Our BSc (Hons) Applied Sports Conditioning and Exercise (Level 6) programme offers the perfect opportunity to complete your honours degree in just one year. If you are interested in applied practice and have achieved a relevant Foundation Degree, Higher National Diploma or comparable level 4/5 qualification this programme could offer you an exciting opportunity to progress with your studies.Professionally relevant, the course combines in-depth academic study with meaningful practical application relevant to sports conditioning and exercise. Based on three fundamental components, namely academia, vocational relevance and industry expertise, you will have opportunities to build on your experiential learning through work placement opportunities in a relevant discipline.
The programme supports you to progress into a variety of career pathways including fitness instructor, conditioning coach with professional sports teams, work related to national governing bodies, clubs and academies, research or progression into teaching (via PGCE).With a delicate balance of content and assessment you will be supported to embark on a Dissertation or Action Research Project giving you an opportunity to develop your own specialism within the field.
You will also develop your understanding of reflective practice, contemporary and innovative approaches to training, current debates within the sports industry and different methods of developing training plans for specific populations.During the course, you will develop theoretical knowledge and apply it in practical sessions with clients and professional teams, where possible. It is a highly engaging course which offers a uniquely supportive and challenging learning environment.
Bristol Zoo Gardens Conservation and Education Centre
remains open to students.
You will have private access to the zoo grounds during lectures, to carry out your observations and data collection, but as more animals are moved, this will gradually be carried out at the Wild Place Project. This is a once in a lifetime opportunity.