24 months
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10215 GBP/year
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About

The part-time Sport Coaching programme from 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 this Sport Coaching programme from 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. 

Career

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 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

Key information

Duration

  • Part-time
    • 24 months
    • Flexible

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus, Online

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Upper Second Class

Student insurance

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  • Additional medical costs (i.e. dental)
  • Repatriation, if something happens to you or your family
  • Liability
  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

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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.
  • We also encourage applications from coaches who do not have prior experience of higher education as well as those with first degrees. 

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    10215 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 10215 GBP per year during 24 months.
  • National

    4905 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 4905 GBP per year during 24 months.

Living costs for Birmingham

765 - 1134 GBP /month
Living costs

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

Funding

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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