251–300 th
World University Rankings 2020
=41 st
Young University Rankings 2016
=43 rd
European Teaching Rankings 2019
Claverton Down, Bath, Somerset, BA2 7AY, United Kingdom

Health and Exercise Science with Professional Placement

Understand the role of physical activity and exercise on health and wellbeing. Prepare yourself for a range of careers in the health sector, whether promoting health at an individual or population level. This course combines science, social science and public health. You will develop your understanding of health determinants and investigate the impact of physical activity, diet and other lifestyle behaviours on health. This degree has three core themes running throughout: Exercise Science provides a fundamental, interdisciplinary understanding of human function Behavioural Medicine explores how we can use the principles of exercise science to promote health, or treat and prevent disease Public Health investigates the determinants of population health, focusing particularly on the role of physical activity and lifestyle in the health of a population Through these core themes you will apply your knowledge to health and exercise settings and understand their relevance in current practice. Some of the topics you will cover include: clinical and functional assessment techniques epidemiology exercise prescription health technologies nutrition social health inequalities sports medicine research methods You will be prepared for a range of careers including public health, rehabilitation, physician’s assistant, community sports, health promotion, health policy and exercise science.

  • Qualification
    Bachelor of Science (with Honours) - BSc (Hons)
  • Study mode
    Full-time
  • Duration
    4 years
  • Start date
    2020-09-28
  • Location
    Main Site,BathUnited Kingdom