Taught course

Applied Exercise for Health

Kingston University · Faculty of Health, Social Care and Education

Entry requirements

You should normally have, or be expected to achieve, a minimum second class degree (2:2) in a subject which offers an appropriate grounding in science, healthcare or physiology (or an equivalent overseas qualification). Qualified health and social care practitioners (without first degrees) that can demonstrate evidence of either a contribution to the development of practice, or appropriate other study, are encouraged to apply. Alternative professional qualifications may also be considered and you may be required to submit supplementary details and/or asked to complete a short qualifying essay. *Must be completed, awarded and certified by 1 August 2015. Failure to comply with this may result in withdrawal of offer by St George’s. http://www.sgul.ac.uk/study/postgraduate/taught-degrees-postgraduate/applied-exercise-for-health-pgcert-pgdip-msc/entry-criteria

Months of entry


Course content

This postgraduate area of expertise within Kingston and St George’s rehabilitation sciences provision explores the increasingly important role exercise and physical activity plays within the public health arena to prevent against obesity, sedentary lifestyles, and diabetes. Our course can be tailored to your individual work environment, and seeks to facilitate an interprofessional understanding of rehabilitation sciences among healthcare professionals. It can also be studied on a module-by-module basis and is supported by the outstanding, world leading research that is being undertaken by our academics.

This course is being redeveloped and will not be accepting applications for September 2018.

Information for international students

All non-UK applicants must meet our English language requirements. For this course it is Academic IELTS of 6.5 overall with 6.0 in Listening, 6.0 in Reading, 6.0 in Writing and 6.0 in Speaking. Please make sure you read our full guidance about English language requirements. See http://www.sgul.ac.uk/study/postgraduate/taught-degrees-postgraduate/applied-exercise-for-health-pgcert-pgdip-msc/entry-criteria for further details.

Fees and funding

For information on funding, please visit: www.kingston.ac.uk/postgraduate/fees-and-funding/

Qualification and course duration


part time
24 months
full time
12 months

Course contact details

St George's, University of London
+44 (0)20 8725 2333