Applied Exercise and Health ScienceCanterbury Campus
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Rank: 125 (TCUG)
Location: Canterbury Campus
Study mode full-time
Start Date: 2021/09/01
Duration: 12 months
Intl fees: £13000
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Canterbury Christ Church University has opted into the TEF and received a Silver award.
The MSc in Applied Exercise and Health Science builds on expertise at Canterbury Christ Church University to deliver a programme of academic and practical study. Drawing upon cross School, Faculty, and University expertise, as well as our industry links, the programme aims to produce graduates with a detailed academic knowledge, which is supported by an advanced practical skill set that has the potential to expand employment opportunities within the industry.The MSc is set in the context of the current health climate, where there is an emphasis on the need to develop quality health services for all ages across the health and social sector. Poor lifestyle habits including physical inactivity are associated with the prevalence of certain chronic diseases and this programme aims to develop graduates who can critique current thinking in these areas, and through advanced scholarship develop ideas to progress this field. The technical skill sets that are required in this field will also be fully explored by you on the programme. The technical and practical work should be viewed on the programme as part of an advanced academic experience, developing the abilities to plan, collect, analyse and interpret advanced data in this field.
Our standard offer for accepting students onto this programme is a good honours degree. Applicants from a range of undergraduate subjects (health, science, sport and exercise) will be considered. This is in addition to a brief personal statement outlining interest and areas of specialism being considered, as well as a complete CV. The University has a well-established Accreditation of Prior Certificated Learning (APCL) and Accreditation of Prior Experiential Learning (APEL) structure in operation. Students without previous qualifications may be accepted as part of this process.
About this university
There are some 80 different countries represented at the university and a range of advice support and help on hand for them. The International Department provides a range of country specific information on the website to help with applications as well as funding and scholarships details. There is help from the International Student Support team who can offer non-academic advice in matters such as healthcare, housing, financial guidance as well as visas and immigration. There are also English language courses for those wishing to learn or better their skills in the language. Finally, there is assistance through Unitemps for those wishing to work between studies. There is a wealth of help and advice on hand for students at the university as well as extracurricular activities. There is a network of trained advisors to help with matters such as wellbeing advice, developing academic skills and even faith and religious matters. The university offers an Extra Award for students based around their activities outside the classroom and can be gained alongside degree studies. Opportunities include volunteering to help with the larger community as well as working in the Studentâ€™s Union. The union organise the various clubs and societies on offer ranging from interest groups such as the beach project and Harry Potter Society to culture groups such as the Asian Society. There are academic groups as well as sports and plenty of opportunities to try something new or even start your own society.