Year 1 modules are all compulsory. Year 2 and 3 have a mixture of compulsory and optional modules.
There are a number of physical activity careers where an evidence-based approach is a key criteria for employment. Potential employers include the NHS, local government, the armed forces and fitness clubs. Potential job roles include personal training, health promotion, PT instruction, teaching (via PGCE), cardiac rehabilitation specialist, or self-employment. A number of students also go on to postgraduate study in fields such as nutrition or health promotion.
The course is run by a team with decades of valuable experience and research specialisms: Ben Jane, Melissa Coyle, Dr Saul Bloxham and Dr Martyn Queen. With interests spanning exercise for cancer survivors to physical activity interventions, this enthusiastic and passionate team offers substantial support to students from the first day to the last.