MSc PG Dip PG Cert Sport Coaching

  • DeadlineStudy Details:

    MSc/PGDip/PGCert One to two years full-time. Two to four years part-time.

Course Description

This Master’s degree in Sport Coaching engages coaches and teachers in the process of applying theory to their practice and aims to develop reflective practitioners with the ability to effectively manage pedagogic problems. It offers a unique opportunity for professional and career development, focusing on applied and experiential learning within a community of practice.

Entry Requirements

An honours degree (normally 2.1 or above) in a related subject area together with appropriate teaching/coaching experience.

Non-graduates whose lack of formal qualifications is compensated for by their age and relevant coaching experience will also be considered.

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Programme Funding

A range of bursaries, scholarships, loans and grants are available. Please visit website to find out more.

Student Destinations

Students from this course have developed careers in sport coaching, teaching, sport science support, further and higher education, and sports development. The programme also provides an excellent spring board for students wishing to progress to the taught doctorate in Sport Coaching, MPhil/PhD or Professional Doctorate study.

Module Details

Core modules:

  • Deconstructing Sports Coaching Practice through Theory
  • Reconstructing Sports Coaching Practice through Theory
  • Managing Coaching Problems
  • Understanding the Micro-political Landscape in sport
  • Research Methods for Sport
  • Dissertation Project (12000 words written equivalent)

One Option Module chosen from:

  • Critical Study of Sport Coaching
  • Sustainable Practice in Sport and Physical Culture
  • Social Issues and Sporting Legacies
  • Independent Study

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