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Sport Coaching

University of Birmingham

24 months
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9500 GBP/year
4750 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. 

Teaching

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.

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

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

    9500 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9500 GBP per year during 24 months.
  • National

    4750 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based 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

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

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