M.Sc. On Campus

Sport Coaching

Liverpool John Moores University

12 months
16600 GBP/year
7250 GBP/year
Tuition fee
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This unique Sport Coaching Masters course at Liverpool John Moores University course enables coaches to study for a Masters qualification and provides the skills to coach at elite level.


Sport Coaching Masters course at Liverpool John Moores University programme offers prospective students a range of exciting learning experiences which include; talks from expert external guest speakers in the field, access to ‘master-class’ workshops from highly experienced coaches, the opportunity to join our monthly coaching research seminar series, the possibility to gain voluntary experience at a local sports organisation and access to a range of other coaching related ‘CPD’ activities The programme will enable you to enhance your effectiveness as a coach, using learning experiences which encourage analysis and critical reflection of your personal practice.

It will improve your analytical, critical reflection and problem-solving skills as well as enabling you to effectively manage the coaching process. Your learning will be grounded in coaching practice and you will explore case studies, learning from peers and leading coaching practitioners.


This programme enables you to work in a variety of environments with a range of athletes.

It is ideally suited to anyone keen to develop a career in sport coaching, teaching, sport science support, further and higher education and sport development. It also provides progression routes to PhD study and industry research roles. 

As a graduate you will be ideally placed to secure a position in community coaching, as well as coaching in private or publicly-funded 

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Advanced Coaching Process
  • Sport Coaching Pedagogy and Practice
  • Professional Case Study
  • Advanced Training Programme
  • Psychology for Sport Coaching

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months
  • Part-time
    • 24 months
    • Flexible

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

Please make sure you apply as early as possible. 


180 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Upper Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • 2:1 honours degree in a related area (2:2 honours degree considered where applicants can demonstrate extensive experience)
  • at least three years’ coaching experience 
  • Additional information:
  • RPL is accepted on this programme
  • Pearson 58-64 (minimum 51 in each component for UKVI purposes)

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    16600 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 16600 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • National

    7250 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 7250 GBP per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Liverpool

556 - 1035 GBP /month
Living costs

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


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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