University of Northampton

University of Northampton

Strength and Conditioning

This course is designed for those with an interest in developing their knowledge and understanding of the key physiological, biomechanical and psychological aspects underpinning sport and exercise performance via the development of strength and conditioning. It is aimed at individuals with a prior knowledge of, or keen interest in, strength and conditioning, specifically graduates of or those working in clinical or applied sport, exercise or health environments.

Entry requirements

Applicants will normally have a 1st or 2nd Class Honours degree from a UK university or international equivalent in a relevant subject. Applicants for whom English is not their 1st language need to demonstrate that they meet the minimum English language requirement of IELTS 6.5.

Course modules

Musculoskeletal training and adaptation; cardiovascular response and adaptation; injury assessment and management; performance analysis; advanced training methods.

Assessment methods

Essays, laboratory reports, practical assignments, oral presentations and formal examinations.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2016 - 1 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Park Campus Northampton NN2 7AL East Midlands

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