“This new course stood out from others: it was where my background interests and previous learning were. Similar courses seemed directed at the sports industry, but this one was more aligned to my interests with a focus on the general public and health risk zones.” Scott Mulhearn BSc (Hons) Physical Activity, Health and Wellbeing Entry Requirements Scottish Higher BBB A Level BB Irish Leaving Certificate H2 H2 H3 qualifications. We will also consider BTEC qualifications in a related subject. Other Students enrolled on the QMU Health and Social Care Academy will be considered for entry. Please check our website for further details. A satisfactory criminal records check is required. International Baccalaureate 26 points International IELTS of 6.0 with no element lower than 5.5 Required subjects Normally English, Maths and Biol at Higher/A Level or equivalent AND Biol, Maths and Eng at S/Int2/N5/GCSE level Mature/Access Related Access course — see our website for details at www.qmu.ac.uk/ college-qualifications We also welcome applications from mature students with relevant qualifications in Health and Social Care, Fitness Health and Exercise and related vocational experience. Direct Entry Year Two • HNC in a related subject with B in the graded unit Year Three • HND in a related subject with CB in the graded units COURSE QUALITY For SATISFACTION details of related HNC and HND courses, see www.qmu.ac.uk/college- 100% NATIONAL STUDENT SURVEY Other information UCAS code 4F56 Duration 3/4 years full-time Start date September 2019 Delivery On campus Awarding body QMU. Please see the ‘External review’ section on pages 8-11. Teaching staff, class sizes and timetables Please see ‘How we teach and how you’ll learn’ section on pages 8-11. Course fees Please see pages 170-171 Professional Registration/ accreditation N/A Careers You will have access to careers within communities and voluntary organisations, the NHS, and local authorities, as a physical activity champion, community support or development worker, or personal trainer, for example. Opportunities exist within the sports and leisure industries for you to develop as an activity and lifestyle consultant, or certified exercise practitioner. Following graduation, further study opportunities at QMU include MSc Physiotherapy (Pre-Registration) or MSc Occupational Therapy (Pre-Registration). You may also study other areas such as community development or management. Exchange opportunities N/A Placement You will have the opportunity to participate in community-based activities in a variety of settings. These could include: running exercise classes in public and private organisations; working with people with learning disabilities, and with organisations providing services to children or older adults. You will be expected to demonstrate that you can communicate effectively with people of all ages, with a wide range of physical and mental health capacity. 59 Why QMU? This course aligns with industry standards for exercise professionals. There are opportunities to learn from professionals and service users from the voluntary, statutory and private health and social care sectors.