Taught course

Strength and Conditioning

University of Greenwich · Department of Medway Sciences

Entry requirements

Applicants should have: A degree in sports sciences or equivalent, normally at 2.1 or above. • Other qualifications may be accepted, contact the programme leader for further information.

Months of entry


Course content

This innovative Master's degree is focused on the application of strength and conditioning as one of the most effective tools to improve both health and performance.

The evidence-based content, supported by an extensive practical programme, will provide students with the opportunity to obtain professional accreditations from the most respected organisations in the field: National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA), United Kingdom Strength and Conditioning Association (UKSCA) and the International Society of Sport Nutrition (ISSN).

The programme is supported by internationally recognised visiting tutors, together with specialist staff in the Centre for Sports Science and Human Performance within the School of Science. This, together with the well-equipped facilities, gives a focus on the students need and requirements, helping them achieve their potential.

The aims of the programme are:

  • To provide students with an understanding of the subject specific knowledge, as well as the critical, analytical and flexible approach to problem-solving in the field of strength and conditioning
  • To provide students with enhanced practical and professional skills and thus prepare students effectively for professional employment or doctoral studies in the field of strength and conditioning
  • To enable students to work independently and use initiative in solving the diverse problems that may be encountered
  • To instill a critical awareness of advances at the forefront of strength and conditioning.


  • Strength and Conditioning Research Project (60 credits)
  • Applied Strength and Conditioning (30 credits)
  • Sports Nutrition and Supplements in Strength and Conditioning (15 credits)
  • Physiology and Biomechanics of Strength and Conditioning (15 credits)
  • Research Methods and Professional Practice in Strength and Conditioning (15 credits)
  • Sports Specific Strength and Conditioning (15 credits)
  • Applied Functional Training and Rehabilitation (15 credits)
  • Resistance Training in Health and Disease (15 credits)
  • English Language Support (for Postgraduate students in the Faculty of Engineering and Science)

Qualification and course duration


part time
24 months
full time
12 months

Course contact details

020 8331 9000