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PgCertSports Performance

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Career opportunities in the sports field have expanded greatly in
recent years. The professionalising of many sports through the
National Lottery process and increased governing body investment has
opened up opportunities in many areas of sports including coaching,
sports science support and strength and conditioning. Growth has been
particularly encouraging in female and Olympic sports, opening up
employment opportunities for graduates with the necessary higher
qualifications and professional accreditation.

During the course you will:

  • Experience a unique course with a multidisciplinary approach to
    sports performance
  • Gain enhanced employability with opportunities to gain
    professional accreditation in your chosen field
  • Explore different disciplines and their contribution to helping
    athletes increase performance
  • Experience practical components to the course that enable
    application of theory
  • Benefit from `world-leading’ staff expertise and research, as
    rated by the Government’s Research Assessment Exercise (RAE) 2008

Areas of study you may cover on this course include:

  • Research design
  • Coaching in a performance setting
  • Sport science support
  • Laboratory skills
  • Exercise prescription for clinical populations
  • Research methods
  • Performance analysis
  • Strength and conditioning
  • Professional skills
  • Cardiopulmonary exercise testing and interpretation


Apply now! Fall semester 2020/21
This intake is not applicable

We are currently NOT ACCEPTING applications from NON-EU countries, except Georgia and Serbia.

Studies commence
Sep 20, 2020

Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States