Strength Conditioning and Sports Coaching at City College Plymouth - UCAS

City College Plymouth

Degree level: Undergraduate
Awarded by: University of Plymouth

Strength Conditioning and Sports Coaching

Course summary

Do you have an interest or background in working with elite athletes? This Foundation Degree will give you the opportunity to develop practical skills and knowledge in the most effective methods of training athletes for elite level performance. Whilst you will study underpinning science related sports topics such as physiology, biomechanics and human movement, you will also develop practical skills in coaching effectiveness, Olympic weightlifting, speed, agility and plyometrics, and other athletic testing and monitoring skills.

This Higher Technical Qualification is approved against occupational standards decided by employers. Learn more about Higher Technical Qualifications.


The course includes the following subjects: programme design for elite performance, strength and conditioning fundamentals, introductory sports therapy, anatomy of human movement, theory and practice of coaching, testing and monitoring of athletes, strength and conditioning clinic, sports nutrition, advanced exercise sciences, biomechanics of sport, research design, rehabilitation and recovery.

Assessment method

Assessment will be through a mixture of coursework including practicals, examinations and end of module tests.

How to apply

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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

International applicants

International applicants will be asked to complete a fee assessment. This allows us to confirm an applicant's nationality, immigration status and residency to correctly assess fee status. Applicant's will be asked to include copies of the relevant pages of their passport, any letters from the Home Office confirming immigration status in the UK and any other relevant documentation (copy of visa stamps, marriage certificate, etc.).

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Four GCSEs at Grade C (4) or above including English, Maths and a Science based subject.

Student Outcomes

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

Republic of Ireland £7450 Year 1
England £7450 Year 1
Northern Ireland £7450 Year 1
Scotland £7450 Year 1
Wales £7450 Year 1
Channel Islands £7450 Year 1

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No additional fees or cost information has been supplied for this course, please contact the provider directly.
Strength Conditioning and Sports Coaching at City College Plymouth - UCAS