Middlesex University

Middlesex University

Strength and Conditioning

This course gives students the opportunity to study areas ranging from plyometrics to weightlifting, speed and agility. They will also develop research skills through both a critical review of literature and the undertaking of empirical laboratory based investigations; students will gain experience in the sport and exercise environment through our work placement module. One of our partner organisations is Saracens Rugby Club - our facilities at their nearby Allianz Park stadium boast world-class performance laboratories, rehabilitation units and testing facilities.

Entry requirements

Applications from graduates with a good Honours degree (2.2 or above) are welcomed. Applicants should have competence in English language and grade C GCSE or an equivalent qualification. IELTS 6.5 (with minimum 6.0 in all 4 components) or TOEFL internet based 87 (with at least 21 in listening and writing, 22 in speaking and 23 in reading).

Course modules

Compulsory: Advanced strength and conditioning training; applied physiological and biomechanical assessment; dissertation; research methods. Optional: Diometric modelling and performance profiling; movement analysis and corrective exercise; psychology of elite performance.

Assessment methods

Assessment methods include practical assessments, case studies, critical reviews, essays, presentations, examinations and a dissertation.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time £ 7,000 per Academic year (home fees) 1 years
MSc Full-time £ 12,000 per Academic year (overseas fees) 1 years
MSc Part-time - 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Hendon Campus Barnet NW4 4BT South East

Key information

Telephone number: 
020 8411 5555