Strength and Conditioning at Loughborough College - UCAS

Loughborough College

Degree level: Undergraduate
Awarded by: Loughborough University

Strength and Conditioning

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Course summary

This highly practical three-year Strength and Conditioning degree course is validated by Loughborough University. It provides students with the opportunity to learn the knowledge and practical skills required to be a successful professional within the industry. Strength and Conditioning (S&C) is integral to competitive sport, health and fitness. Our course is designed to provide you with expert knowledge of strength and conditioning, aligned to industry standards, to prepare you for a job within this fast-growing sector. Strength and Conditioning Coaches need a unique mix of sports science knowledge, practical expertise and coaching experience, and we have developed our BSc (Hons) Strength and Conditioning degree to prepare you with these skills to enter the industry straight after graduating. You will learn alongside industry experts and gain sought-after skills to improve performance, reduce injury, and support wellbeing across sectors, from children to elite athletes. Course Content: Your learning will be highly applied, with a large amount of practical and hands-on learning experiences. Our teaching spaces house specialist facilities for sport students, athlete scholars, and keen researchers, including: • Fully equipped Strength and Conditioning and rehabilitation suite, featuring Olympic weightlifting platforms and an anti-gravity treadmill. • An industry-standard Sport and Exercise Therapy suite and access to a Sports Therapy clinic. • A Biomechanics Suite with a Qualysis 3D motion capture analysis system. • State-of-the-art physiology lab allowing for environmental manipulations, physiological analysis and performance testing. • A Foresight golf simulator with video analysis performance data capture. • Performance analysis suite allowing for live, real-time capturing and analysis of sports events. • World-class sports training facilities, including sports halls and artificial pitches. Our highly experienced industry experts and academics will guide you through your learning, which will include lectures, seminars, online activities, practical activities, laboratory skills, peer-group learning and independent study. The course is highly practical, and you will undertake placements during your second year, with the opportunity to work with Loughborough performance sports academies, as well as our close industry connections locally and nationally, all allowing the application of theory in an industry setting. You will undertake a range of assessments, including professional discussions, practicals, portfolios, consultations, essays and presentations. All modules and assessments are aligned to the skills and competencies required within the profession and the professional bodies overseeing the sector, equipping you well for the world of work.


Year 1: Research and Academic Skills, Anatomy for Strength and Conditioning, Resistance Training in Strength and Conditioning, Fundamentals of Sport Exercise Science, Principles of Coaching for Strength and Conditioning and Field-based Techniques in Strength and Conditioning Year 2: Work Work-based placement, Research Methods, Principles of Weightlifting, Athlete Profiling, Advanced Topics in Anatomy and Physiology and Skill Acquisition in Strength and Conditioning Year 3: Research Project, Periodisation and Programming, Talent Identification and Youth Sport, Injury Prevention, Rehabilitation and Return to Performance, Biomechanics in Strength and Conditioning, Performance Physiology and Performance Nutrition

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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

We welcome applications from mature students over the age of 21 and may be flexible in our normal offer if you show a commitment to succeed and have the relevant skills and experience of working within the industry.

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £8950 Year 1
Northern Ireland £8950 Year 1
Scotland £8950 Year 1
Wales £8950 Year 1
EU £12500 Year 1
International £12500 Year 1
Channel Islands £12500 Year 1
Republic of Ireland £12500 Year 1

Additional fee information

The cost of some activities is not included in your tuition fee and you will need to meet this cost in addition to your fees. A summary of the costs that you may be expected to pay, and what is included in your fees can be found on our website.
Strength and Conditioning at Loughborough College - UCAS