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Master of Strength and Conditioning

24 months
30320 AUD/year
24560 AUD/year
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Make a strong choice for your career progression in elite sport with University of Southern Queensland’s Master of Strength and Conditioning and work in high-performance settings training athletes to lift their game.


Learn from world-leading, international coaches and researchers who have worked with sports elite: 

  • National teams preparing for Commonwealth Games, Olympic Games, world championships, and world cups
  • Olympic and Commonwealth Games medallists
  • National league team in the NRL, AFL, NBL, WNBL, and Super Netball.
  • Developed in consultation with the Australian Strength and Conditioning Association (ASCA) to meet international standards, this is a great opportunity for sport and exercise science, clinical exercise physiology, or related graduates who are looking to progress their career with an industry-relevant strength and conditioning qualification.
  • Strike a healthy balance between study and life, by studying online when and where it suits you. 
  • Gain plenty of hands-on skills from our national and international sporting partners during industry placement opportunities. The Master of Strength and Conditioning is offered by University of Southern Queensland.

You can choose between two study streams: 

  • The Coursework track provides specialised work-integrated learning skills and practical experience working with sport clubs or elite athletes to prepare you for a professional career in strength and conditioning.
  • The Research project track develops your research skills and allows you to write a research thesis based on a project in a chosen strength and conditioning application area.
  • Programme Structure

    Courses included:

    • Physical Performance Optimization
    • Physical Exercises
    • Sports
    • Anatomy
    • Health and Care

    Key information


    • Full-time
      • 24 months

    Start dates & application deadlines

    More details
    • You can apply throughout the year and for courses that start in three different semesters
    • Apply early, to make sure you secure a place


    16 alternative credits




    Academic requirements

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    Student insurance

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    • Additional medical costs (i.e. dental)
    • Repatriation, if something happens to you or your family
    • Liability
    • Home contents and baggage
    • Accidents
    • Legal aid

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    Other requirements

    General requirements

    • Completion of an Australian university 3-year or 4-year bachelor degree in the area of sport and exercise science, or equivalent, or a relevant health-related discipline with a minimum GPA of 4.5
    • Completion of a Graduate Diploma in the area of sport and exercise science, or relevant health-related discipline with a minimum GPA of 4.5
    • Completion of UniSQ's Graduate Diploma of Strength and Conditioning with a GPA of 4.5.

    Tuition Fee

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    • International

      30320 AUD/year
      Tuition Fee
      Based on the tuition of 30320 AUD per year during 24 months.
    • National

      24560 AUD/year
      Tuition Fee
      Based on the tuition of 24560 AUD per year during 24 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.

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