Strength and Conditioning, Ph. D. | Part time online (optional) | St Mary's University, Twickenham, London | London, United Kingdom
60 months
Duration
8130 GBP/year
3450 GBP/year
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About

The Professional Doctorate in Strength and Conditioning at St Mary's University, Twickenham, London provides a high-level, vocationally-focused pathway to a doctorate qualification.

Overview

The Professional Doctorate in Strength and Conditioning at St Mary's University, Twickenham, London is the first of its kind in the UK to offer doctoral-level study in a vocationally-based discipline. You can study for a doctoral award whilst continuing with your current employment. 

The aim of the course is to provide support to experienced strength and conditioning coaches as they develop skills and knowledge to enable them to take a more active role in leading and developing the profession.

Aims

The main learning outcomes are:

  • To develop an advanced knowledge base in a sub-discipline related to strength and conditioning;
  • To develop the skills and confidence to create examples of evidence-based best practice in strength and conditioning, and to disseminate this to a wider audience
  • To develop independent research skills which will allow the student to contribute to the scientific evidence base related to strength and conditioning.

Programme Structure

Modules include:
  • Advanced Methods of Training
  • Advanced Methods of Coaching
  • Philosophy for the Strength and Conditioning Coach
  • Research Proposal
  • Independent Research

Key information

Duration

  • Part-time
    • 60 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
88

Delivered

On Campus, Online

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any specific GRE, GMAT or GPA grading score requirements for this programme.

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
88

Student insurance

Make sure to cover your health, travel, and stay while studying abroad. Even global coverages can miss important items, so make sure your student insurance ticks all the following:

  • Additional medical costs (i.e. dental)
  • Repatriation, if something happens to you or your family
  • Liability
  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

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Other requirements

General requirements

Entry requirements:

  • A Master's degree in an appropriate subject area and a suitable workplace environment to support the professional research and development project.
Applicants should:
  • Submit a 2,000-word research proposal on the problem they will be investigating as complementary evidence to the University application form. This should include a title, purpose of the project, literature review, research methodology and proposed outcomes relating to the applicant’s professional context.
  • Have at least three years’ significant and relevant experience in a professional area appropriate to the programme of study.
  • Have an interview with the Programme Director or nominated member of the teaching team to discuss options for entry to the programme.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    8130 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 8130 GBP per year during 60 months.
  • National

    3450 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 3450 GBP per year during 60 months.

Living costs for London

1137 - 2157 GBP /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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Scholarships Information

Below you will find PhD's scholarship opportunities for Strength and Conditioning.

Available Scholarships

You are eligible to apply for these scholarships but a selection process will still be applied by the provider.

Independent provider
Grant
15000 USD
Deadline
31 Aug 2024
Amberscholar Scholarship
Merit-based

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Amber Student
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
Various benefits
Deadline
28 Feb 2025
Boustany Astronomy PhD Scholarship
Merit-based

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Boustany Foundation
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
Various benefits
Deadline
Not specified
Full Support for Tuition and Costs of Living- PhD Scholarship at the University of Essex
Merit-based

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Junhua Li
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
10000 GBP
Deadline
10 Jun 2024
GREAT Scholarship
Merit-based

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British Council - Accreditation UK
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
3500 USD
Deadline
15 Nov 2024
ACES Scholarships
Merit-based Need-based

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ACES Education Fund
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
1652 GBP
Deadline
Not specified
Commonwealth Shared Scholarship – University Bids
Merit-based Need-based

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UK Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office (FCDO)
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
1000 USD
Deadline
30 Nov 2024
ServiceScape Scholarship
Merit-based Need-based

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ServiceScape
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
Various benefits
Deadline
14 Oct 2024
Fulbright U.S. Student Program
Merit-based Need-based

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U.S. government
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
3000 GBP
Deadline
29 Jun 2024
The London Pass Education Scholarship
Merit-based

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Go City
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
Various benefits
Deadline
Not specified
Erasmus+ - Grants for study mobility
Merit-based

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OeAD, Austria's Agency for Education and Internationalisation
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
5000 USD
Deadline
25 Aug 2024
Women Scholarship for International Students
Merit-based

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educations.com
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
90000 AUD
Deadline
Not specified
World Universities Ramsay Postgraduate Scholarship
Merit-based Need-based

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The Ramsay Centre
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
3000 USD
Deadline
31 Dec 2025
Scholarship for students with disabilities
Need-based

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Anonymous Hope Fund
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
12000 USD
Deadline
30 Nov 2024
Tobacco Harm Reduction Scholarship Programme
Merit-based Need-based

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The Tobacco Harm Reduction Scholarship Programme
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
3000 USD
Deadline
Not specified
AAPG Foundation Grants-in-Aid
Merit-based Need-based

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American Association of Petroleum Geologists Foundation
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
1000 USD
Deadline
31 Oct 2024
$1,500 Annual Video Contest Scholarship
Merit-based

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IvyPanda
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
1000 USD
Deadline
30 Jun 2024
$1,500 Annual Essay Writing Contest Scholarship
Merit-based Need-based

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IvyPanda
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