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SG447
Health Science and Physical Activity

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Undergraduate awards typically reflect three to five years of study after secondary school and include Ordinary (Level 7) and Honours Bachelor Degrees and Higher Diplomas (Level 8's).

Undergraduate awards may be achieved directly or through a series of progression steps. Learners may choose to progress upwards from a Level 5 to a Level 6, Level 7 and finally a Level 8.

Undergraduate awards are awarded by the QQI, HEA or Higher Education Institutes.

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3rd level Graduates are qualified for a wide range of occupations, and their education prepares them for roles involving specific skills, and for coordinating, supervising, managing, or training others. Examples include accountants, sales managers, computer programmers, teachers, chemists, environmental engineers, criminal investigators, and financial analysts.

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The programme aims to produce graduates with a strong academic base in health science disciplines related to physical activity and exercise, with the capacity to apply knowledge and skills in a variety of settings, with numerous specialist populations and on a broad spectrum of topics

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This course will accept Any QQI Level 5 or 6 Major Award as an entry requirement.
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Essential Module Requirements:
Three distinctions and a pass in:
C20139 - Mathematics
or 5N1833 - Mathematics
or C20174 - Mathematics for Engineering
or C20175 - Mathematics for Computing
or LCE Maths

Note: Information for 2018 Entry

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The programme is specifically designed for students who wish to advance themselves in the important area of the health sciences with specific focus on specialist physical activity-related skills and knowledge. Graduates will also be competent is a wide range of public health and health promotion related areas. This course is designed to help students pursue careers within the following sectors: Physical Activity Promotion Health promotion Public health Physical activity specialists across the physical activity spectrum Exercise / Sport / Fitness industry related work including sports development Exercise Physiology Testing Exercise / Physical Activity prescription Health Related Research Population Health with specific focus on Physical Activity Health Settings related work Health Improvement Epidemiology Health Policy Development / Planning Implementation /Evaluation of Health related initiatives within the private, public or non-profits sectors. 



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