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Physical Activity and Health BSc (Hons)

Edinburgh Napier University

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UCAS CODE: C6C8

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  • Qualification

    Bachelor of Science (with Honours) - BSc (Hons)

  • Location

    Sighthill

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    06-SEP-21

  • Duration

    4 Years

Course summary

Become a professionally recognised practitioner changing lives for the better. A 2012 study in the Lancet highlighted that inactivity is the fourth leading risk factor for non-communicable, chronic disease such as cardiovascular disease, types of cancer, obesity and type 2 diabetes and accounts for over 3 million preventable deaths per year, this includes depressive symptoms and poor mental well-being.The NHS is overrun with these diseases, but in many cases they can be effectively prevented or managed through physical activity. Our degree has been developed to teach our students how physical activity and exercise can do this.We have developed this multidisciplinary degree in line with the professional standards set out by CIMSPA and it delivers exactly what employers are looking for. We will help you develop your scientific understanding and practical skills for a successful career in the health and fitness industry or postgraduate study.Please visit our website for full course and module details.

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

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£ 15,960per year

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Entry requirements

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A level : BCC

Including Science: Biology/Chem/Physics/Psychology/PE/Sports Science and the Active Leisure IndustryGCSE Grade C/4 in Maths, English & one Science or Double Award Science at Grades CC.

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University information

Edinburgh Napier University

  • University League Table

    77th

  • Campus address

    Edinburgh Napier University, 219 Colinton Road, Edinburgh, Edinburgh, City Of, EH14 1DJ, Scotland

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    44th out of 84 11

  • Entry standards

    / Max 203
    159 80%

    8th

    1
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    62 62%

    68th

    1
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.85 77%

    77th

    27

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