Why study MSc Strength and Conditioning at BU?

  • 150 hours work placement to build your professional networks and enhance your career prospects 
  • The course is aligned to the UK Strength and Conditioning Association (UKSCA) professional standards to allow progression onto industry accreditation
  • Learning is based in our state-of-the-art Strength and Conditioning Suite and Human Performance Laboratories
  • Be part of our vibrant community of postgraduate students studying Sport and Exercise
  • Opportunities to apply your learning with Sport Scholars to develop your coaching and communication skills
  • Develop advanced professional skills crucial for careers within Strength and Conditioning, that are transferable to other career paths. 
  • SportBU membership for MSc Strength and Conditioning students

Key information

Next start date:

September 2024


Bournemouth University, Talbot and Lansdowne Campus


Full-time: 12 months, including 150-hour placement. Part-time: 24 months, including 150-hour placement

Relevant subjects:

Relevant subjects include Sport and Exercise Science, Sports Coaching, Health Science, Biology

Entry requirements:

A Bachelors Honours degree with 2:2 (or equivalent) is required in a relevant subject.

International entry requirements:

If English is not your first language you'll need IELTS 6.0 (Academic) with a minimum of 5.5 in each component. For more information check out our full entry requirements.