FdSc Exercise, Health and Fitness (Full-time) - 2019 Entry

Reasons to study Exercise, Health and Fitness

  • Enhance your employability by completing the level 2 Certificate in Fitness Instructing and the level 3 Certificate in Personal Training alongside your degree.
  • Further develop employability skills and experience by undertaking a placement in industry.
  • Access to an industry standard gym and a range of fitness facilities.
UCAS Code: C610
Institution Code: S51
Start/End Date: September 2019 - June 2021
Duration: 2 years, full-time
Campus: St Helens Town Centre Campus
2019 Tuition Fee: £7,750 per year
This degree will incur additional costs. See finance section for further details.
Entry Requirements: 80 UCAS Tariff points
Course Contact: Chris O'Keeffe
Telephone: 01744 623348
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Validated By: University of Chester

The prevalence of diseases that are associated with physical inactivity and poor lifestyle behaviours, such as obesity, cardiovascular disease and diabetes, continue to be major concerns impacting upon the health of the nation.

Our Foundation degree in Exercise, Health and Fitness covers a diverse range of topics. It examines the effect of lifestyle choices on health and the psychological determinants that influence lifestyle choices alongside the strategies that can be used to shape positive behaviour change. The degree will teach you how to effectively prescribe exercise to improve fitness and to manage and prevent disease. This will be done by experiential learning taking a very hands-on approach, providing you with the opportunity to develop your practical and employability skills set to enhance your career prospects.

As a student on this degree you will study a range of modules from nutrition to exercise physiology, alongside additional, stand alone qualifications in fitness instructing and personal training. Alongside the degree, these qualifications will enhance your career opportunities within the health and fitness industry.

Ref: Chris O'Keeffe