Taught course

Strength and Conditioning

University of Bedfordshire · School of Physical Education and Sport Sciences

Entry requirements

Applicants should have a 2:2 Honours degree in a related subject from a recognised higher education institution.

Months of entry


Course content

If you wish to work with sports performers as a strength and conditioner, or applied sports scientist, this innovative course is for you. It is designed to meet the needs of students interested in the optimisation of fitness capacities required for high-level performance in sport. It will provide you with the knowledge and skills you need to pursue professional accreditation with a number of bodies including the British Association of Sport and Exercise Sciences (BASES) and the United Kingdom Strength and Conditioning Association (UKSCA).

Key features

  • Enhanced employability with practical application of theory, allowing you opportunities to gain professional accreditation in your chosen field
  • Key feature CIMSPA S&C Trainer Qualification embedded within degree, at no extra cost
  • Explore a range of disciplines and their contribution to helping athletes increase their performance

Career opportunities

Increased investment in sport has opened up new opportunities for careers in strength and conditioning and sport science support, not only at the elite level of sport, but also at grassroots/school sport.

Areas of study may include:

  • Advanced Strength & Conditioning
  • Exercise and nutrition prescription
  • Principles of strength and conditioning
  • Sport science support
  • Work experience

Information for international students

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Fees and funding

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Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MSc
    full time
    12 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

Course Enquiries
0300 3300 073