BSc (Hons) Strength and Conditioning (UKSCA accredited)
Degree • Level 6
About the course
Our BSc (Hons) Strength and Conditioning degree combines your honours degree with a fully UKSCA accredited strength and conditioning qualification. You will study in our new state of the art 6.5m campus with a high performance centre including S&C room, cryotherapy suite and recovery spa and your training will look at underlying scientific principles from the sports science disciplines of physiology, biomechanics, sports psychology and sports coaching with practical strength and conditioning training. By studying this course at BCUC, you’ll first develop the fundamental knowledge and skills of Sport & Exercise Science to then specialise in year 2 and year 3 in the core principles you need to become a confident and effective strength and conditioning practitioner.
The Strength and Conditioning industry has grown rapidly over the past few years within sports, active leisure employers and other regulatory bodies. Which has responded with rising demand for strength and conditioning skills and knowledge. This qualification will help you on your pathway towards working with elite level performers, accrediting you to work and nurture youth amateur athletes and assist elite S&C coaches in high performance environments.
Upon successful completion of this course, you will achieve a Level 3 S&C trainer diploma, accredited by the UK Strength and Conditioning Association (UKSCA) alongside your BSc (Hons) Strength and Conditioning degree.
Type of LearningUniversity Study
Study ModeFace to face Delivery
Duration3 years, 4 years with foundation
Years 1, 2 and 3 (delivered at Burnley College): The standard full time tuition fee rate per year for this course in 2023/24 for UK students is £9000
For this course, a typical offer will be a UCAS Tariff score of 80. A minimum of two full A Levels (or equivalent) is required. Every application is considered on an individual basis.
Year 1- An Introduction to Coaching Theory and Practice, Foundations of Exercise Physiology, Data Analysis in Sport and Exercise, Foundations of Biomechanics, Introduction to Health Physiology, Foundations of Sport and Exercise Physiology, Fundamentals of Strength and Conditioning, Human Anatomy.
Year 2- Coaching and Athlete Development, Research in Sport and Exercise, Applied Exercise Physiology, Sports Nutrition, Applied Biomechanics, Performance Analysis in Sport, Applied Sport and Performance Psychology, Applied Strength and Conditioning
Year 3- Contemporary Coaching Issues, Research Dissertation, Advanced Strength and Conditioning, Sports Injury and Rehabilitation, Topical Issues in Strength and Conditioning, Skill Acquisition and Learning in Sport, Exercise Referrals
By studying our BSc (Hons) Strength and Conditioning course, you’ll always learn through a combination of theoretical and practical methods. Our expert academic staff will teach you through lectures, seminars, practical/lab sessions and tutorials, and importantly you’ll also participate in work placements and independent study. Each module will have its own assessment criteria, but you’ll largely be working on presentations, vivas, reports and essays, case studies, work-related and practical assessments.
Information About Fees
£9000 per year. The standard full time tuition fee for the Foundation Year for this course is £6000