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; please contact us to check before you apply.
All applicants must also meet our English language requirements
Months of entry
Physical inactivity has been recognised as a pandemic and is a global public health issue. This exciting new MSc will enhance knowledge and understanding of this field, and will contribute to building workforce capacity in this area.
The programme draws on the health sciences of psychology, physiology and epidemiology, 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.
The programme is designed to provide academic training at a postgraduate level for recent graduates and the existing national and international workforce.
Information for international students
To find out about the support offered to international students at Edinburgh from arrival to graduation visit: http://www.ed.ac.uk/studying/international
Fees and funding
Visit Scholarships and Student Funding Services at: http://www.ed.ac.uk/student-funding
Qualification and course duration
Course contact details
- Postgraduate Admissions
- +44 (0) 131 651 3571