Taught course

Strength and Conditioning

Institution
University of Brighton · Faculty of Education and Sport
Qualifications
MSc

Entry requirements

Relevant science honours degree, such as sports science, with a minimum 2:2 equivalent from a NARIC-recognised institution.

Months of entry

September

Course content

The course is aimed at students who have undertaken a sports science, sports coaching or related undergraduate degree and who wish to continue their studies and progress to working within elite athletics.

The course aims to facilitate accreditation with the UK Strength and Conditioning Association (UKSCA) through experiential learning on the professional enquiry placement module and key core modules such as practical applications to performance training, strength and rehabilitation science and effective coaching.

The University of Brighton’s sport and exercise laboratories at the Eastbourne campus, where the course is based, are accredited by the British Association of Sport and Exercise Sciences (BASES). There are also extensive fitness and sport facilities on site with brand new facilities currently in development.

The course leader, Flo Pietzsch, was a strength and conditioning coach with the Lawn Tennis Association and at the English Institute of Sport. He is an accredited member of UKSCA and has advised and worked with UKSCA on curriculum development on their recent coaching science content.

We are a REF 2014 top 20 university for world-leading research impact in sport and exercise science, leisure and tourism.

Qualification and course duration

MSc

full time
12 months
part time
24-72 months

Course contact details

Name
Enquiries Team
Email
enquiries@brighton.ac.uk