This degree responds to the rise of sedentary lifestyles of the population by exploring how there is a need for distinct approaches to improving health through physical activity. This includes interventions that target children, older adults, people with disabilities and those with long-term health conditions. Moreover, a focus of the programme is in the measurement, evaluation and understanding of physical activity, and the impact of intervention strategies. Students will learn how to develop and evaluate a variety of community physical activity programmes. These will consider the role of sport, physical education, exercise and play. Further, there is the opportunity for work-based learning where student will be able to practise their skills in a vocational setting. There are opportunities for work-based learning throughout the programme including the option of a sandwich year. Students will have the opportunity to apply for sandwich year placements in throughout the second year of the programme.