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  • Qualification

    MSc - Master of Science

  • Location

    City Centre Campus

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    20-SEP-21

  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary

Course Overview

Are you highly motivated, driven and passionate about sport science and strength and conditioning? Would you like to have a real impact on sport and the development of pro athletes? This Masters course gives you the knowledge and practical competencies to go on to train elite athletes, or pursue your own research studies at PhD level.

MSc Strength and Conditioning focuses on the practical aspects of the discipline, covering topics including the physiology of strength and conditioning, applied strength and conditioning, contemporary issues and professional practice for the benefit of athletes in the sporting industry.

The course is focused on delivering industry specific knowledge, and is supported by a world class BASES-accredited teaching and research environment. Your future employment opportunities across the sports science industry will also be enhanced, thanks to our recognition by the National Strength and Conditioning Association.

You can expect a professional, hands-on learning experience. As part of the High Performance Coaching module, you will work with a client and analyse their personal coaching practice, giving you real experience that can apply in your future career. This practical knowledge will also help you stand out to prospective employers.

Throughout your Masters, you’ll be working in some of the best campus sports facilities in the UK, including sport and exercise science labs accredited by the British Association of Sport and Exercise Sciences (BASES), and learning useful skills thanks to course recognition by the National Strength and Conditioning Association.

Career

The course is focused on delivering industry specific knowledge, and is supported by a world class BASES-accredited teaching and research environment. Your future employability across the sports science industry will also be enhanced, thanks to our recognition by the National Strength and Conditioning Association.

You can expect a professional hands-on learning experience. As part of the High Performance Coaching module, you’ll work with a client and analyse their personal coaching practice, giving you practical experience that can apply in your future career.

Graduating from this course, you’ll be well qualified to work as a strength and conditioning coach or go on to study for a PhD.

Former students are involved in strength and conditioning work for national governing bodies and other organisations or through private consultancy. One recent graduate is the National Fitness Coach for the Gibraltar Football Association.

Application deadline

30 June 2021

Tuition fees

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£ 16,000per year

Tuition fees shown are for indicative purposes and may vary. Please check with the institution for most up to date details.

University information

Northumbria University, Newcastle

  • University League Table

    49th

  • Campus address

    Northumbria University, Northumberland Building, Northumberland Road, Newcastle upon Tyne, Northumberland, NE1 8ST, England

Students from around the world come to Northumbria for its reputation in design, engineering, history, law, business and architecture, amongst others.
Northumbria has an international community of students from over 140 countries, and decades of experience in welcoming students to the city of Newcastle.
Northumbria is one of the leading new universities in the UK.

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