Go for gold with our exciting degree programme enabling you to work with athletes to develop their knowledge of nutrition and physiology. As a sports performance specialist, you will apply your acquired knowledge to a professional context while enhancing your specialist knowledge and softer working skills.
You will use industry software such as STATS to perform sports analysis. Industry simulation assessments could also lead to paid analysis links with OPTA, analysis of BUCS events, and analysis of sports events with community and professional teams.
Your research dissertation will allow you to explore a personal area of interest which can then feed into your career specialism. You will develop transferable academic skills desired by employers including communication, critical thinking, problem solving and teamwork.
This course is subject to validation by The Open University.