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Strength and Conditioning with Professional Practice Year BSc (Hons)

University of Bedfordshire

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UCAS CODE: C602

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  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Bedford Campus

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP-21

  • Duration

    4 Years

Course summary

This innovative course is for those excited by training athletes to maximise physical potential and improve performance. Gain practical and theoretical skills necessary to be a Strength and Conditioning Coach while developing your experience in performance sport. Study anatomy, physiology and biomechanics, then specifics of Strength and Conditioning and Sport Science. Gain work experience through internships and our Sports Scholarship Scheme. There is a unique opportunity to gain practical skills and Register of Exercise Professionals (REPs) qualifications as part of the course.

You can gain gym instructor and personal training qualifications, allowing you to have a licence to practice as an exercise instructor while you gain experience through the course. The competencies of the lead organisation for strength and conditioning – the UKSCA - are embedded into this course giving you an understanding of, and practise in, the UKSCA accreditation process. This should accelerate your career as a coach and look to gain professional accreditation, vital to gaining employment within this career. Increased investment in sport has opened up new opportunities for careers in the coaching, sport science support and strength and conditioning areas. This process seems to be on going with an emphasis, particularly in female and Olympic sports continuing to grow for the foreseeable future.

This course has the option to be taken over four years which includes a year placement in industry. Undertaking a year in industry has many benefits. You gain practical experience and build your CV, as well as being a great opportunity to sample a profession and network with potential future employers.

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

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£ 12,650per year

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University information

University of Bedfordshire

  • University League Table

    123rd

  • Campus address

    University of Bedfordshire, Park Square, Luton, Luton, LU1 3JU, England

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