BSc (Hons) Strength and Conditioning - Progression (part-time) .

    Course Overview

    Duration: 18 months part-time.
  • This flexible one-year progression course is perfect for students with an appropriate FdSc and armed forces PTs. The course consolidates experience and knowledge to deliver a valuable, career-enhancing qualification in sports science.

    The dynamic programme builds on students’ knowledge of optimising athletes’ performance, and guides them in earning additional professional qualifications to increase their employability and boost their career.

    By studying at our world-class sports centre and applying theory in practice within our modern teaching clinic, students will develop a critical understanding of the concepts, theories and principles of strength and conditioning. Alongside, they will be supported in acquiring technical proficiency in an array of conditioning techniques.


    We’ve developed this course with a blend of taught lectures, lab practicals, conditioning practicals and e-learning so that students enjoy a multi-faceted approach to the subject. The course is delivered by academically qualified staff, and UKSCA/NSCA-accredited coaches with substantial practitioner experience. We also regularly invite guest speakers from professional organisations to deliver lectures, plus our links with other members of the sport and health department give students unrivalled access to a huge range of knowledge and expertise.

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1st Year
  • Strength and Conditioning*
  • Advanced Sport and Exercise Physiology*
  • Advanced Technique Analysis for Coaching*
  • Nutrition for Strength and Conditioning*
  • Honours Project*

Entry Requirements & Fees

Career Opportunities

Course Leader

This course is co-conducted by Caroline Westwood and David Ward. Between them, Caroline and David possess an array of industry experience including coaching and mentoring. Their research specialisms include military fitness and equestrian athlete conditioning.


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    • A bursary will be awarded to students who hold a relevant Sports Science or Sports Foundation Degree reducing fees to £5,000.