Moray House School of Education and Sport

Strength and Conditioning (MSc/PgDip)

The MSc Strength and Conditioning at The University of Edinburgh is formally recognised by the National Strength and Conditioning Association Education Recognition Programme. This recognition distinguishes the programme as having a standardised, approved strength and conditioning curricula.

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The primary focus of this programme is sporting performance.  However, the application of strength and conditioning principles to diverse areas including pre- and rehabilitation, youth and ageing populations, and other specific and clinical populations is becoming more commonplace.  By joining this degree, you will have the opportunity to study the application of these principles in your core and option courses, and see them used in a practical setting through a voluntary internship or placement.

Visit the University’s Degree Finder for detailed entry requirements, fees, international grade equivalency, language requirements and to apply.

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Programme structure

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Studying Strength and Conditioning at Edinburgh will allow you to access the latest research in evidence-based practice along with high-quality internship opportunities.

Our students

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Students join a vibrant community from across the world, with previous students coming from Canada, Chile, China, India, South Korea, United States, United Kingdom and elsewhere.

Career opportunities

The international reputation of this programme, along with its focus on the application of contemporary knowledge to strength and conditioning practice is reflected in well-prepared, employable graduates. 

Fees and funding

Find details of tuition fees and opportunities for scholarships and financial support for our Strength and Conditioning programme.

Contact us

Questions about your application or how to apply? Contact the Postgraduate Admissions team or the Programme Director who look forward to hearing from you.