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Applied Sports Coaching

University of Limerick

24 months
Duration
8688 EUR/year
4390 EUR/year
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About

This Applied Sports Coaching innovative part-time two-year postgraduate programme at University of Limerick will give experienced coaches the opportunity to enhance their practice through engagement with practitioner leaders and pioneering researchers in the field of sport coaching. 

Overview

The Applied Sports Coaching programme at University of Limerick is offered by the Department of Physical Education and Sport Sciences (PESS) in the Faculty of Education and Health Sciences, and is being considered for alignment with the higher levels of coaching qualifications, as part of the Coaching Development Programme for Ireland (a partnership between Sport Ireland Coaching and National Governing Bodies of sport). 

Objectives

The objectives of this programme reflect our commitment to the development of insightful, competent, critical and reflective sports coaches. We aim to develop graduates who:

  • Possess extensive knowledge of the coaching process and innovative applied practice in sport coaching.
  • Display originality and insight in the design, delivery and evaluation of coaching practice.
  • Possess enhanced practical skills in applied coaching practice, management, leadership, video analysis, planning, and the capacity to work, develop skills, and promote professional practice.
  • Possess the skills for conducting bespoke applied research on sports coaching to evidence and enhance their own practice and that of other coaches.
  • Are proactive in identifying and critically evaluating current research in domains such as sport and business, and drawing implications for their own context.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Reflective Practice for Sports Coaches 
  • Management & Leadership in Coaching
  • Research Project Development
  • Performance Analysis in Coaching
  • Athlete & Coach Development

Key information

Duration

  • Part-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

120 ECTS

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Applicants for a Master’s programme must normally have a first or second class Level 8 honours degree (NFQ or other internationally recognised equivalent) in a relevant or appropriate subject (e.g. Sport Science, Sports Coaching, Physical Education), or equivalent prior learning that is recognised by the University as meeting this requirement. 

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    8688 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 8688 EUR per year during 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    4390 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 4390 EUR per year during 24 months.

Living costs for Limerick

850 - 1150 EUR /month
Living costs

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

Funding

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Due for update

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