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Exercise, Health and Fitness (UCAS:N870) Foundation Degree

MANCHESTER COLLEGE (THE)

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UCAS CODE: N870

Course options

  • Qualification

    Foundation Degree

  • Location

    Manchester College (The)

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP

  • Duration

    2 years

Course summary

Overview

With physical inactivity estimated to cost the economy £0.9 Billion a year the skills and knowledge gained on the Foundation Degree in Exercise, Health and Fitness will be in demand. Potential roles in the NHS and private sector include Community Exercise Facilitators, Health Trainers, Exercise Referral Instructors, Physical Activity Specialists or Personal Trainers.
Study with us and you’ll benefit from state-of-the-art exercise physiology equipment and facilities, including:
• Cortex Metalyzer Gas Analysis
• Blood Lactate, Cholesterol and Glucose measurement
• Wattbike Cycle Ergometer
• Pulsometers and Microspirometers
• Fully equipped gym with resistance and cardio-vascular equipment
In addition to gaining theoretical knowledge in subjects such as physiology, functional anatomy, kinesiology and exercise psychology you’ll develop practical experience in exercise prescription and assessment.
Assessment is continuous and consists of practical reports and assignments, presentations, exams, practical assessments and case studies.
Students can have the opportunity to gain additional REPS recognised qualifications, at a greatly reduced cost, in Fitness Instruction, Personal Training and potentially Exercise Referral.
The course is delivered over 2 years full time or 4 years part time

Continuing Your Journey

Students can apply for a top up Level 6 programme in a related area based on university entry requirements.

Potential roles in the NHS and private sector include Community Exercise Facilitators, Health Trainers, Exercise Referral Instructors, Physical Activity Specialists or Personal Trainers.

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QUALIFICATION TYPE

A level :

Applicants should possess two A levels (an A level in PE would be an advantage), or a BTEC Level 3 in a related area.

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University information

MANCHESTER COLLEGE (THE)

  • Campus address

    Manchester College (The), Ashton Old Road, Manchester, MANCHESTER, MANCHESTER, M11 2WH, England

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