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Vision West Nottinghamshire College (Vision University Centre Mansfield)

Exercise Science (Health)

UCAS Code: FSPH

Foundation Degree in Science - FdSc

Entry requirements


Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)

MMP

UCAS Tariff

64

At least 64 UCAS points at A Level in appropriate subjects.

About this course


Course option

2.0years

Full-time | 2020

**This course is for you if:**
You want to explore the causes, prevention and management of disease using physical activity, and health promotion strategies as methods to improve the health and wellbeing of the nation.

**The Vision University Centre is for you if:**
You want an affordable university degree at a centre that offers smaller classes, tutors who are passionate about their industry and dedicated study skills support and tutorials throughout your course to help you achieve your goals.

As a University of Derby partner student, you will have access to the university’s virtual learning environment, including UDo and on-line journals and texts, as well as their library facilities.

Modules

Modules*

Psychological Considerations for Physical Activity
Professional Practice: Current Issues
Anatomical Foundations
Academic Skills
Nutritional Strategies for Health and Fitness
Principles of Training for Exercise and Health
Leadership in Action
Professional Practice: Workplace Performance
Physical Activity and Health
Research Methods
Applied Exercise Psychology
Exercise for Special PopulationsODULES*:

*Module titles are subject to change.

Assessment methods

Assessment methods are varied and may include practical observations, laboratory reports, poster presentations, research projects, written assignments, oral presentations, time constrained assignments, literature reviews or portfolios.

Where modules are work-related, assessment will relate to your own organisation (where appropriate) and/or vocational setting. The course also requires you to have a work or voluntary placement, which is your responsibility to secure.

Tuition fees

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England
£7,150
per year
EU
£7,150
per year
International
£7,150
per year
Northern Ireland
£7,150
per year
Scotland
£7,150
per year
Wales
£7,150
per year

The Uni


Course location:

Vision University Centre - West Nottinghamshire College

Department:

Sport, Public Services and Higher Education

TEF rating:
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