Strength and Conditioning, M.Sc. | Leeds Beckett University | Leeds, United Kingdom
12 months
Duration
16000 GBP/year
9000 GBP/year
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About

This Strength and Conditioning at Leeds Beckett University will teach you how to optimise human performance so that athletes of all abilities and from a range of sports can perform optimally while also minimising their risk of injury.  

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Overview

You will study the biomechanics and physiology of the human body, focusing on the development of strength and power and cardiovascular adaptations to aid training and performance. You will learn to apply this to your coaching practice while also understanding the perspectives of other practitioners, including nutritionists, physiotherapists and psychologists. 

There will be the opportunity to design and implement a programme for athletes or specific populations, allowing you to apply your theoretical knowledge to real-life situations. This experience will help you develop your communication skills and establish positive working relationships with a wide range of people, including players, athletes, officials, coaches and parents.

Career 

Whether you are already working with elite competitors or you are a graduate looking to specialise, this Strength and Conditioning at Leeds Beckett University  will prepare you for working with a range of athletes, professional sports teams or in organisations such as the armed forces. Possible careers could include strength and conditioning coach, physical training instructor or personal trainer. You could also undertake further research and study for a PhD.

  • Strength and Conditioning Coach
  • Physical Training Instructor
  • Personal Trainer

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Biomechanics of Strength & Power
  • Physiology of Sports Conditioning
  • Organisation & Evaluation of Training
  • Multidisciplinary Perspectives in Strength & Conditioning 
  • Strength & Conditioning Practice 
  • Research Methods
  • Major Independent Study

Key information

Duration

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

Start dates & application deadlines

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  • Most courses don't have fixed application deadlines. But, our courses are popular - they can fill up quickly. It's best to apply as early as possible. 

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Lower Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Applicants should either have at least a second class honours degree in the cognate subjects of Sports Science, Sport Coaching, Sport Development, Physical Education or Qualified Teacher Status, at least a second class honours degree in a non-cognate subject supported by evidence of an aptitude for the subject applied for, or have equivalent experience or training, normally from within the work environment. 
  • All applications should be supported by a reference, either academic or professional.  

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    16000 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 16000 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • National

    9000 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9000 GBP per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Leeds

637 - 1103 GBP /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

 

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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