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University of Greenwich achieves Accredited Degree status

The University of Greenwich, London, UK, has attained the prestigious Accredited Degree status for it's MSc in Strength and Conditioning. This is the first postgraduate course to achieve Degree Accreditation from the IUSCA.

With Degree Accreditation, students can be confident that they are undertaking a course that is industry recognised and will prepare them for future employment. Graduates from an IUSCA Accredited Degree will have a profile of skills and qualities that employers will be able to recognise, including:

  • The ability to utilise scientific thinking in a variety of contexts

  • Breadth and depth of knowledge within S&C

  • The ability to write and communicate with clarity and effectiveness

  • Demonstrated technical abilities

  • Significant experience as a practitioner (750 hours)

  • The ability to review and evaluate their own and others' practice and performance

Dr. Fernando Naclerio, Course Leader and Associate Professor in Strength and Conditioning and Sports Nutrition said, "we are extremely proud to align the academic competencies in our MSc Strength and Conditioning with the robust criteria for IUSCA’s Degree Accreditation. This recognition provides valuable industry recognition of best practice, as well as professional support to our programme through placement and internship opportunities."

The IUSCA Degree Accreditation is available to all undergraduate and postgraduate courses in Strength and Conditioning, as well as the broader disciplines of Sport Science / Exercise Science as long as the competencies can be met. All students achieving Accredited status must also accumulate 750 hours of practical experience.

Fernando commented, "being able to evidence our competencies in science is very important to our profession, and this is also the only Accreditation award that requires significant practical experience."

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