Master Blended

High Performance Coaching and Technical Leadership

University of British Columbia

36 months
14152 CAD/year
7937 CAD/year
Tuition fee
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The Master of High Performance Coaching and Technical Leadership is a two to three year, 30 credit specialized program at University of British Columbia for experienced sport coaches and technical leaders who are looking to advance in their careers and engage in professional development.


The Master of High Performance Coaching and Technical Leadership program from University of British Columbia  is composed of a one-year graduate certificate (HPCTL), followed by two years of graduate course work (MHPCTL). 


Through a partnership with the leading national agencies in high performance sport (Own The Podium (OTP), Coaching Association of Canada (CAC), Canadian Sport Institute (CSI) and National Sport Organizations) an exemplary program will be offered using a blended delivery model. 

The program will provide a strong foundation for present and future coaches and technical leaders by developing knowledge and skills in the interpretation and use of research, balanced with applied coaching practice.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Gap Analysis
  • Performance Planning
  • Coaching Effectiveness
  • Directed Field Studies: Practicum

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

You are encouraged to apply by mid-February to allow time for your reference letters to be submitted.


30 alternative credits



Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • All applicants have to submit transcripts from all past post-secondary study. Document submission requirements depend on whether your institution of study is within Canada or outside of Canada.
  • A minimum of three references are required for application to graduate programs at UBC. References should be requested from individuals who are prepared to provide a report on your academic ability and qualifications.
  • Many programs require a statement of interest, sometimes called a "statement of intent", "description of research interests" or something similar.
  • Permanent Residents of Canada must provide a clear photocopy of both sides of the Permanent Resident card.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    14152 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 14152 CAD per year during 36 months.
  • National

    7937 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 7937 CAD per year during 36 months.

Living costs for Vancouver

1590 - 2686 CAD /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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