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  Paediatric Exercise and Health MSc


University of Exeter    Public Health and Sport Sciences

Full time & Part time September MSc 1 year full-time; 2 years part-time
Biological Sciences (4) Nursing & Health (27)

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Embark on a rewarding academic journey with the Paediatric Exercise and Health MSc programme at the University of Exeter. Delve into the intricate relationships between physical activity, fitness, and health in young individuals, guided by the esteemed Children’s Health and Exercise Research Centre. This programme offers a comprehensive exploration of the physiological responses of children and adolescents during exercise, equipping you with invaluable skills for further doctoral study. Engage in cutting-edge research projects, hands-on training, and advanced analytical procedures to deepen your understanding of paediatric health and well-being. Benefit from a supportive learning environment, expert guidance from leading academics, and tailored career support, ensuring a seamless transition into various sectors such as sport, health, and consultancy. Join a community of active researchers shaping public policy and providing scientific support to renowned sports organizations. Elevate your career prospects and academic pursuits with the MSc Paediatric Exercise and Health programme.

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Overview

  • Based on the internationally-recognised research conducted in the Children’s Health and Exercise Research Centre (CHERC), this programme provides an in-depth evaluation of the relationships between physical activity, fitness and health in young people
  • The programme is delivered within a friendly and supportive learning environment, drawing upon innovative multi-method and multi-disciplinary research and teaching by our leading academics
  • You will have opportunities for involvement with ongoing research projects and to develop key transferable skills beneficial for further doctoral study
  • A dedicated careers day and tailored career support for each student are provided
  • The programme is suitable for sport, exercise and health-related professionals seeking continuing professional development

Course content

It is well known that the first two decades of life represent an important window of opportunity to not only improve the health and well-being of young people, but also their health status into adult life. The role that physical activity and fitness can play in improving markers of health and well-being in young people is an important area of study, especially given concerns of declining fitness and increasing obesity in today’s children and adolescents.

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Entry Requirements

Normally a minimum 2:1 degree or equivalent in a relevant discipline.

Applicants who do not meet the exact published entry criteria should also submit a personal statement outlining why they wish to study this programme.

Successful applicants will also be asked to complete a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check.

Applicants are also required to meet our English language requirements. Please see our website for details.




Fees

For current programme fees please see our website.

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