About the course
About the course : If you wish to work with sports performers as a strength and conditioner, or applied sports scientist, this innovative course is for you.Designed to meet the needs of students interested in the optimisation the fitness capacities required for high level performance in sport, it will provide the theory and foundation knowledge and skills you need to pursue professional accreditation with a number of bodies including the British Association of Sport and Exercise Sciences (BASES); the United Kingdom Strength and Conditioning Association (UKSCA).Why choose this course?How will I be assessed?A wide range of assessment formats will be used within this course, including open and closed book exams, laboratory reports, case studies, portfolios, practical exams and presentations. A general approach will be as follows: critical appraisal of information will be advanced to solve practical problems and to see how best practice can be supported by and advanced through the critical understanding of scientific literature. The course will move assessments from a controlled established scientific base through to a more autonomous and practical application of research to inform the practical skills associated with performance sport as a career. This will be reinforced by original research and athlete assessment creating data to be explored and analysed through reports and research dissertations, while high order practical competency (with problem solving) will be examined in line with governing body competencies, preparing students for potential accreditation and work opportunities.
Intake Months
September
Delivery Locations
Bedford
C166773
Qualification
Masters Degree
Estimated annual course fee
GBP 13,000
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Duration
1 Year
English language requirements
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Overall score of 6.0 with minimum 5.5 in each element
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Listening: 17, Reading: 18, Speaking: 20, Writing: 504
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Listening: 59, Reading: 59, Speaking: 59, Writing: 546
Academic entry requirements
Prerequisites
You must have successfully completed an United Kingdom Bachelor degree (or equivalent overseas qualification) or/with full-time or equivalent, work experience in a relevant industry setting. Meeting the minimum academic requirements does not guarantee ent

University of Bedfordshire

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The University of Bedfordshire is a public university situated in Bedfordshire and Buckinghamshire, England. The university has roots from 1882, however, it gained university status in 1992 as University of Luton. Then changed the name to the University of Bedfordshire in 2006 by the approval of the Privy Council by merging the University of Luton and the Bedford campus of De Montfort University.
The university is sprawled across six campuses; there are 4 campuses in Bedfordshire, in Luton and Bedford, 2 campuses in Buckinghamshire, in Aylesbury (for the students of Midwifery and Nursing) and in Milton Keynes (for business studies, telecommunications and electronic engineering). The university had entered the Research Assessment Exercise in 2008 and had achieved a GPA of 2.087 with 34.7 percent internationally.
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The Bedford campus has lots of green open spaces while being very close to Bedford town centre and local amenities. It boasts our Gateway building, a three-storey building that offers high-quality teaching spaces, informal learning spaces, lecture theatres and a new student services centre. In the Campus Centre you can find both of the campus Theatres as well as the main campus Café while in the surrounding buildings you can find our Physical Education and Sport Science Centre which was used to train athletes in the 2012 Olympics, Teacher Education Centre, four dance studios, campus gym, our four-storey campus library and a newly refurbished Students Union social space that holds a variety of student events such as pub quizzes, live music and various themed club nights.