Sport Conditioning and Performance Analysis at University of Cumbria - UCAS

Course summary

You’re inspired by how sporting success effects positive change in individuals and society, enriches lives and improves wellbeing. You have a true passion for sport and the drive to help others achieve their full performance potential and dreams of success in elite sport. That’s why on this sport conditioning and performance analysis course we will give you the support and opportunities you need to become your best. Our BSc (Hons) Sport Conditioning & Performance analysis degree, accredited by CIMSPA, is designed to give you the industry knowledge, skills and employment prospects to work in an elite sport performance environment. What’s more, our sport courses are ranked 1st in the North West for continuation and 2nd in the North West for career prospects (Guardian University Guide 2023 Results). COURSE OVERVIEW On this course you will examine the science behind sport performance, conduct diagnostics, analyse an athlete’s fitness, technical performance and tactical play, make recommendations for appropriate training for improved performance and provide feedback to athletes, coaches and support staff. Teaching is complemented by practical sessions providing valuable experience working with clubs and athletes during modules and on placement, preparing you to work within a performance environment. You’ll receive insight from industry professionals, gain additional qualifications and have access to facilities including our performance analysis suit, strength and conditioning room, human performance lab and sports facilities. We support your pursuit of interests through our Industry links with professional sports clubs and national governing bodies to fast-track a career in performance sport coaching, performance development, talent identification, sport science support and performance analysis. ON THIS COURSE YOU WILL...

  • Gain a multidisciplinary and interdisciplinary knowledge and understanding of Sport Conditioning and Performance Analysis and its application in enhancing athlete performance at all levels of sport from grassroots to elite performers.
  • Develop hands-on techniques and skills to conduct diagnostics and analyse an athlete’s fitness, technical performance and tactical play, and develop exercise training programmes for improving athlete performance.
  • Positively contribute to sporting performance by applying academic theory and practitioner skills to practice in a real world environment through vocational experience on modules and undertaking a 100-hour placement. Learning the complex reality which is performance analysis and sport specific conditioning through working with athletes/players from sports including Football, Rugby, Athletics, Hockey, Cycling, Golf, Dance and Outdoor sports.
  • Gain the CIMSPA endorsed Strength & Conditioning Trainer qualification and Hudl Certification in notational analysis to enhance your CV. On graduation you will be able to apply for the International Society of Performance Analysis of Sport (ISPAS) Level 1 accreditation.
  • Be taught in small class sizes which means you get to know your class and tutors well, allowing you to feel supported during your studies.
  • Personal and Professional Development
  • Principles of Human Movement and Function
  • Exercise Techniques and Training
  • Developing the Practitioner Toolkit
  • Introduction to Sport Psychology
  • Introduction to Performance Analysis
Year two
  • Investigative Techniques
  • Strength and Conditioning for Performance
  • Leadership and Relationships in Sport
  • Field Based Conditioning for Sport
  • Applied Movement Analysis
  • Applied Notational Analysis
Year three
  • Independent Investigative Project
  • Sport Performance Testing and Prescription
  • Applied Conditioning and Performance Analysis
  • Practitioner Placement

How to apply

You can no longer submit a new application for courses starting in 2023.

If you already have a 2023 application and are in Clearing, you can add this course as a Clearing choice – contact the university or college first to check they have places.

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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

GCSE English and Maths at C (4) or above. Functional skills at level 2 are also accepted.

Additional entry requirements

Criminal records declaration (DBS/Disclosure Scotland)


Student Outcomes

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

EU £9250 Year 1
England £9250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250 Year 1
Scotland £9250 Year 1
Wales £9250 Year 1
International £13250 Year 1

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Sport Conditioning and Performance Analysis at University of Cumbria - UCAS