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Physical Activity for Health PgCert

University of Edinburgh

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  • Qualification

    Postgraduate Certificate

  • Location

    The University of Edinburgh

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP

  • Duration

    4 months

Course summary

Programme description

Physical inactivity has been recognised as a pandemic and global public health issue. The MSc Physical Activity for Health is designed to provide academic training at a postgraduate level for both recent graduates from a range of disciplines (including sport and exercise sciences, health sciences, psychology, epidemiology, and physiology) and the existing national and international workforce in the area of physical activity and public health.

The programme draws on the health sciences and on both research and practice to provide you with a thorough knowledge and awareness of the role of physical activity in improving and maintaining health.

Career opportunities

Graduates will enhance their opportunities for employment in careers related to physical activity including health promotion (local authorities), primary and community health care, physical activity development, physical activity and health consultancy, the health and fitness industry and research.

You could also go on to teach in further and higher education or progress to postgraduate research.

Tuition fees

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£ 7,620overall cost

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University information

University of Edinburgh

  • University League Table

    15th

  • Campus address

    University of Edinburgh, Student Recruitment and Admissions, 33 Buccleuch Place, Edinburgh, Edinburgh, City Of, EH8 9JS, Scotland

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    4th out of 84 1

  • Entry standards

    / Max 203
    179 90%

    4th

    2
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    81 81%

    10th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.21 84%

    29th

    38

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