Our MSc Strength and Conditioning is carefully aligned to the UKSCA accreditation process, and focuses on both the scientific principles of the strength and conditioning process, their practical application, and assessment using both laboratory and field based measurement systems to provide the knowledge, skills, and experience necessary for a successful career in Strength and Conditioning.
Visit the website: http://www.chi.ac.uk/msc-strength-and-conditioning
Indicative course content:
◦Strength and Conditioning Theory and Practice
◦Planning, Programming and Application
◦Applied Measurement Techniques
Students also deliver a research dissertation and undertake a dedicated work placement module.
Over the past few years, we have redeveloped both of our campuses so that you have the best facilities available as you study for your degree. We pride ourselves on the quality of the learning environment we can offer our students. All of our facilities are designed for academic teaching, research, British Universities and Colleges Sport (BUCS) competitions and for your social/recreational use throughout the week and weekends.
The world-class Tudor Hale Centre for Sport is the focus of sporting activities, both academic and recreational, at the University. The Tudor Hale Centre for Sport incorporates a suite of state of the art sport science laboratories, a sports injury clinic, a strength and conditioning room and a fitness suite. In addition, there is a sports hall used for basketball, netball, trampolining, badminton, volleyball, cricket, soccer, table tennis, hockey and ultimate frisbee. Located beside the Tudor Hale Centre for Sport you will find our brand new Sports Dome, incorporating four indoor tennis courts, our all-weather astro turf pitch, and grass rugby pitch.
◦Brand new Sports Dome, with four tennis courts, three netball courts
◦110m synthetic athletics track
◦Modern fitness suite
◦Strength and conditioning room
◦Two multi-purpose gymnasiums
◦Indoor and outdoor climbing walls and climbing boulder
◦Grass football and rugby pitches
◦Outdoor netball and tennis court
◦Floodlit synthetic Astro Turf pitch
◦Two seminar rooms
Sport Science Laboratories:
◦Four dedicated psychology labs
◦Two dedicated biomechanics labs
◦Five dedicated physiology labs
◦An environmental chamber to simulate heat, altitude, etc
◦A sports injury clinic and adjoining rehabilitation space
Where this can take you
We understand the importance of ensuring that you have the knowledge, skills and experience to compete successfully in today’s challenging jobs market.
We provide performance support for elite athletes and competitive teams. We consistently perform well against the elite of university sport. A high number of our performance teams compete in the British Universities and Colleges Sport (BUCS) programme at the elite level.
Several teams are supported with high-level coaching, training facility support and sports science analysis. Numerous local and national sports clubs’ links with our student sports teams provide additional high-level playing opportunities.
How to apply: https://dotmailer-surveys.com/f31ueg1e-c011re4a
Funding for postgraduate students:
For information on funding and scholarships, please visit: http://www.chi.ac.uk/study-us/fees-finance/funding-and-money-advice-0/funding-postgraduate-students
Candidates should normally have a good honours degree (2:1) in a related area. It is recognised that some applicants may not meet these standard academic requirements, but may still be desirable course members with other appropriate and equivalent skills and knowledge (e.g. coaching or work experiences).