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 the Sport Coaching programme offered by the University of Birmingham 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.
On this programme you will learn through an innovative method of blended delivery using both high quality online resources that are complemented with face to face discussion time with academics.
Most of the course material is delivered online, through videos, webinars, and applied tasks. A small amount of time is spent at the university. This blended approach supports self-directed learning, and is capable of accommodating students in full time or part time employment, and/or students who may not be based in the UK.
The time spent in the university is dedicated to personalised learning to ensure that students have maximum and positive learning experiences during the programme.
Each student will also be assigned as a personal tutor, and this role ensures that students are further supported in their academic studies.
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- Research Methodology in Sport, Exercise and Rehabilitation
- Advanced Pedagogies
- Digital Practice in Sport, Exercise and Health
- Innovation in Professional Development
- Applied Professional Practice
- Player and Participant Development
- 24 months
Start dates & application deadlines
- Apply before , EEA/EU
- Apply before , National
- Apply before , International
DisciplinesEducation Sports Management Coaching View 893 other Masters in Education in United Kingdom
Applicants will normally require a 2:1 Honours degree in a relevant subject or relevant professional experience.
- You will be required to be a qualified coach with an award recognised by their national governing body, normally at Level 2 of the UKCC or its equivalent. You will also be expected to regularly coach a minimum of three hours per week whilst on the programme.
- We also encourage applications from coaches who do not have prior experience of higher education as well as those with first degrees.
International9500 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 9500 GBP per year during 24 months.
National4750 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 4750 GBP per year during 24 months.
Part-time fees PGDiploma:
- UK: 3,167 GBP per year
- INT: £9,500 per year
Living costs for Birmingham
The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
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