Strength & Conditioning MSc

Undertaking the Strength and Conditioning MSc programme is a great way to refine your research skills and your practical skills, and all taught in some of the finest teaching facilities in the region. Students also have the opportunity to take appropriate vocational qualifications and work placements as part of the programme.

Location
York St John University
Course fees
2018 - 2019 Full-time Home & EU students: £6,000, International (non EU) students: £12,500 per annum
Duration
1 Year Full Time Study

Course overview

How the programme is delivered is just as important as what is delivered for the development of appropriate Masters level skills and understanding. The teaching and assessment on the programme aims to actively engage students in a variety of learning activities.

The delivery model is based upon a single, all day study day per week. This model of delivery is aimed to support students who are in employment while undertaking the programme. The study days will be designed to engage you in interdisciplinary debate, professional practice, critical review of research, generation of feedback, presentations and data collection.

Course structure

MSc Strength and Conditioning (PDF, 78KB)

Students will undertake four 30 credit modules and a 60 credit dissertation over a 12 month period.

Semester 1

Performance analysis – using advanced performance analysis techniques to collect data in specific settings to inform athletic needs.

Research Methods – become informed consumers and producers of research in a range of paradigms and using a variety of approaches.

Semester 2

Training Interventions – investigation of training intervention and physiological adaptation for the enhancement of performance.

Athlete Development – appreciate the inter-play between growth and maturation and use physiological and psychological markers to develop performance during growth.

Research paper

Produce a written manuscript of publishable quality that addresses a research question relevant to strength and conditioning.

Programme specification

Further information on this course is available in the programme specification. Please note that the programme specification relates to course content that is currently being studied by students at the University. For new programmes, the programme specification will be made available online prior to the start of the course.

Learning support

York St John University works hard to create an inclusive environment for all our students. We offer a range of learning support services to assist students throughout their studies.

Entry requirements

Qualifications

Applicants will normally have a minimum of a 2:1 Honours degree in a sport and/or science related discipline, but consideration may be given to applicants with a 2:2 Honours degree as long as they have achieved a 2:1 or above in the final Dissertation Module.

Applicants with a non related Honours degree at 2:1 or above may also be considered, as long as they hold relevant experience of work in a Sports Science related field.

International Students

Applicants whose first language is not English should have IELTS at grade 6.5 or above (with no individual skill below 5.5) or an equivalent York St John University approved English Language qualification.

Terms and conditions

Our terms and conditions, policies and procedures contain important information about studying at York St John University. These can be accessed through our Admissions webpages.

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

UK & EU 2016 / 17

The tuition fee for 2018 entry to this postgraduate course is £6,000 for full-time UK/EU, Jersey, Guernsey and Isle of Man students.

For part-time options, see the Fees & Funding webpages for more information.

Postgraduate Loan: A new Postgraduate Loan is now available to help you pay for your Master’s course for students commencing in the 2018/19 academic year. Find out more about the postgraduate loan.

 

Overseas 2016 / 17

The tuition fee for 2018 entry to this postgraduate course is £12,500 for international students.

Due to immigration laws, International Students on a Tier 4 visa must be studying full-time. For more information about Visa requirements and Short-term study visas, please visit the International Visa and Immigration webpages.

International Fees & Funding

Additional costs and financial support

Course-related costs

Whilst studying for your degree, there may be additional costs related to your course. This may include purchasing personal equipment, stationery and books.

Accommodation and living costs

View our for accommodation webpages detailed information on accommodation and living costs.

Study abroad

For more information on tuition fee reductions and additional costs for studying abroad, please visit our study abroad webpages.

Financial help and support

Help and advice on funding your studies at York St John is available through our Money Advice service.

How to Apply

You can apply directly to the course via our Apply Now link. You will need to create a login and password and complete the online form. Please contact two referees in advance of submitting your application as an automated request will go out as soon as you submit, and your application will not be reviewed until both references are in place.

Applications for September 2018 entry must be submitted and completed by the start of the academic year.

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Ask a question

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