Welcome to Setanta Institute

World Renowned Sports & Performance Programmes

Personal Training
S&C Programme

Welcome to Setanta Institute, an internationally renowned centre of excellence in all aspects of human performance and development.

Our mission is to delivery industry-defining education, application and insight to communities at a local and global level. Through our range of higher education programmes, we provide our students with both the technical and interpersonal skills that enable our people to shine in their careers.

Come join us – and see what we can achieve together.

S&C Courses Developed & Delivered By Experts

Certificate in Fitness & Conditioning (Personal Training)

We consider this course to be the entry point to the fitness industry and to becoming a qualified Strength and Conditioning Coach. The Certificate in Fitness & Conditioning (Personal Training) is equivalent to a NQF Level 5 qualification (60 credits) and takes ten months to complete.

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Bachelor of Science in Strength & Conditioning

The BSc degree course is comprised of 18 modules delivered over 4.5 years. The Bachelor of Science in Strength and Conditioning has now become a global industryleading sports coaching qualification. It is equivalent to a NQF Level 7 and 360 credits.

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Master of Science in Performance Coaching

Those with a degree majoring in S&C, Sports Science, Bio-Kinetics, Kinesiology, Physical Education, Physical Therapy, Athletic Training, or a similar field of study can now enrol onto our groundbreaking Master’s Degree. This programme will produce graduates capable of coaching, planning, managing, and implementing the latest sports technology and methodologies in the upper echelons of sport.

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Master of Science in Applied Sport & Exercise Psychology

The Master of Science in Applied Sport & Exercise Psychology is a unique programme that has been designed in association with a panel of leading experts from the sport, health & fitness industries. With an industry focus, this programme is highly practical and applied, teaching many skills and tools for success in addition to covering the key theoretical components. This programme is designed for practitioners first and foremost, with routes to progress in academia facilitated also.

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Master of Science in Sports Injuries and Return to Performance Management 

The Master of Science in Sports Injuries and Return to Performance Management is designed to address the needs of practitioners working with athletes at different aspects of the rehab to performance pathway.  Designed and delivered by industry experts, it uses an interdisciplinary approach to consider the needs of athletes and practitioners at different points of this continuum along with how best to address these needs.

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