Key facts

  • Start date: September
  • Duration: 1 year
  • Location: Brooksby
  • Fees: £7500 per year

Your future

Students can progress onto our Professional Graduate Certificate in Education, apprenticeships, graduate schemes, Masters programmes, or into employment.

Expected areas of progression include sports coaching, personal training, strength and conditioning, performance analysis.

Entry requirements

  • 120 Credits at Level 4, 120 Credits at Level 5 in a relevant subject (merit profile). A bridging assignment may also be required.

Course Information

This final year degree in Sports Science offers students an opportunity to individualise their learning, focusing on their unique interests and creating a subject specialism in their preferred area. A research project, as well as an applied experience module, will allow students to tailor their learning to determine their subject specialism in sports and equip them with skills and experience for their desired career.

Alongside their study, students will have the opportunity to gain additional vocational professional qualifications at an additional cost to enhance their future employability in coaching, personal training, strength and conditioning or teaching.

All students will be given  placement opportunities either at our brand new sports centre, within local primary or secondary schools or with the college’s professional sports partners Leicester Tigers, Mansfield Town Football Club or Leicester City Women’s FC, depending on students’ chosen pathway and desired future career.

BMC Sports Academies

Students also have the opportunity to play for the Mansfield Town Football Academy, the Leicester Tigers Rugby Academy, or Leicester City Women’s FC Academy, allowing them to experience high-level training and competitions alongside studying for their Degree Level qualifications at BMC (subject to trial).

If students play for any of these academies during their time at BMC, they will benefit from professional football or rugby coaching from the respective clubs. Coaches include ex-professional players that provide high quality coaching to ensure that students are able to play to their highest ability.

In addition, academy players will have access to BMC’s strength and conditioning gym, where a qualified strength and conditioning coach will be available to ensure that players are in the optimal physical condition for their sport.  A physio and an analyst will also be available.

New for September 2021 - Partnership with Future Elite Sports!

From September 2021, degree level Sport Science students can benefit from a professional support programme in partnership with Future Elite Sports, with opportunities to progress onto oversees football scholarships after graduating.

Students will study a Sport Science degree programme whilst also participating in a football training programme, which includes daily sessions with UEFA qualified coaches, strength and conditioning sessions, and analysis sessions. This programme will enable students to excel academically, physically and technically.

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  • Research Project
  • Maximising Sports Performance
  • Industry Experience
  • Skill Acquisition and Human Motor Performance
  • Strength and Conditioning and Injury Rehabilitation
  • Performance Analysis and Motor Control

Enrichment and Employability

All students will be given guaranteed placement opportunities either at our brand new sports centre, within local primary or secondary school, through other local sports partnerships or with the college’s professional sports partners Leicester Tigers, Mansfield Town Football Club or Leicester City Women’s FC, depending on the students’ chosen pathway and desired future career.

Opportunities to play in the colleges sports teams or play recreational sport are available to all students.

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Our Undergraduate Open Events give you the opportunity to meet our industry-expert lecturers and tour our state-of-the-art facilities.

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