About the courseThis innovative course is for those excited by training athletes to maximise physical potential and improve performance. Gain practical and theoretical skills necessary to be a Strength and Conditioning Coach while developing your experience in performance sport. Study anatomy, physiology and biomechanics, then specifics of Strength and Conditioning and Sport Science. Gain work experience through internships and our Sports Scholarship Scheme. There is a unique opportunity to gain practical skills and Register of Exercise Professionals (REPs) qualifications as part of the course.You can gain gym instructor and personal training qualifications, allowing you to have a licence to practice as an exercise instructor while you gain experience through the course. The competencies of the lead organisation for strength and conditioning – the UKSCA - are embedded into this course giving you an understanding of, and practise in, the UKSCA accreditation process. This should accelerate your career as a coach and look to gain professional accreditation, vital to gaining employment within this career. Increased investment in sport has opened up new opportunities for careers in the coaching, sport science support and strength and conditioning areas. This process seems to be on going with an emphasis, particularly in female and Olympic sports continuing to grow for the foreseeable future.During your Foundation Year you will get the opportunity to talk to tutors about your degree study and future career aspirations, and receive guidance on the most appropriate Undergraduate course to help you achieve this; providing you meet the entry requirements and pass the Foundation Year.
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Academic entry requirements
You must have successfully completed an United Kingdom Year 12 (or equivalent senior secondary school qualification) Equivalent qualifications may also include a recognised post secondary diploma in the relevant discipline with the required grades. Meetin
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AboutThe 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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Bedford Campus - University of Bedfordshire
University of Bedfordshire Pollhill Avenue Bedford MK41 9EAOpen in maps See all courses at this campus
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.