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Physical Activity and Health

Edinburgh Napier University

Venues

Sighthill Campus

Content

This Physical Activity and Health course has been developed with you in mind. It will provide you with the knowledge and skills to study and analyse the various aspects of physical activity/exercise and health in relation to different population groups, ensuring that you'll have both a firm theoretical and vocational grounding in the subjects that underpin the health and exercise industry.

You'll learn about the impact of physical inactivity on health and disease, and the methods for tackling health-related issues in non-exercise populations and the attached benefits.

Entry Requirements

2025 entry requirements

Standard entry:
4 Highers at BBBC including one from Biology (or Human Biology), Chemistry, Physical Education, Physics or Psychology at B plus Maths at National 5.

Widening access entry:
4 Highers at BCCC including one from Biology (or Human Biology), Chemistry, Physical Education, Physics or Psychology at B plus Maths at National 5.

For entry to year 2 you require 3 Advanced Highers at BCC including one from Biology (or Human Biology), Chemistry, Physical Education, Physics or Psychology plus Maths at National 5.

Start Date

September

Qualification

Degree

Award

BSc Hons

Study Method

Full time

UCAS Code

C6C8

Course Length

4 years

Department

Sport and Exercise Science

SCQF Level

10