MSc Strength and Conditioning

Olympic athletes, footballers or simply someone who wants to get fitter and healthier, everyone wants the best results for their efforts. And to avoid the pain and frustration of injury along the way. So, experts who can deliver training that achieves these goals, and who understand the science behind it, have an advantage.

Our MSc Strength and Conditioning gives you that knowledge and advanced-level skills that can boost your confidence and employability. We've developed this course aligned with UK professional governing body standards (UKSCA), the National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA) and Chartered Institute for the Management of Sport and Physical Activity (CIMSPA). This ensures that you possess the skill set, confidence, and specialist knowledge to excel in the field, and that youre industry ready and prepared for accreditation.

Designed for graduates and current practitioners, its a masters course with plenty of variety, giving you practical and laboratory experience, as well as research skills and a strong grounding in the scientific and coaching theories that underpin successful training methods. Youll examine the multidisciplinary considerations for the enhancement of athletic performance and mitigation of injury risk across diverse populations.

Youll be taught by experts in their field at the world-class Manchester Metropolitan University Institute of Sport, with outstanding facilities in the heart of Manchester, a major sporting city. Here, youll be part of a large and diverse sporting community with access to academics and sport professionals with many different interests and specialisms.

And we include real-world experience, with a work placement in an area that interests you. This could be in one of the citys outstanding gyms or sports tech companies or maybe with one of the leading clubs or national sporting bodies we have ties with, which include England Para Football, Manchester City FC Academy, British Swimming and professional rugby union club Sale Sharks.

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£17,000 Per Year

International student tuition fee

1 Year


Sep 2024

Start Month

Aug 2024

Application Deadline

Upcoming Intakes

  • September 2024
  • September 2025

Mode of Study

  • Full Time