Liverpool John Moores University

Liverpool John Moores University

Strength and Conditioning

LJMU's MSc in Strength and Conditioning produces world-class, research-informed practitioners who have the option to pursue a career in research. - Study on a course delivered by world-leading researchers and applied practitioners in LJMU's pioneering School of Sport and Exercise Sciences - Access state-of-the-art strength and conditioning facilities - including physiology, biomechanics and molecular biology labs and the newly refurbished, high performance gym - Look forward to career opportunities as an Applied Practitioner in strength and conditioning, teaching and lecturing and in doctoral research programmes - Benefit from an applied strength and conditioning placement at a top-class sporting institution, such as clubs within the English Premier League/Championship/Women's Super League Football Clubs, Rugby League Super League/Championship, British Basketball League, Premiership/Championship Rugby Union, the Lawn Tennis Association, the English Institute of Sport, Sportscotland Institute of Sport and National Collegiate Athletic Association Universities

Entry requirements

MSc: You will need: a minimum 2:1 honours degree in sport science or a related discipline the desire to pursue a career in strength and conditioning Additional Information IELTS 6.5 (minimum 5.5 in each component) Pearson 58-64 (Min 51 in each component for UKBA Purposes) International students applying to study a full-time taught Masters, MRes, MPhil or PhD at LJMU should check if they require an Academic Technology Approval Scheme or ATAS certificate International students entering on a Tier 4 visa cannot study part-time RPL will NOT be accepted on this programme If you have any specific queries, please contact Please note: All international qualifications are subject to a qualification equivalency check via NARIC. View country specific entry requirements: Contact LJMU's International Admissions Team ( for guidance on visa information. Further information is also available from our international web pages:

Course modules

Your programme is made up of a number of core modules. One module is an applied placement - this replaces your dissertation or research project and will demonstrate your advanced learning. Applied Practice in Coaching, Planning and Monitoring Sciences (20 credits) Fundamental Strength and Conditioning Applied Practices Part 1 (20 credits) Fundamental Strength and Conditioning Applied Practices Part 2 (20 credits) Physiology of Strength and Conditioning (20 credits) Biomechanics of Strength and Conditioning (20 credits) Research Methods (20 credits) Applied Placement in Strength and Conditioning (60 credits)

Assessment methods

To cater for the wide-ranging content of our courses and the varied learning preferences of our students, we offer a range of assessment methods on each programme. Assessment techniques vary from module to module to reflect relevant assessment approaches and the key learning points of each topic. Assessment methods on this course include: essays, exams, case studies, periodisation presentations, laboratory reports, literature reviews and practical assessments.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2019 14,450 per Year 1 (International) 1 Years
MSc Full-time September 2019 7,600 per Year 1 (England) 1 Years
MSc Full-time September 2019 7,600 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 Years
MSc Full-time September 2019 7,600 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 Years
MSc Full-time September 2019 7,600 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 Years
MSc Full-time September 2019 7,600 per Year 1 (EU) 1 Years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Liverpool John Moores University L2 2QP North West

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