Strength & Conditioning

Limerick Institute of Technology - Tipperary


Course Name Strength & Conditioning
Course Provider Limerick Institute of Technology - Tipperary
Alternative Provider(s) Limerick Institute of Technology, Setanta College
Course Code Postgrad157
Course Type Postgraduate
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Degree - Masters (Level 9 NFQ)  More info... Major Limerick Institute of Technology Level 9 NFQ
Postgraduate Diploma (Level 9 NFQ)  More info... Major Limerick Institute of Technology Level 9 NFQ
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Attendance Options Full time, Distance, Online, Daytime
Location (Districts) Thurles
Qualification Letters MSc
Enrolment and Start Dates Comment Start Date: September
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Duration 12 Months, September - August.
2 days on campus, September - May (normally Monday & Tuesday) Dissertation write-up, May - August.
Course Fee Irish / EU resident citizen: €7,000
Non-Irish / EU resident citizen (international): €18,500

Please note that bursaries are available to Non-Irish/EU residents (international) students. Those interested in applying for such bursaries should email
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Entry Requirements

Expand+(a) A minimum 2.2 honours bachelor degree (Level 8) in a Strength and Conditioning or Sports Science cognate discipline or

(b) A minimum 2.2 honours bachelor degree (Level 8) in a Sports non-cognate discipline with considerable (3 years or more) ...

Comment Qualification
Students who complete Semester 1 and 2 successfully will be awarded a Post Graduate Diploma in Strength and Conditioning. Those who proceed to complete Semester 3 Dissertation will be awarded a Masters of Science in Strength and Conditioning.

Location: Thurles
Course Content

This MSc in Strength and Conditioning (S&C) is intended to provide students with an excellent opportunity to acquire a deeper understanding and knowledge in the fields of strength and conditioning and human performance.

The programme has be...

Subjects Taught Semester 1
• Advanced Strength Training and Conditioning (10 credits)
• Sports Management and Entrepreneurship (10 credits)
• Performance Testing and Technology (10 credits)

Semester 2
• Biomedical Aspects and Sport Nutrition (10 credits)
• Human Motion and Movement Analysis (10 credits)
• Research Methods and Special Topic (10 credits)

Semester 3
• Dissertation (30 credits)
Assessment Method Assessment is through a range of continuous assessments for each of the 6 modules.

Assignments will involve completion of assignments, research and specific tasks and concepts demonstrated at our state of the art SportsLab in Thurles.
Further Enquiries For further information:
Dept of Flexible Learning
Tel: 0504 28112

Course contact:
Ciaran Keogh & Craig Walters

Further information is also available from Setanta College at