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Strength and Conditioning Science (Hons), B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 36 months
    Duration
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Overview

Strength and Conditioning Science (Hons) degree at St Mary's University, Twickenham, London provides you with the opportunity to practice your skills in a state-of-the-art strength and conditioning facility.

Developing coaching experience alongside your studies is crucial. The course has excellent links with clubs and organisations from a variety of sports, including Crystal Palace FC, Fulham FC, London Irish RFC, University London Boat Club and Sutton Tennis Academy. We also have students embedded within the world renowned Royal Ballet Company and Royal Ballet School in central London. These links enable you to obtain the necessary coaching experience needed to secure employment upon graduating.

You will also have the opportunity to take part in work placements as part of the course, both locally and in the wider London area. Previous students have worked with professional and amateur sports teams, in schools, colleges and university sports programmes, and in private and commercial gyms.

Careers

  • Strength and conditioning (equipped to undertake UKSCA and NSCA accreditation)
  • Personal training (subject to further qualifications)
  • Exercise and health
  • Applied sport science
  • Teaching (equipped to undertake PGCE)
  • Coaching
  • Sport development
  • Sport and recreation

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 36 months
  • Credits
    360 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Organisation of Training 
  • Management of Specific Populations 
  • Science in the Workplace  
  • Applied Sport and Exercise Physiology  
  • Experimental Biomechanics  
  • Skill Acquisition
  • Science in Practice 
  • Muscle Physiology  
  • Physiology of Training 
  • Sports Biomechanics

English Language Requirements

You need the following IELTS score:

  • Minimum required score:

    6

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

General Requirements

  • UCAS points 112–96 
  • A levels BBC–CCC Science (including Sport) required 
  • BTEC Extended Diploma DMM–MMM 
  • GCSE English, Mathematics and Science grade C/4, or equivalent

Tuition Fee

  • International

    12250 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 12250 GBP per year and a duration of 36 months.
  • EU/EEA

    9250 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 9250 GBP per year and a duration of 36 months.
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Living costs for London

  • 1137 - 2160 GBP/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

 

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