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BSc (Hons) Fitness and Personal Training

Solent University
3 years
Full time
Bachelor's degree
On campus
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38,625 GBP

Program description

BSc (Hons) Fitness and Personal Training

This practical, career-focused course combines the latest in evidence-based training methods with high-level industry qualifications. Clearly defined pathway options in one of three specialist areas – exercise referral, soft tissue therapy and strength and conditioning - are aimed at producing fitness professionals with the higher level skills required to positively impact peoples’ lives, whatever their fitness goals.

Admission requirements

Solent’s highly-practical fitness and personal training degree is perfect for those with a keen interest in health and fitness and who wish to pursue a career as a personal trainer, PE teacher or strength and conditioning coach.

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Program content

Year one

Core units

  • Functional Anatomy and Kinesiology
  • Exercise Instruction and Coaching
  • Intro to Health and Exercise Psychology
  • Introduction to Physiology of Exercise
  • Client Testing and Training
  • Introduction to Human Nutrition
  • Introduction to Research and Academic Skills for Sport, Health & Exercise Science

Year two

Core units

  • Health and Exercise Psychology
  • Functional Movement and Corrective Exercise
  • Research Methods and Study Design
  • Advanced Personal Training
  • Advanced Training Applications


Pathway option, choose one from the following:

  • Exercise Referral
  • Soft Tissue Therapy 
  • Strength and Conditioning

Please note: Not all optional units are guaranteed to run each year.

Year three

Core units

  • Professional Practice in Personal Training
  • Innovative Training interventions


Continuation of pathway option chosen at year two:

  • Clinical Exercise Programming
  • Advanced Soft Tissue Therapy
  • Advanced Strength and Conditioning

Choose one:

  • Research Project 
  • Work Based Project

Choose one:

  • Sports Nutrition and Performance
  • Applied Health and Exercise Psychology

Tuition fees

UK and EU full-time fees: £9,250 per year

International full-time fees: £12,875 per year

Scholarships & funding

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About this institute

Solent University

Solent University

Solent University is all about creating opportunities: for its students, for its staff, for its partners. It offers expertise and experiences you couldn’t get anywhere else, opening doors and making introductions. We’re focused on the practical side of higher education...

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Solent University

Solent University
E Park Terrace
SO14 0YN Southhampton
United Kingdom

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