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Strength & Conditioning (with Internship Opportunities Masters) - MSc/PgD/PgC

Cardiff Metropolitan University

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  • Qualification

    MSc - Master of Science

  • Location

    Cyncoed Campus

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    13-SEP-21

  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary

Course Overview

The principle aim of the Master's degree in Strength and Conditioning is to prepare students for employment within the strength and conditioning industry. This is achieved through academic staff with both experience in the applied sector and currency of research within the strength and conditioning profession and related areas. The programme also benefits from many industry based visiting lecturers. This is the first programme of its kind to offer a dedicated internship module through which students can gain academic credits while undertaking work experience in a club structure, professional organisation or National Governing Body.

Assessment

Modules are assessed through a mix of coursework assignments, practical vivas, case studies, portfolios, oral presentations and laboratory reports that are aligned with the diversity of skills required for employment and accreditation within the applied sector. Students can exit at Postgraduate Certificate and Postgraduate Diploma levels.

Employability & Careers

Graduates of the programme can continue their studies and register for a research degree (MPhil/PhD) in a related subject. Other graduates will pursue careers as professional strength and conditioning coaches working for the Home Country Sports Institutes, professional sports teams and National Governing Bodies, technical coaches, work within the health and fitness industry, act as consultants and lecture (further and higher education).

Application deadline

1/8/2021

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

£ 14,000per year

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

University information

Cardiff Metropolitan University

  • University League Table

    87th

  • Campus address

    Cardiff Metropolitan University, Student Recruitment & Admissions, Western Avenue, Cardiff, Cardiff, CF5 2YB, Wales

1,200 international students attend Cardiff Met, coming from more than 143 countries.
Dedicated support via the Global Student Advisory Service. Offering all the advice and support that students might need when living and studying in the UK.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    58th out of 83 7

  • Entry standards

    / Max 177
    128 74%

    27th

    15
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    74 74%

    56th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.92 78%

    62nd

    8

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