Established in 2013, the College of Contemporary Health provides accessible online training for health professionals in obesity care and weight management. We combine flexible online learning with world-class academic expertise overseen by our outstanding Academic Advisory Board.
FIND YOUR ONLINE COURSE
Online courses in weight management and obesity care, including the Masters (MSc), PGDip and PGCert validated by London South Bank University.
Upskill with a postgraduate module of your choice from our obesity care and weight management Masters. All modules can be taken individually, providing greater flexibility for your studies.
Gain access to the content of the postgraduate modules on-demand, anytime, anywhere. Develop your skills in weight management and obesity care and achieve CPD points without formal assessment.
All of my staff who have completed the Postgraduate modules and the short courses have found them excellent and it has changed our clinical practice.
SensationalT. K. - Fitness professional, Weight & Fitness Essentials - Professional Short Course
Probably the best course I have ever done. Went into lots of detail. It covered things from an obese persons stand point whereas most courses out there are more generic. Sensational. Thank you.
Evidence-based, relevant and of high qualityProfessor Pinki Sahota, Chair of the Association for the Study of Obesity
The CCH courses make a significant contribution to the clinical education of practitioners. The modules are evidence-based, relevant and of high quality and should be recommended to all practitioners involved in obesity prevention and management.
I am able to relate more to my clientsR. F. - Weight Management Practitioner, PGDip in Obesity Care and Management
From the course so far I developed my professional practice by gaining a better understanding of the causes, consequences and behavioural aspects of obesity, so I am able to relate more to my clients and provide them with more information to support an individual who is going through a weight loss journey.
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