Is this course for me?

This course is of interest to anyone working in the areas of preventative health, fitness and well being associated environments.

This includes sports science, gyms, mental health and community agencies, primary healthcare and leisure professionals and practitioners working in established areas where the focus of the client group is on exercise and well being.

This course will appeal to a range of wellness professionals and practitioners wanting to progress their expertise to (Master’s) level enabling them to seek work across the health exercise and well being sectors.

It will benefit those who are looking to extend their educational /academic skills and knowledge in relation to Health Exercise and Wellbeing, and will contribute to continuing professional development.

If you would like to find out more about this course, come along to a postgraduate open evening.

What will this course cover?

The course adopts a cross disciplinary approach to studying health exercise and well being. It will explore issues around Health and Well being, using multiple theoretical perspectives drawn from sports science and nutrition, applied social sciences, public health policy and health sciences.

The course adopts a modular structure which is related to the work related needs of students. Students will be able to develop research skills in their particular area of interest and will be encouraged to contribute to the body of knowledge in that particular topic and will be encouraged to relate this to client focussed practice, through the work based and related assessment structure, this enhancing practice and employability.

The course will be delivered part-time over two years with a combination of face to face contact, independent study and distance learning opportunities.

Delivery mode

Case discussions, Group work, Lectures, Online learning, Research projects, Tutorials, Workshops

Assessment mode

Coursework

Prerequisites

Relevant professional experience, Undergraduate degree