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Strength, Conditioning and Rehabilitation BSc (Hons)

University of Gloucestershire

What is Strength, Conditioning and Rehabilitation BSc (Hons)?

A rapidly expanding area in sports professions and research, Strength, Conditioning & Rehabilitation focuses on increasing peak performance and reducing injury risk and recovery time.

Our Strength, Conditioning and Rehabilitation BSc (Hons) course scored 98% for teaching in the National Student Survey 2023.

Led by our Sports Sciences team you’ll join a course that brings together physiology, biomechanics, performance analysis and professional placements to offer a wide-ranging degree focused on your career after graduation.

On this NSCA (National Strength and Conditioning Association) accredited course, you’ll undertake needs analysis on athletes, implement testing procedures and design training and rehabilitation programmes. You’ll work with other practitioners including Coaches, Sports Therapists and Sports Scientists to develop the skills needed to operate as part of a team. With our focus on small class, multi-disciplinary and practical learning, your assessments will be coursework-led to gain a truly representative measure of graduate attributes sought by future employers and for postgraduate study.

You’ll join a University where Sport is part of our fabric. Be it the extensive and accessible wellbeing and research facilities at our purpose-built Oxstalls Campus & Sports Park, our range of sports scholarship packages or array of clubs – sport is a huge part of life here at Gloucestershire.

To support your undergraduate journey, we also offer fee waivers, bursaries and awards, for both UK and International students. At the end, as a Gloucestershire graduate you can choose to pursue one of our sports-related postgraduate courses, receiving a priority offer and a 20% fees discount.

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Entry requirements

    • 104 – 112 UCAS tariff points, BCC – BBC at A levels, MMM – DMM at BTEC, or a Merit in your T-Level.

      If you are unsure whether we could make you an offer or you have any questions, just get in touch with our admissions team who will be able to advise you.

    • English Language or Literature and Maths Grade 4/C in GCSE (or equivalent) are normally required.

    • This course is available with an additional integrated foundation year. This four year option has lower entry requirements – see below – than the other study type/s available.

      Typical offers
      48 UCAS tariff points, DD at A levels, PPP at BTEC or a Pass in your T Level.

      Grade C/4 in English Language/Literature and Mathematics, or equivalent (e.g. Level 2 Functional Skills).

      To apply for the integrated foundation year degree, select the ‘With foundation year’ option from the study types listed at the top of this page before clicking ‘Apply’.

      See course overview for more information about the interated foundation year option.

    • We welcome applications from mature students (aged 21 and over) and do not necessarily require the same academic qualifications as school leaving applicants, although some entry requirements may still apply for Professionally Accredited Courses. We accept Access to Higher Education Diplomas and make offers on an individual basis.

Course modules


Fees and costs

See the further details of fees and potential extra costs when studying a course at the University of Gloucestershire.
Start date Location UCAS code Fee (UK)
per year
Fee (international)
per year
Sep 2024 Oxstalls, Gloucester C630 £9,250 £16,600
Sep 2025 Oxstalls, Gloucester C630 TBC TBC

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UoG Career promise

At UoG we create a climate for bravery and growth. We instil confidence in all our students, so you can graduate career-ready and meet your ambitions.

96% of our graduates are in work or further study*, but if you’re not in a job 6 months after graduating we’ll guarantee you 6 months of free support, followed by the offer of a paid internship to kickstart your career – plus we’ll commit to lifetime career coaching. Eligibility conditions apply**

Discover our promises

A highly-focused strength and conditioning programme

The majority of modules are dedicated solely to strength and conditioning, delivered by experienced, accredited coaches. Your other modules cover the underlying principles of sport science allowing you to develop a comprehensive suite of skills to become a well-rounded practitioner.

Extensive access to purpose-built facilities

You’ll learn in our purpose-built strength and conditioning facilities. These have ‘open access’ for students, offering extensive opportunities for you to develop your skills and experiences through applied practice.

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