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 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.

Qualification and course duration

MSc

part time
24-72 months
full time
12 months

PGCert

full time
4 months
part time
24 months

PGDip

full time
9 months
part time
24-48 months

Course contact details

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