Salford Sports Science degree gains IUSCA accreditation

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The University of Salford’s BSc (Hons) Sports Science degree with Strength and Conditioning has been endorsed with the prestigious IUSCA (International Universities Strength and Conditioning Association) accreditation.

This accolade highlights the University’s commitment to delivering education that meets the highest standards in sports science and strength and conditioning.

As evidence for this, recent graduates of the BSc Sport Science: Strength and Conditioning course at the University have secured jobs in a number of high-profile organisations following their studies.

Charlotte Jenks graduated last Summer and is now a strength and conditioning coach for Manchester United Girls Academy and is a sport scientist for AI Scout. Jack Williamson also completed his BSc last year and is now working at Sale Sharks RUFC as a strength and conditioning coach. Connor Hedges now holds a consultancy role with BMX athletes and has become strength and conditioning coach at Manchester City boys’ academy.

All have gone on to study for an MSc in Strength and Conditioning at the University of Salford.

Dr Mark Quinn, Programme Leader for the course said: “The IUSCA accreditation is recognition of the  calibre of our course. We can offer students not only valuable practical experience, but they benefit from our strong links with the sports industry too. It is further proof that our degree equips students with the skills and knowledge they need to succeed in the world of sports performance.”

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