• Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
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Overview

Prepare for a career where you can help athletes boost their performance and remain in peak condition. This Strength, Conditioning and Rehabilitation with Foundation Year (Hons) degree from University of Derby gives you highly specialised knowledge and advanced practical skills.

  • Gain an edge by taking a foundation year as part of a four-year study programme to achieve your BSc (Hons) qualification
  • Choose this route if you plan to change your career or want to explore a subject that is new to you
  • Take your first steps towards professional accreditation in strength and conditioning
  • Gain experience in the most up-to-date training methods and techniques
  • Harness state-of-the-art technology in our dedicated strength and conditioning suite with its VICON 3D motion capture system
  • Benefit from our longstanding partnerships with the likes of Derby County FC, Derbyshire County Cricket Club and Burton Albion FC
  • Enhance your employability with opportunities to undertake work placements, shadow the professionals, go on fact-finding visits and enjoy masterclasses delivered by leading figures in the field

This far-sighted new course equips you for a career centred on maximising athlete performance, reducing the risk of injury and devising effective rehabilitation regimes. This is a field where technology and research are constantly evolving, so we keep you up-to-date with the latest developments.

Careers

As a graduate of this course, you can look forward to challenging and rewarding career opportunities in areas such as elite and participation sport, strength and conditioning, rehabilitation and sport coaching.

Detailed Programme Facts

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • English
  • Maths
  • Study Skills in Science
  • Research Methods in Data Handling
  • Foundation in Sport and Exercise
  • Fundamentals of Human Behaviour
  • Fundamentals of Human Anatomy and Physiology
  • Foundations in Physics
  • Academic and Applied Skills for Sport and Exercise
  • Principles of Sport and Exercise Psychology
  • Principles of Sport Biomechanics and Performance Analysis
  • Introduction to Anatomy for Sport and Exercise
  • Principles of Sport and Exercise Physiology
  • Coaching and Skill Acquisition
  • Strength and Conditioning
  • Injury Rehabilitation for Sport and Exercise
  • Corrective Exercise Techniques
  • Field Based Conditioning
  • Athlete Testing and Assessment

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    6

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  • Minimum required score:

    56

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General Requirements

  • UCAS points - 72 (up to 16 from AS-levels)
  • Specific requirements at GCSE - GCSE Maths and English are preferred, however if you don't have these qualifications you will be able to undertake Maths and English at L2 as part of your course of study.

Alternative entry qualifications:

  • BTEC - MPP
  • Pass Access to HE Diploma 60 credits: 45 at Level 3 and 15 at Level 2.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    14045 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 14045 GBP per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • EU/EEA

    9250 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 9250 GBP per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Derby

  • 540 - 860 GBP/month
    Living Costs

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Funding

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