Sports Strength and Conditioning

University of Gloucestershire

12 months
14700 GBP/year
7500 GBP/year
Tuition fee
Apply date
Start date


The M.S. in Sports Strength and Conditioning at University of Gloucestershire offers the opportunity for students to learn and apply contemporary theoretical principles and scientific methodologies that enhance strength and conditioning practice.


The  Sports Strength and Conditioning program offered by University of Gloucestershire is designed to build on the National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA) Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS) award and the UKSCA Accredited Strength and Conditioning Coach (ASCC) award, to provide a necessary range of theoretical and practical experiences for a career as a strength and conditioning practitioner. 

The master’s degree programme offers a supportive, student-centred environment and ensures the highest quality research-informed teaching. 


  • Elite and amateur-level strength and conditioning vocation
  • Strength and conditioning coach in specialist schools
  • Strength and conditioning vocation with a national governing body
  • Research and academia
  • Health and public sector
  • Private consultancy

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Independent Project
  • Work Based Project
  • Physiological Determinants of Athletic Performance
  • Monitoring Training & Recovery Processes in Elite Sport
  • Movement Development in Athletic Populations
  • Coaching Science and Performance Delivery
  • Personal and Professional Development in Sport

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months
  • Part-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines




180 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
Lower Second Class

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Honours degree or equivalent in a sports science course or relevant subject
  • Or substantial experience within the strength and conditioning field

Tuition Fee

  • International

    14700 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 14700 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    7500 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 7500 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

Our partners

Sports Strength and Conditioning
University of Gloucestershire