Middlesex University

Degree level: Undergraduate

Sport and Exercise Science (Strength and Conditioning)

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Course summary

Overview The burgeoning elite sports industry requires professionals who are able to push athletes to reach their peak potential. Our strength and conditioning focused degree is the ideal Sport and Exercise Science route for those who aspire to work with elite sportspeople at the top of their profession. Why study BSc Sport and Exercise Science (Strength and Conditioning) at Middlesex University? We are one of the UK's leading universities for sports education. Our degree prepares you to meet the challenges of elite level performance through studying the full spectrum of Sport and Exercise Science theory, while focusing on the development of effective strength and conditioning programmes, which are targeted at improving athletic performance. Our industry experienced tutors integrate professional practice into your studies. We produce self-disciplined, professional sports science graduates who perform at the highest level (including competing and winning medals at the London Olympics 2012). Like all of our sports pathways, you can either apply directly to this course or to the general BSc Sport and Exercise Science programme and choose your specialism at the end of Year 2. Course highlights Our modern facilities at Allianz Park include research labs, rehabilitation, conditioning, and health and fitness suites We work closely with prestigious sports organisations, like Tottenham Hotspur Football Club and Saracens Rugby Club, enabling you to build professional contacts while you study You will complete 50 hours of placements each year, enabling you to develop professional experience before you graduate Our staff are active sports professionals involved in coaching, sport massage and sport performance This course is approved by SkillsActive to meet the required industry standard As a student of this course you'll receive a free electronic textbook for every module.

Course details


Year 1 Movement Analysis (15 Credits) - Compulsory Fundamentals of Strength and Conditioning (15 credits) - Compulsory Fundamentals of Sport and Exercise Science (30 credits) - Compulsory Professional Skills Development and Work Based Practice (30 credits) - Compulsory Fundamentals of Training Principles in Sport & Exercise (30 credits) - Compulsory Year 2 Research Methods (30 credits) - Compulsory Applied Sport and Exercise Science (30 credits) - Compulsory Applied Performance Analysis (15 credits) - Compulsory Applied Sports and Exercise Nutrition (15 credits) - Compulsory Applied Strength and Conditioning (30 credits) - Compulsory Year 3 Advanced Sport and Exercise Science (30 credits) - Compulsory Dissertation (30 credits) - Compulsory Advanced Strength and Conditioning (15 credits) - Compulsory Work Based Learning (30 credits) - Compulsory Modules for direct entry onto year 2 or 3 differ from those listed above. For details please visit the course page on Middlesex University’s website.

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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1
  • Year 2
  • Year 3

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

We have a personalised admissions approach in which we make fair, but aspirational offers to our applicants. We feel it’s important that you continue to aim high and achieve great results. If you don’t quite make the grades you hoped to, we’ll look at more than your qualifications when making our final decision. We’ll take into consideration any barriers you may have faced in your learning, especially with potential disruption due to the coronavirus, your achievements in other areas and your personal statement. At Middlesex, we’ll always aim to be as flexible as possible. We pride ourselves on how we recognise potential in our applicants, and support them to succeed in the future.

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Additional entry requirements

Criminal records declaration (DBS/Disclosure Scotland)

English language requirements

TestGradeAdditional details
IELTS (Academic)6With a minimum of 5.5 in each component
TOEFL (iBT)72With at least 17 in listening & writing, 20 in speaking and 18 in reading
PTE Academic51With at least 51 in all components

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £9250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250 Year 1
Scotland £9250 Year 1
Wales £9250 Year 1
Channel Islands £9250 Year 1
EU £14000 Year 1
International £14000 Year 1

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Sport and Exercise Science (Strength and Conditioning) at Middlesex University - UCAS