FdSc Exercise, Health and Fitness (Full-time) - 2020 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.
  • Develop your skills and experience by undertaking a work placement in the industry.
  • Benefit from smaller class sizes and focussed support.
  • Undertake additional qualifications in fitness instructing and personal training to enhance your career opportunities.
UCAS Code: C610
Institution Code: S51
Start/End Date: September 2020 - June 2022
Duration: 2 years, full-time
Campus: St Helens Town Centre Campus
2020 Tuition Fee: £7,750 per year
This degree will incur additional costs. See finance section for further details.
Entry Requirements: 80 UCAS Tariff points
Programme Specification: Tap here to view the programme specification.
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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. The role of physical activity and exercise as well as encouraging other healthy lifestyle choices is central to addressing these conditions and improving population health.

Our FdSc Exercise, Health and Fitness covers a diverse range of topics that influence health, fitness and wellbeing. It examines the effect of lifestyle choices on health such as nutrition as well as how physical, psychological and environmental determinants can influence lifestyle choices.

Strategies that can be used to shape positive behaviour change will be detailed and the degree will teach you how to effectively prescribe exercise to improve fitness and to manage health and well-being.

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

Ref: Chris O'Keeffe

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