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MSc Physical Activity and Public Health

University of Chichester

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  • Qualification

    MSc - Master of Science

  • Location

    Bishop Otter Campus

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP

  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary

This programme focuses on the promotion and maintenance of physical activity related to public health and wellbeing. It will equip you with key specific skills and provide you with a unique insight into the intriguing interactions between physical activity and health by infusing epidemiology, physiology, psychology and policy-relevant research. You will also develop important skills in designing and evaluating research and community interventions that promote health behaviour change.

There is a clear consensus that new professional scientific needs are emerging within this field. This programme recognises the need for specialisation in the intertwined disciplines of physical activity and public health, which is differentiated from other MSc courses in public health. With real-world applicability it substantially contributes towards higher-level qualifications emerging in this area extending the knowledge and practical skills for health sector professionals, physical activity and fitness professionals, teachers or local government employees.

The degree aims to develop a systematic and critical understanding of current theory, research and debates at the forefront of physical activity and public health to influence population health and well-being; develop a comprehensive and critical understanding of technical competencies and professional and ethical practice in the field of physical activity and public health; develop a critical and systematic understanding of the planning, implementation and evaluation of public health projects; and foster a self-directed approach to learning.

Tuition fees

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£ 14,900per year

Tuition fees shown are for indicative purposes and may vary. Please check with the institution for most up to date details.

University information

University of Chichester

  • University League Table

    70th

  • Campus address

    University of Chichester, Bishop Otter Campus, College Lane, Chichester, West Sussex, PO19 6PE, England

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    62nd out of 79 7

    34th out of 85 8

  • Entry standards

    / Max 177
    104 60%

    67th

    16
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    90.0 90%

    26th

    45
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.36 87%

    3rd

    8
  • Entry standards

    / Max 203
    124 56%

    42nd

    7
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    66.0 66%

    40th

    17
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.19 84%

    36th

    21

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