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Sport Coaching

University of Birmingham

Master
24 months
Duration
9225 GBP/year
4625 GBP/year
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About

The Sport Coaching programme offered by the University of Birmingham is a unique development in the field of sport coaching in how it seeks to develop high quality coaches in a research active environment.

Overview

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. 

Employability

The course is aimed at students actively coaching in a variety of contexts (e.g. voluntary, development, performance). Students who are coaching have found that not only is their practice strengthened, but also their leadership skills, and many have progressed into leadership roles following completion of this degree.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Research Methods in Sport
  • Innovation in Professional Development
  • Advanced Pedagogies
  • Player and Participant Development
  • Applied Professional Practice
  • Digital Practice in Sport and Exercise
  • Dissertation  (after successful transfer to MSc)

Key information

Duration

  • Part-time
    • 24 months
    • Flexible

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Delivered

On Campus, Online

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
Upper Second Class

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
80
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6

Other requirements

General requirements

  • 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.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    9225 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 9225 GBP per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    4625 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 4625 GBP per year and a duration of 24 months.

Part-time fees MSc:

  • UK/EU: 4,625 GBP per year
  • International: 9225 GBP per year 

Part-time fees PGDiploma:

  • UK/EU: 3,083 GBP per year

Funding

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