Part-Time: Two Years
Distance with attendance, Part-time
The MSc in Strength and Conditioning is a dedicated interactive distance learning postgraduate degree which focuses on lifting new and existing coaches to higher levels of competence and expertise using academic theory, scientific underpinning, and applied practitioner skills. The course emphasises case studies, real life and hypothetical scenarios to demonstrate how to integrate a scientific approach with psychosocial factors to maximise coaching effectiveness.
The course is endorsed by the National Strength and Conditioning Association and also covers the requirements and elements of associated qualifications such as UK Strength and Conditioning Association accreditation and British Weight Lifting.
2:2 or above in Sport Science, Strength & Conditioning or other sport related degree
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Although students are expected to be pro-active in seeking work placement opportunities, UCLan has many links with sports clubs, teams, and sports organisations, and many of our existing and graduating students secure S&C work from these links as a result. There are also opportunities to pursue additional relevant qualifications and experience such as British Weightlifting coaching awards and sports research projects.
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UCLan is also a satellite education centre with British Weightlifting, and the course covers the content required for UK Strength and Conditioning Association Accreditation
This course is endorsed by the National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA). The NSCA a is the world-leading membership organisation for strength & conditioning practitioners and their Education Recognition Program (ERP) distinguishes accredited academic institutions for their educational programs that have met, and continue to meet, educational guidelines recommended by the NSCA.