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M.Sc. On Campus

Sport Coaching

University of Birmingham Dubai

24 months
10131 EUR/year
10131 EUR/year
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The part-time MSc Sport Coaching course at the University of Birmingham is a unique development in the field of sport coaching in seeking to develop high-quality coaches in a research active environment.

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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 impact participation and performance by challenging current practices.

By taking this MSc Sport Coaching course at 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 the development of performance and expertise.


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
  • Player and Participant Development
  • Innovation in Professional Development
  • Wellbeing in Education Based Settings
  • Digital Practice in Sport, Exercise and Health

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


180 alternative credits


On Campus

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

    10131 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 20263 EUR for the full programme during 24 months.
  • National

    10131 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 20263 EUR for the full programme during 24 months.

The annual tuition fee is AED 44,175 for part-time study (Overall programme tuition fee AED 88,350)

Living costs for Dubai

5300 - 9200 AED /month
Living costs

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


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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