Middlesex University
Sport and Exercise Science (Strength and Conditioning) BSc (Hons)
Middlesex University

Key Course Facts

Course Description

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.

Endorsed by SkillsActive.

Student Reviews

Below you can see course specific reviews for 44 graduates of Sport and Exercise Science (Strength and Conditioning) BSc (Hons) at Middlesex University for each of the survey questions in comparison to the average for all UK degree courses in Sport and Exercise Sciences.

Overall student satisfaction
85 /100
44 total respondents

Primarily based on data from undergraduate degree students.

The NSS is commissioned by the Office for Students


Salary of all UK Graduates of Sport and Exercise Sciences

  15 months after graduation 3 years after graduation 5 years after graduation
Median salary £20465 £20448 £24818
25-75 percentile range £17889 - £25004 £15981 - £24541 £19498 - £30391

What You Will Learn

Programme content: As a student of Sport and Exercise Science (Strength and Conditioning), BSc (Hons) you will study the following course modules.

Year 1

Year 2

Year 3

Jobs & Career Perspectives

15 months after graduation, graduates of this course were asked about what they do and, if they are working, about their current job and their perspectives.

Grading & Study Time

Assessment Methods

Study Time Distribution

Entry Requirements / Admissions

Minimum Required UCAS Tariff

including 32 points in a Science subject or PE

UCAS Tariff of Accepted Students for this course

Qualification requirements

A Level = C/32 UCAS points or above in Science or PE

in a related subject

BTEC = must be in a related subject

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.

English language requirements

test Grade Additional Details
IELTS (Academic) 6 With a minimum of 5.5 in each component
TOEFL (iBT) 72 With at least 17 in listening & writing, 20 in speaking and 18 in reading
PTE Academic 51 With at least 51 in all components
Do you not fulfill the minimum requirements in terms of UCAS score, A levels, or English language requirements?
Get advice on which foundation courses are best for you to still be able to join Sport and Exercise Science (Strength and Conditioning), BSc (Hons).


Tuition Fees Sport and Exercise Science (Strength and Conditioning) BSc (Hons)

England UK £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

Average student cost of living in London

Rent £518
Water, gas electricity, internet (at home) £50
Supermarket shopping £81
Clothing £35
Eating out £33
Alcohol £27
Takeaways / food deliveries £30
Going out / entertainment (excl.alcohol, food) £24
Holidays and weekend trips £78
Transport within city £17
Self-care / sports £20
Stationary / books £13
Mobile phone / internet £13
Cable TV / streaming £7
Insurance £51
Other £95
Average student cost of living £1092

London costs approx 34% more than average, mainly due to rent being 67% higher than average of other cities. For students staying in student halls, costs of water, gas, electricity, wifi are generally included in the rental. Students in smaller cities where accommodation is in walking/biking distance transport costs tend to be significantly smaller.

How to apply

Application deadline:

January 1, 2024

This is the deadline for applications to be completed and sent for this course. If the university or college still has places available you can apply after this date, but your application is not guaranteed to be considered.

Possible Entry Points:

  • year 1 (Default entry point)
  • year 2
  • year 3

University Rankings

Positions of Middlesex University in top UK and global rankings.

Rankings of Middlesex University in related subject specific rankings.

Sports Science

    • #59 
    • #71 
    Sports Science
    CUG The Complete University Guide - By Subject
    [Published 13 June, 2022]

See all university rankings of Middlesex University

What students say about studying Sport and Exercise Sciences in the UK?

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  • Sport and Exercise Science | Programme Overview

About Middlesex University

Established in 1973, Middlesex University is located on the outskirts of London, roughly 40 minutes away by Underground. The university is well-known for attracting large numbers of international students every year, allowing for a diverse experience for everyone involved. In terms of on-campus activities, Middlesex U applicants can look forward to an award-winning Student Union that goes the extra mile when it comes to organising events around campus and bringing people together.

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Where is this programme taught

Allianz Park
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Hendon Campus
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