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BSc (Hons) Strength and Conditioning

University of Suffolk
Three years full-time. Four and a half to nine years part-time.
Bachelor's degree
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13,330 GBP
University of Suffolk

Program description

BSc (Hons) Strength and Conditioning

Designed in consultation with our professional sport partners, our BSc (Hons) Strength and Conditioning degree provides you with the standard of theory and practical experience demanded by the elite sport industry.

The course provides you with research informed teaching and learning, as well as extensive practical skills. You will learn about the physical development of athletes, player conditioning, functional movement assessments, injury prevention and rehabilitation, as well as sports nutrition and physiology. As your course progresses, you can tailor your degree with optional modules, to suit your interests and career ambitions.

Admission requirements

International Requirements

IELTS 6.0 overall (minimum 5.5 in all components) where English is not the students' first language.

For those applicants studying A-Level & BTEC, we require 112 UCAS points, which equates to BBC (A-Level) or DMM (BTEC). To find out more about country specific requirements please visit our web-page or send us an information request

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Program content

Year 1

  • Introduction to Strength and Conditioning
  • Introduction to Sport and Exercise Physiology
  • Mechanics of Human Movement
  • Principles of Coaching
  • Introduction to Sport and Exercise Psychology
  • Science in Sport

Year 2

  • Applied Strength and Conditioning (Double Module)
  • Exercise Physiology (Optional)
  • Sport and Exercise Biomechanics (Optional)
  • Energy, Nutrition and Exercise Performance (Optional)
  • Research Methods for Sport and Exercise Science
  • Statistics for Sport and Exercise Science
  • Mechanics of Strength and Conditioning

Year 3

  • Dissertation
  • Advanced Strength and Conditioning
  • Ergonomics in Sport (Optional)
  • Clinical Exercise Biomechanics (Optional)
  • Sports Performance Physiology (Optional)
  • Applied Nutrition for Sport Performance (Optional)
  • Reflective Practice for Sports Professionals

Tuition fees

  • Full-time tuition fee: £9,250 p.a.
  • Part-time tuition fee: £1,454 per 20 credits (Please contact the Info zone for further information)
  • International tuition fee: £13,330 p.a.

Continuing studies

Our graduates have moved on to fantastic careers. Currently, in elite sport science, we have graduates working for Arsenal FC and Ipswich Town FC, and elite sport science providers in the United States of America. In clinical exercise science, other graduates work for the prestigious Papworth Hospital as clinical and exercise physiologists, and Allied Health Professionals as exercise rehabilitation specialists. Some of our graduates have successful teaching careers, in physical education, biology, chemistry and physics subjects. Your exposure to world-leading sport science facilities will ensure you and your CV are ‘career ready’.

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University of Suffolk

University of Suffolk

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University of Suffolk

Waterfront Building
19 Neptune Quay
IP4 1QJ Ipswich Suffolk
United Kingdom

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