Taught course

Physical Activity for Health

Institution
University of Edinburgh · The Moray House of School of Education
Qualifications
MScPGCertPGDip

Entry requirements

A UK 2:1 honours degree, or its international equivalent, in a relevant discipline such as sport and exercise science, physical education, health sciences, psychology or physiology.

We may also consider your application if you have equivalent academic qualifications and significant professional training and experience

Months of entry

September

Course content

Physical inactivity has been recognised as a pandemic and global public health issue. The MSc Physical Activity for Health is designed to provide academic training at a postgraduate level for both recent graduates from a range of disciplines (including sport and exercise sciences, health sciences, psychology, epidemiology, and physiology) and the existing national and international workforce in the area of physical activity and public health.

The programme draws on the health sciences and on both research and practice to provide you with a thorough knowledge and awareness of the role of physical activity in improving and maintaining health.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MSc
    part time
    24-72 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
    full time
    12 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
  • PGCert
    part time
    24 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
    full time
    4 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
  • PGDip
    part time
    24-48 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
    full time
    9 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

Name
Postgraduate Admissions
Email
cahss.pgadmissions@ed.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0)131 650 4086