The Foundation Degree in Sport Conditioning, Rehabilitation and Massage will provide an opportunity for students to prepare to work in the growing leisure and professional sport industry. It will also develop skills that meet aspects of the wider health and wellbeing agenda. The course aims to develop intellectual knowledge and understanding of the academic disciplines and key concepts that underpin Sport Conditioning, Rehabilitation and Massage in the UK and abroad. Students will undertake modules that evaluate the scientific basis of preparation and rehabilitation of performers in sport. Students will develop technical skills in the conditioning and rehabilitation of sports performers and a variety of soft tissue/massage methods. The programme aims to enable students to apply professional principles of practice within competitive and non-competitive environments as well as preparing them for employment and/or future study. The course will be based at the Cardiff International Sports Stadium in Leckwith, which has state of the art facilities and acts as a central hub for the college’s sports provision. Students achieving the Foundation Degree will have the opportunity to study an additional year to top-up their qualification to a full honours Degree (BSc Hons Sport Conditioning, Rehabilitation and Massage) at Cardiff Metropolitan University or progress to employment within the Sports or Leisure Industry.
Modules cover the following subject areas: Sport and Exercise Science Strength and Conditioning Sport Massage and Soft Tissue Practices Sports Injuries and Rehabilitation Research Practice Anatomy and Clinical Assessment Professional Development Applied Sports Pedagogy Enterprise in Sport and Health Multidisciplinary Approaches to Sport and Health
A range of assessment methods will be used including written assignments, scientific reports, presentations, practical assessments, work based assessment, portfolios and examinations.
How to apply
This is the deadline for applications to be completed and sent for this course. If the university or college still has places available you can apply after this date, but your application is not guaranteed to be considered.
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- Cardiff International Sports Campus
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Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
Applicants without standard qualifications but with a commitment to sports coaching will be considered using the following criteria: • Successful interview demonstrating commitment to study and academic potential. • Evidence of recent study or engagement in appropriate employment. • Evidence of a commitment to sport, exercise, sport coaching or physical education.
Please click the following link to find out more about qualification requirements for this course
English language requirements
|IELTS (Academic)||6||No element lower than 5.5. Academic IELTS test required.|
|PTE Academic||52||No element lower than 51|
|TOEFL (iBT)||72||TOEFL Internet required.|
|Cambridge English Advanced||Level B2||Minimum 169 (no element lower than 162)|
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Fees and funding
|Northern Ireland||£7500*||Year 1|
|Channel Islands||£7500*||Year 1|
|Republic of Ireland||£7500*||Year 1|
*This is a provisional fee and subject to change.
Additional fee information
CAVC has a range of bursaries and scholarships that students on undergraduate, higher education programmes can apply for to support their studies. Applicants can find more information by visiting the college website