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Course summary

If your dream career involves training athletes to maximise their physical potential and improve their performance, then this innovative course is for you. What’s more, you’re taught by a team who has trained some of the best sportsmen and women in the world. This degree gives you the skills you need to be a strength and conditioning coach while developing your understanding and experience of performance sport. You learn from leading professionals in the field, who have worked with the British Association of Sport and Exercise Science endorsed elite England and GB sportsmen and women, and collaborated with the Rugby Football Union, Football Association, and Amateur Athletic Association. The course covers a wide range of disciplines including anatomy, physiology, biomechanics and sports psychology as well as specific units in strength and conditioning and sport science. Why choose this course?

  • Benefit from our modern, high-tech facilities, including extensive sport-science laboratories and a purpose-built strength and conditioning suite
  • Develop your employability through work-placement opportunities which could lead to internships with local professional clubs and the University’s Sports Scholarship Scheme
  • Become a professional on a course that has Register of Exercise Professionals (REPs) qualifications embedded in it
  • Completing the course also allows you to apply for professional accreditation with the United Kingdom Strength and Conditioning Association (UKSCA)
  • Take the course over four years and include a fee-free year in industry (see below), gaining experience and making contacts for the future
  • If you need a step up into higher education, start with a Foundation Year (see below) which guarantees entry to the undergraduate degree


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Professional bodies

Professionally accredited courses provide industry-wide recognition of the quality of your qualification.

  • British Association of Sports and Exercise Sciences

How to apply

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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1
  • Year 2
  • Year 3

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

We are happy to consider applicants with alternative qualifications and/or work experience. If you would like to check if your qualifications will be accepted please contact the Admissions Team.

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Fees and funding

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Strength and Conditioning at University of Bedfordshire - UCAS