University of Bath

=41 st
Young University Rankings 2016
251–300 th
World University Rankings 2018
Claverton Down, Bath, Somerset, BA2 7AY, United Kingdom

Health and Exercise Science with Professional Placement

Understand the role of physical activity and exercise medicine on population health and wellbeing. Prepare yourself for a range of careers in the health sector. This degree combines science, social science and public health perspectives. It is a flexible course, combining the study of the determinants of health from scientific, social and policy perspectives. You’ll investigate the impact of physical activity, diet and health behaviours on population health. You will study the different approaches to promoting health and wellbeing. The course will provide you with a broad skill set in science and research techniques. The first year will introduce you to the study of core social science and research topics. You’ll study public health, physiology, sociology, psychology and biomechanics. In Year 2 you’ll specialise in evidence-based policy, psychology, sports medicine, health education and physiology. In your final undergraduate year, you will undertake a research project. This could be in public health, nutrition, physiology, sociology, psychology or an interdisciplinary approach. The undergraduate masters (MSci) equips you with the practical and analytical skills to conduct independent research. This can be into an area that interests you most. This advanced qualification puts you ahead of other bachelors graduates in the job market. You will be well prepared for doctoral level (PhD) research work.

  • Qualification
    Master of Science (with Honours) - Msci (Hon)
  • Study mode
  • Duration
    5 years
  • Start date
  • Location
    Main Site,Bath