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Strength and Conditioning (DE)
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Study mode full-time
Start Date: 2021/10/01
Duration: 12 months
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Middlesex University evaluation:
Sports science evaluation:
Middlesex University has opted into the TEF and received a Silver award.
This course is ideal if you are currently working with athletes and are looking to develop your professional and academic skills-set. You'll gain highly employable skills such as assessing, monitoring, interpreting and presenting performance data as well as being able to engage coach and athletes.Why study MSc Strength and Conditioning (Online Distance Learning) at Middlesex University?This course is ideal if you are currently working with athletes and are looking to develop your professional and academic skillset. The distance education mode provides the advantage for those who have limited availability to attend classes on a regular basis.You will learn the skills you need to construct and deliver evidence-based strength and conditioning programmes and be taught how to assess, monitor, interpret and provide feedback in relation to changes in physical performance. Content delivery and assessment will enable you to competently undergo domestic and international professional accreditations within the industry, such as the UKSCA and NSCA.Our academics are active in coaching and research as well as currently working in the high performance sport industry. This ensures that all content has been specifically designed to have practical relevance within the industry, meaning you'll be fully prepared to advance your career.You will be learning from experienced academics who currently work in high performance sport and consult with professional organisations and national governing bodies such as; the UKSCA, Men's and women's Premiership football and rugby, and British Weightlifting, to name a few. This ensures that all content has been specifically designed to have practical relevance within the industry, meaning you'll be full prepared to advance your career.You'll gain hands-on experience during a 10-day residential at the Barnet Copthall Stadium, home of the Saracens Rugby Club which will help contextualise the online content in our world-class performance laboratories.**
2:2 (hons degree) or equivalent qualification
IELTS (Academic): 6.5
TOEFL (iBT): 87.0
PTE Academic: 58.0
About this university
Around 23% of students are from outside the UK and around 16% are from outside the European Union. This means there are plentiful resources to help students feel at home in their new surroundings as well as information on matters such as immigration and visas. The orientation program is free to all overseas students who register ahead of time. It includes being met at the airport as well as a series of informal workshops and even a British tea party. Go for fish and chip supper as well as shopping trips, all aimed at getting students comfortable with their new surroundings. The student union is the heart of extracurricular activities at the university as well as providing support and advice to its members. It organises the various societies and clubs on offer as well as volunteering and charity organisations, skill building opportunities and social events. It also controls the student run media, which includes a magazine, issued each term, a radio station, TV channel and online blog that showcases studentâ€™s work. The union operates The Forum, a social spot where students can meet their friends while the Ricketts Quadrangle is another place to meet up. The Grove Atrium is the arts and fashion section where students can display their creations and meet up with others of similar interests. There are a large number of clubs and societies on offer covering many interests as well as sports, faith and culture groups. There are also hobby groups and those based around an academic subjects while students also have the option to set up their own with a group of like-minded friends.