This programme is a unique development in the field of sport coaching in how it seeks to develop high quality coaches in a research active environment. The distinctiveness and knowledge that you will gain from this programme will place you in an ideal position to inform the future direction of sport at all levels and to impact upon participation and performance by challenging current practices. By taking this programme you will develop the skills to critically evaluate new developments/theory and integrate this knowledge, where appropriate, into your own personal coaching practice. Throughout the programme you will be encouraged to develop yourself as a lifelong learner, understanding the importance of learning and the theory behind coaching practice and also development of performance and expertise. This programme is an innovative blended delivery using both high quality online resources complemented with face to face discussion time with academics and leaders in the programme fields. You will be encouraged to develop your use of theory in practice, and to reflect upon your own personal coaching philosophy and development in light of new knowledge.

MSc, MSc Award
September Start
Part-time Study Mode
3 years Duration

Entry Requirements For This Course

Students should be qualified coaches with an award recognised by their national governing body, normally at level 2 of the UKCC or its equivalent. Applicants are expected to regularly coach a minimum of 3 hours per week whilst on the programme. The University also encourages applications from coaches who do not have prior experience of higher education as well as those with 1st degrees.

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