Taught course

Strength and Conditioning

Institution
University of Salford · School of Health and Society
Qualifications
MScPGDipPGCert

Entry requirements

BSc (Hons) graduates with an appropriate sports or exercise related subject area (Physiotherapy, Sports Rehabilitation, Sports Therapy, Osteopathy, Chiropractic, Sports Medicine Physician). Prospective students will normally be required to have achieved a 2.1 Honours degree, but consideration will be given to students with a 2.2 Honours degree with appropriate experience and satisfactory references.

You will also need access to an athlete or group of athletes to use as case studies to apply the theory you have learnt to practice. You will need to be able to effectively evaluate their treatment and training, and implement appropriate interventions as this forms part of the assessments for some modules.

We welcome applications from students who may not have formal/traditional entry criteria but who have relevant experience or the ability to pursue the course successfully.

Months of entry

September

Course content

This course has a strong practice-based element, which means you'll develop the skills you need to pursue a lead role in the field.

Theoretical content is delivered online, so you won't have to attend University every week. You'll be able to apply your learning to your job and use case studies from your current area of practice. Our staff are experts in the field of strenght and conditioning and they often work in partnership with professional sports teams and individual athletes.

This is one of only two postgradaute courses in Europe to receive international recognition though the NSCA Education Recognition Program (ERP).

Qualification and course duration

MSc

full time
12 months
part time
24-36 months

PGDip

part time
24 months
full time
12 months

PGCert

part time
12 months
full time
12 months

Course contact details

Name
Course Enquiries
Email
enquiries@salford.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0) 161 295 4545