Health and Exercise Science BSc (Hons)

University of Bath

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    4 (Sports Science)
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    / 100
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    / 5.00
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    BSc (Hons)

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Course Summary

Understand the role of physical activity and exercise on health and wellbeing. Prepare yourself for a range of careers in the health sector, whether promoting health at an individual or population level.This course combines science, social science and public health. You will develop your understanding of health determinants and investigate the impact of physical activity, diet and other lifestyle behaviours on health.This degree has three core themes running throughout:Exercise Science provides a fundamental, interdisciplinary understanding of human functionBehavioural Medicine explores how we can use the principles of exercise science to promote health, or treat and prevent diseasePublic Health investigates the determinants of population health, focusing particularly on the role of physical activity and lifestyle in the health of a populationThrough these core themes you will apply your knowledge to health and exercise settings and understand their relevance in current practice. Some of the topics you will cover include:clinical and functional assessment techniquesepidemiologyexercise prescriptionhealth technologiesnutritionsocial health inequalitiessports medicineresearch methodsYou will be prepared for a range of careers including public health, rehabilitation, physician’s assistant, community sports, health promotion, health policy and exercise science.

Entry Requirements

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A level
  • A level
  • Scottish Advanced Higher
  • International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme
  • Pearson BTEC Extended Diploma (QCF)
  • Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)
  • Access to HE Diploma
  • Cambridge International Pre-U Certificate - Principal

Grades / Points



AAB or A*BB or A*AC in three A levels.If you are taking a GCE A level in a science subject, you will need to pass any separate science practical endorsement.A level Alternative offerABB in three A levels plus one of the following:grade A in an EPQ,grade B in the Welsh Baccalaureate Skills Challenge Certificate,grade B in a Core Mathematics qualification,grade B in AS level Mathematics or Statistics.If you receive an offer for this course and are studying one of these qualifications you will be given both the typical and alternative offer. If you are taking a GCE A level in a science subject, you will need to pass any separate science practical endorsement.

Tuition Fees

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£9,250 per year

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About this University

The University of Bath received its Royal Charter in 1966. The Claverton Campus is 1 mile from the centre of the beautiful City of Bath, a World Heritage Site. International (non-UK) students account for a third of the student body and represent over 100 nationalities.


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