All modules are compulsory:
- Advances in Strength and Conditioning
- Advanced Sport and Exercise Physiology
- Advanced Technique Analysis for Coaching
- Nutrition for Strength & Conditioning
- Honours Project
The successful completion of the programme will give the graduate the skills necessary to work in a variety of careers including; strength and conditioning coach, fitness instructor and personal trainer. Some graduates go on to become strength and conditioning interns at professional level clubs such as Exeter City FC, Plymouth Argyle FC and Cornish Pirates RFC.
Others become high performance strength and conditioning specialists within the private gym sector. Students may also be able to progress on to MSc programmes in Strength and Conditioning or Sport and Health Sciences or may be eligible for MSc Physiotherapy or Sports Therapy (pre-registration) courses.
This course is led Caroline Westwood and supported by tutors Dr Saul Bloxham, Dr Lance Doggart and Ben Jane. This team are all enthusiastic, passionate and, best of all, they possess decades of real-world experience in an array of sports-related careers. Their research specialisms include thermoregulatory exercise physiology, children’s health and fitness, technique analysis and exercise for cancer survivors.