• Application Deadline
  • 36 months
    Duration
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Overview

Prepare for a successful career in a rapidly growing area of sport. We will equip you with highly specialised skills for professional roles in strength and conditioning, rehabilitation and injury risk reduction.

  • Learn in our new state-of-the-art Sports Centre with its high-tech strength and conditioning suite incorporating VICON 3D motion capture system and integrated Kistler Force Plates
  • Gain experience in the latest training methods to help athletes maximise their performance and return from injury
  • Build vital employability skills on work placements with organisations like Derby County FC, Derbyshire Country Cricket Club and Burton Albion FC
  • Develop the in-depth knowledge and practical skills you need for professional accreditation in strength and conditioning
  • Designed in collaboration with our industry partners, this exciting new course offers you all the benefits of applied experience, high-quality facilities and expert teaching.

Careers

This Strength, Conditioning and Rehabilitation (Hons) degree from University of Derby is the ideal platform for employment in areas such as elite and participation sport, strength and conditioning, rehabilitation and sport coaching.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity

    You can choose to do this programme part-time or full-time.

    Full-time
    • Full-time duration 36 months
    Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 72 months
    • Duration description

      Up to 6 years. 

  • Credits
    360 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Strength and Conditioning
  • Research Methods for Sport and Exercise
  • Injury Rehabilitation for Sport & Exercise Science
  • Athlete Testing and Assessment
  • Field Based Conditioning
  • Injury Biomechanics & Corrective Principles

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    6

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  • Minimum required score:

    56

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General Requirements

  • UCAS points - 120 (up to 16 from AS-levels)
  • Specific requirements at GCSE - GCSE Maths and English Grade C/Grade 4 (or above) or equivalent qualification

Alternative entry qualifications:

  • BTEC - DDM
  • Access to HE Diploma - 60 credits: 45 at level 3 with a minimum of Dist: 15 Merit: 24 Pass: 6

Tuition Fee

  • International

    14045 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 14045 GBP per year and a duration of 36 months.
  • National

    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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  • Part-time UK students - £1,155 per module

Living costs for Derby

  • 540 - 860 GBP/month
    Living Costs

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

Funding

Check the programme website for information about funding options.

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