At St George's we offer a broad range of learning environments which includes traditional lecture-tutorial, interactive workshops, laboratory and practical activities, student-led seminars and web-based delivery. The modules which make up a course of study are assessed using a variety of different methods, enabling you to demonstrate your capabilities in a range of ways.
Teaching and learning methods
Teaching is delivered through a variety of methods; lectures, tutorials, student led seminars, group work, practical laboratory sessions, tutor led study and self-directed study.
You will learn in an inter-professional setting; working alongside clinical staff, researchers and students familiar with the health and wellbeing environment.
Student support is a central feature of the programme and is provided in multiple ways:
- virtual learning environment, containing supplementary materials.
- academic and pastoral support from an academic supervisor and personal tutor.
- regular structured feedback from your module leader and academic supervisor.
- peer assisted learning.
- specific workshops of skill development such as giving presentations.
- support in managing transition into postgraduate education and back into practice.
- access to a range of student welfare support services.
On successful completion, MSc Applied Exercise for Health students will be able to:
- have a comprehensive and critical understanding of the principles and practice of a variety of topics in Applied Exercise for Health, with particular emphasis on physiology, psychology, and socio-economic implications.
- analyse and contextualise varied practical situations and creatively adapt and apply the key principles of Applied Exercise for Health.
- work flexibly, with understanding of others' roles in the multi-professional field of Applied Exercise for Health.
- choose the appropriate research methodological approach to and apply the principles of qualitative or quantitative research in the field of Applied Exercise for Health.
- exhibit competence in analytical and evaluative skills.
- critically analyse Government policy and its implications in Applied Exercise for Health.
- understand the ethical implications of social science research in the field of Applied Exercise for Health.
- demonstrate the necessary research methods, statistical, analytical and computing knowledge to analyse and present their own data independently.
Progress throughout the course is assessed through a range of methods including:
- Oral and poster presentations
- Reports and critiques
- Journal articles
- Case studies
- Written examinations
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