Part-Time: Two Years
Distance with attendance, Part-time
The MSc in Strength & Conditioning is a dedicated distance learning postgraduate degree which focuses on the applied practitioner. The scientific underpinning ensures the development of the correct ratio of academic theory and field-based coaching skills.
You will cover topics that mirror the industry standards of British Weight Lifting and UK Strength and Conditioning Association and will gain specific skills to become competent advanced strength and conditioning coaches and weight lifting coaches.
2:2 or above in Sport Science, Strength & Conditioning or other sport related degree
The MSc is a new course. Graduates from our undergraduate degree take further specific study in Strength & Conditioning either in the form of postgraduate courses or with the recognised bodies such as British Weight Lifting. Graduates work as self-employed strength & conditioning coaches in a variety of sports, but also as employees within football and rugby teams.
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This course will involve you working with vulnerable groups of individuals, including children. In order to ensure that the University offers places on their programmes to suitable candidates you will all be required to obtain a satisfactory Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service clearance (formerly termed CRB). We will be able to guide you through this process once you have been offered a conditional place of study at the University of Central Lancashire.
It is important to note that should your Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check prove to be unsatisfactory for the purpose of the course you have applied to, your offer of a place for that course may be withdrawn. If you have already enrolled on a course and your DBS check subsequently discloses a criminal conviction, you may be required to withdraw from the course even if you have already started. If you are aware that your DBS check will disclose a previous conviction, please contact the course leader for advice as not all convictions may preclude you from continuing with the course.
Football Medicine & Performance Association (FMPA) – UCLan is just one of 2 universities that currently partners the FMPA. This partnership gives students direct links to the football industry and provides opportunities for students to access current practice in football and potential career prospects.
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.