twickenham, London addresses the causes, prevention and management of chronic diseases using physical activity and health promotion strategies as tools to improve health and wellbeing.
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Overview

The emphasis of the Health and Exercise Science (Hons) programme from St Mary's University, Twickenham, London is on practical learning will prepare you to enter a wide range of vocational careers. It will explore in-depth issues relating to health promotion through lifestyle and behavioural changes, distinguishing it from more traditional sport science programmes that focus on sport performance.

Our staff are student-centred and interested in your holistic development. The programme is a relatively new innovation, addressing the growing need to improve the health of an increasingly sedentary population.

Careers

The Health and Exercise Science degree provides you with knowledge and skills that will prepare you for a range of employment opportunities within the health and exercise sector and the wider job market, including:

  • Physical activity and health promotion specialist
  • GP Exercise referral consultant
  • Health and fitness industry
  • NHS physical activities advisor
  • Workplace health improvement
  • Health and wellbeing physiologist

Detailed Programme Facts

  • More details:

    Health and Exercise Science is only accepting applications to transfer directly into the third year of the programme for 2020 entry.

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 36 months
  • Credits
    360 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Nutrition for Health and Disease
  • Aetiology of Chronic Disease 
  • Exercise Physiology and Physical Activity Across Lifespan
  • Health Psychology 
  • Personal Trainer 
  • Health Promotion 
  • Behaviour Change 
  • Nutrition and Genetics  
  • Weight Management  
  • Applied Health Promotion  
  • Managing in the Workplace  
  • The Enterprising Workplace 
  • Exercise Referral 
  • Clinical Exercise Physiology 

English Language Requirements

You need the following IELTS score:

  • 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.

General Requirements

120 credits at Level 4 in a sport and exercise related programme, such as Health, Fitness and Sport Science

Tuition Fee

  • International

    12250 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 12250 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 London

  • 1137 - 2160 GBP/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

 

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