Sport Coaching, M.Sc. | University of the West of Scotland | Hamilton, United Kingdom
12 months
17250 GBP/year
11250 GBP/year
Tuition fee
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Sport Coaching degree offered at the University of the West of Scotland  aims to advance your coaching skills through the application of science to sport.


Sport Coaching degree offered at the University of the West of Scotland  draws on a range of disciplines including sport psychology, sport conditioning, and performance analysis. Whether you coach children, elite youth performers or talented masters athletes, the course is designed to provide support in the application of scientific principles to challenge and enhance your coaching practice.

Career Prospects:

UWS sport graduates have gone on to employment with:

  • Professional sports clubs
  • National sporting associations, governing bodies and other related sporting agencies
  • Local authorities
  • Schools, further education and higher education institutions
  • Self-employment/set-up own business
  • Community projects/voluntary organisations

Graduates are equipped to collaborate with performers as a coach, strength and conditioner or in sport science support. The MSc can prepare elite performers to study their own performance and to develop the necessary skills to help their future performance or prepare them for work opportunities after retirement from sport.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Supervised Experience in Sport Coaching 
  • Coach Development 
  • Planning for Coaching 
  • Investigating Coaching 
  • Evaluating Practice

Key information


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

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

International- The latest we can process your application is 6 weeks before the course start date  


180 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

Minimum entry requirement – An Ordinary bachelor's degree in a sport-related subject (e.g., Sport Science, Sport Management, Sport Coaching or Development) or a related discipline (e.g., Psychology).

Individuals with professional related experience will also be considered.


Tuition Fee

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  • International

    17250 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 17250 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • National

    11250 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 11250 GBP per year during 12 months.

For Scottish students, cost of study per year is 7,000£  

Living costs for Hamilton

660 - 1140 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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