Manchester Metropolitan University

601–800 th
World University Rankings 2019
151–200 th
Young University Rankings 2018
All Saints Building, All Saints, Manchester, M15 6BH, United Kingdom

Sport, Physical Activity and Health

This innovative programme, focusing on the promotion of active lifestyle from cradle to grave, is a positive and proactive response to current market trends for the UK. There is an emphasis on modern research complimented by a breadth of teaching expertise in the department. We bring a multidisciplinary approach to studies, encompassing both the social and natural sport sciences, that will prepare our graduates for the sports and health sector over the next decade. Students will develop competences in arrange of vocationally relevant tasks, enabling you to understand and critically evaluate key theories and concepts in sport, physical activity and health.The vocational element of the course is at the forefront of curriculum design. Students can opt to undertake a year-long work placement to gain invaluable industry experience whilst enhancing the key transferable skills for a career in the sport and health industry in the 21st century. Features and benrfits: - There is a focus on vocational study in this course, allowing students to gain a range of transferrable skills that are relevant across all disciplines of sports science and healthcare. - We have a reputation for excellent academic programmes, high student satisfaction and world-class research within Sport Science and Physiology. - Our Sport Scientists regularly work with Olympic, Paralympic and Commonwealth athletes including Dame Sarah Storey DBE and Barney Storey MBE. - We have new high spec teaching and research laboratories with state-of-the-art equipment including a ground-breaking point-of-care testing and clinical skills lab, blood biochemistry, biomechanics, motor control and exercise performance labs and a purpose-built facility for the advanced practical study of physiology. - We’ve built an established partnership with City in the Community; Manchester City FC’s organisation that runs projects around the key areas of Sport, Health, Young People & Skills & Enterprise. - Our £3m building for Biomedicine houses one of the few magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) scanners to be found outside a hospital setting. - The School of Healthcare Science has over 30 years' experience in delivering high quality healthcare science programmes and in providing excellent teaching and student support as recognised by the Quality Assurance Agency for Higher Education.

  • Qualification
    Bachelor of Science (Hons)/BSc (Hons)
  • Study mode
    Full-time
  • Duration
    3 years
  • Start date
    2019-09-01
  • Location
    Main Site,Manchester
  • Qualification
    Bachelor of Science (Hons)/BSc (Hons)
  • Study mode
    Full-time
  • Duration
    3 years
  • Start date
    2018-09-01
  • Location
    Main Site,Manchester