Taught course

Strength and Conditioning

Cardiff Metropolitan University · Cardiff School of Sport

Entry requirements

Applicants should normally have one of the following: An honours degree (2.1 or above) in a sport or exercise related area appropriate to the programme. An honours degree (2.1 or above) in an alternative discipline area that is acceptable to the Programme Director. ​Candidates with exceptional and extensive work experience in coaching, working within the health and fitness industry, sport science or exercise science will also be considered for entry to the programme​ ​For non UK applicants, the minimum IELTS English Language requirement for this programme is ​6.5 or equivalent. Selection Procedure: Students are normally selected on the basis of their formal application, a CV and an interview. How to Apply: Applications for this course should be made direct to the university via our self-service facility. For further information please visit our How to Apply pages at www.cardiffmet.ac.uk/howtoapply.

Months of entry


Course content

The principle aim of the programme 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. The programme offers the following course specific compulsory modules:

  • ​​Strength and Conditioning: Science and Application
  • Strength and Conditioning: Theory to Practice
  • Training Science

Information for international students


Fees and funding


Qualification and course duration


full time
12 months
part time
24-60 months

Course contact details

Dr Jeremy Moody
+44 (0)29 2020 5863