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Strength and Conditioning BSc (Hons)

Plymouth Marjon University

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UCAS CODE: C632

Course options

  • Qualification

    Bachelor of Science (with Honours) - BSc (Hons)

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    20-SEP-21

  • Duration

    3 Years

Course summary

This focused area of sport science covers performance optimisation and the strength and conditioning of the human body. You will learn how to determine the unique needs of an athlete and assess their performance levels. You’ll be able to boost an athlete’s performance for competition, whilst protecting them from injury. You’ll work closely with professional athletes and teams, acquiring expertise through experiments and scientific investigations.**PLEASE NOTE, WE CAN ONLY ACCEPT APPLICATIONS FOR YEAR 2 & 3 OF THIS COURSE****Why this course at Marjon?**• Designed to the UK Strength and Conditioning Association (UKSCA) requirements.• Extensive opportunities to take professional qualifications during your course, further enhancing your employability.• Work in our accredited sports labs and sports centre.• Our laboratory and conditioning facility includes a climatic chamber that will allow you to study varying environmental conditions including altitude, extreme heat and cold.• Work with individual and team sport athletes, whilst being mentored by accredited coaches.• Option to study abroad in the USA.• 100% Student Satisfaction (NSS, 2018).**What might I become?**UK sports bodies employ more strength and conditioning coaches than any other member of the athlete support team. Careers include strength and conditioning coach, fitness instructor or personal trainer.**Find out more at Open Day**Open Day is your opportunity to find out more about studying Strength and Conditioning at Marjon. You’ll meet lecturers and look around our world class Sport & Health Centre. Our student life talks will help you prepare to go to university, covering topics such as careers, funding, sport and our award winning on-campus student support service. You can also take a tour of the campus with a current student and find out about the student-led clubs and societies.Book on to an Open Day at: www.marjon.ac.uk/open-day**Why study at Marjon?**• Awarded SILVER Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF).• High quality teaching Ranked No 1 in England for teaching quality in the Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2019.• Joint 12th in UK for Student Satisfaction as ranked by the Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2019.• Top 10 in the UK for student experience as ranked by the Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2019*.• 5th in UK for Courses and Lecturers in the Whatuni Student Choice Awards (WUSCA) 2019.*Rankings published 23 September 2018. Oxford and Cambridge excluded due to low response rates. Based on National Student Survey 2018

Application deadline

15 January 2020

Tuition fees

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£ 11,000per year

Tuition fees shown are for indicative purposes and may vary. Please check with the institution for most up to date details.

University information

Plymouth Marjon University

  • University League Table

    128th

  • Campus address

    Plymouth Marjon University, Derriford Road, Plymouth, Plymouth, PL6 8BH, England

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