Northumbria University

Northumbria University

Strength and Conditioning

This course provides students with an excellent opportunity to acquire a systematic and critical understanding of the knowledge, and practical competencies, required by strength and conditioning professionals.

Entry requirements

Upper 2nd Class Honours degree in a relevant discipline (such as sports science, sports performance and coaching, physical education, physiotherapy etc). Applicants from other disciplines may be admitted where they can demonstrate knowledge in anatomy and physiology as determined by the programme leader.

Course modules

Modules include: applied strength and conditioning, physiology of strength and conditioning, contemporary issues and professional practice (Postgraduate Certificate; PG Cert), exercise prescription in special populations, research methods, and performance coaching (Postgraduate Diploma; PG Dip), and will also engage with an independent piece of postgraduate research (MSc). With multiple step-off points (PG Cert, PG Dip) and the opportunity to study by either full-time or part-time routes, students engage with a flexible and industry-specific course of postgraduate study which is delivered by expert staff in a world class teaching and research environment.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time - 1 years
MSc Part-time - 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
City Centre Campus Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 8ST North East

Key information

Admissions Office
Telephone number: 
0191 227 4453