Taught course

Strength and Conditioning

Leeds Beckett University · Carnegie Faculty

Entry requirements

You should have at least a 2:2 honours degree in a related subject such as sports science, sport coaching, sport development, physical education or Qualified Teacher Status. You could also have a 2:2 honours degree in a non-related subject supported by evidence of an aptitude for the subject applied for, or have the equivalent experience or training, normally from within the work environment.

Months of entry


Course content

Help athletes achieve their full potential as you join the emerging and growing profession of strength and conditioning coaching. This course will give you the skills to work with any level of athlete, from amateurs to professionals, preparing them to perform to the best of their ability without sustaining injury.

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

Information for international students

The English language requirement for this course is IELTS 6.5 with no skill below 6.0 (or equivalent).

Fees and funding

For the most up-to-date funding information please visit: http://courses.leedsbeckett.ac.uk/strengthconditioning_msc

Qualification and course duration


part time
24 months
full time
12 months


full time
12 months
part time
24 months


part time
24 months
full time
6-12 months

Course contact details

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