Top Course Highlights
Excellent Tutor Support
A wide variety of assessment methods are used including written assignments, practicals, presentations, health campaigns and a research project.
Idyllic location and facilities
Enjoy picturesque Penwith campus and take advantage of an award-winning on-site restaurant as well as a fitness suite and a range of activites provided by the HWS team.
The theoretical components of the course are complemented by specific wellbeing-based content that reflects the current national impetus and importance surrounding social prescribing.
What Will I Learn?
Year 1 (Level 4) Modules:
- Anatomy & Physiology
- Social Context of Health & Nutrition
- Health Monitoring & Evaluation
- Promoting Healthy Lifestyles
- Principles of Nutrition & Health
- Social Prescribing
Year 2 (Level 5) Modules:
- Psychology of Nutrition
- Evidence Based Practice
- Developing Wellbeing in the Community
- Physical Activity for Special Populations
- Professional Practice
Assessment on this programme is mostly coursework-based and does not include exams. A wide variety of assessment methods are used including written assignments, practicals, presentations, health campaigns and a research project. Assessment is both formative and summative with carefully designed formative tasks, specifically focused on developing skills that will help attainment in the summative assessments. Assignments are designed to meet the skills required for further academic study or industry such as poster presentations, campaigns and academic writing. Practical skills are assessed and improved throughout the course.
Information & Support
Alongside their own common room with cooking facilities, students have access to on-site catering facilities including the award-winning Senara restaurant which was voted AA College Restaurant of the Year 2022-23. Additionally, students have free access to the on-site fitness suite and a range of activities provided by the Health, Wellbeing & Sport team.
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