Health, Nutrition and Exercise
Health improvement practitioners increasingly need to understand the impact of nutrition and exercise on health, fitness and disease.
This course offers a scientific basis for health promotion and covers nutrition; exercise physiology and exercise prescription; behavioural change and health psychology; and research skills.
The course offers you accreditation opportunities as well as strong NHS and community health links. Study nutrition and exercise for different stages of life, prevention and treatment of disease, and gain skills in working with different patient and client groups.
This course is accredited by the Association for Nutrition which allows graduates direct entry onto the register of Associate Nutritionists. The course also integrates automatic accreditation opportunities for exercise practice with the Register of Exercise Professionals (REPs).
Experience interdisciplinary and scientific focused teaching that addresses contemporary issues in lifestyle-related health. Learn how to prescribe effective exercise and nutrition focused advice for health promotion and develop effective communication and professional skills to work with various population and patient groups.
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IELTS - 6.0
TOEFL – 80
Opportunities for career development within the health sector and health and fitness sector have been expanding in recent years. In the light of an increasing recognition of the importance of physical activity and nutrition in the prevention and treatment of disease within government health reports there are significant opportunities for graduates with a BSc in Health, Nutrition and Exercise within Primary Care, for example. See below for a list of examples of current, relevant posts:
- Health Improvement Practitioner (e.g. Obesity/Physical Activity or other e.g. mental health, cardiovascular disease, the elderly)
- Healthy Schools Specialists
- Exercise Referral Specialists
- Lifestyle Advisor
- Health Improvement Specialist
- Community Physical Activity Worker
- Personal Trainer
- Fitness Professional
- Public Health Specialist
There are numerous career paths in nutrition that students may have the opportunity to pursue and such career profiles can be found on the Association for Nutrition website: http://www.associationfornutrition.org
Nutrition career paths include:
- Nutrition consultant (following further study e.g. PgDip/Masters in Dietetics)
- Clinical Nutrition
- Food Safety
- Public Health Nutrition
- Food and drink manufacturers
- Food Service Provider
- Food Ingredient Supplier
For those who wish to pursue a career in Public Health and/or Health Promotion and Education this course provides a foundation of knowledge that will be useful in acquiring the competencies through the Faculty of Public Health (Department of Health) required to join the UK Public Health Register (UKPHR.) This is a register which provides the regulation of public health specialists with a background in areas such as social science, medicine, nursing, health promotion, pharmacy, psychology and dentistry. Completion of this BSc in `Health, Nutrition and Exercise will also allow you the opportunity to apply as a member of the Institute of Health Promotion and Education.