MSc Applied Sport and Exercise Sciences (Strength and Conditioning)

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Start Date(s)

Attendance

Learning

UCAS POINTS

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September 2024

  • Full time, 1 year
  • Part time, 2 years
  • On campus
both CO2032
CO2032

Fees and Funding

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September 2024

Attendance

Fee

Note

Home
Full time, 1 year
£10,320
Per year
Part time
£1,720
Per 30 Credit Module
International
Full time, 1 year
£15,960
Per year

Overview

WHAT YOU'LL LEARN

MODULES

  • Core Modules
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    The Theory of Strength and Conditioning

    This module is designed for you to understand how strength and conditioning programmes can improve sporting performance by having an in-depth knowledge of how muscle produces force, the factors that influence muscular force production, how to develop strength, power and speed, how performance is developed from training programmes, the adaptations due to training and how to test and quantify performance improvements. This will include how to assess force production using appropriate technological tools, performing a needs analysis and the development of an annual training programme.

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    Applied Practice of Strength and Conditioning

    This module will enable you to design evidence-based, sport specific, periodised training programmes based on athlete needs analysis. It will provide you with the practical skills and theoretical knowledge that underpins a comprehensive strength and conditioning programme. It will also prepare you for the certification requirements of the United Kingdom Strength and Conditioning Association (UKSCA) and the National Strength and Conditioning Association (NCSA

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    Sport and Exercise Work-Based Learning (Mental Wealth)

    The work placement module will enable you to develop your employability and technical skills within the sports industry. Due to our industry links and array of partnerships, our dedicated placements team will be on hand to help support and find a placement relevant to your career ambitions.

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    Applying Research Skills

    This module provides you with the tools and techniques required to complete your final research project. You will be taught relevant research methodologies and statistical analyses that will help you understand what is required to complete a masters level dissertation.

    Optional Modules
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    Scientific Basis of Strength and Conditioning

    As a Strength and Conditioning Practitioner you are required to fulfil many roles in the workplace, and thus you will need to have both broad-based and specialist knowledge. This module is designed to enhance your broad knowledge required for successful employment in this area and as the foundation for your application for external, governing-body certification qualifications such as the National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA) and UK Strength and Conditioning Association (UKSCA).

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    Research Project (30 credits)

    The research project gives you the opportunity to focus on a specific topic. You will be assigned an academic advisor that will support you along the process, and you will complete a comprehensive investigation surrounding a topic within the Strength and Conditioning field. This will give you the opportunity to show the knowledge and expertise that you gained throughout the course.

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    Sport Research Project (60 credits)

    The final research project gives you the opportunity to pursue a particular topic that is of interest to you. You will be assigned an academic advisor that will help support you along the process, and you will complete a comprehensive investigation surrounding a topic within the Strength and Conditioning field. This will give you the opportunity to show the knowledge and expertise that have been gained throughout the course.

HOW YOU'LL LEARN

HOW YOU'LL BE ASSESSED

CAMPUS and FACILITIES

Docklands Campus

Docklands Campus, Docklands Campus, London, E16 2RD

WHO TEACHES THIS COURSE

The teaching team includes qualified academics, practitioners and industry experts as guest speakers. Full details of the academics will be provided in the student handbook and module guides.

YOUR FUTURE CAREER