Sports Coaching and Performance, M.Sc. | Ulster University | Newtownabbey, United Kingdom
M.Sc. On Campus

Sports Coaching and Performance

12 months
15360 GBP/year
6410 GBP/year
Tuition fee
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Sports Coaching and Performance from Ulster University aims to produce graduates who are equipped with the key knowledge and skills to develop as high performing coaches. 


About the program

At Sports Coaching and Performance from Ulster University this high performing focus will be achieved through in-depth reflection on practice, challenging of current knowledge and the use of innovative approaches to actively engage students. This is a cutting-edge programme that will support those involved in coaching and coach education, linking directly with the needs of the industry.


  • Sport Governing Bodies
  • Sports Development Officer
  • Active Schools Coordinator
  • Coach (after schools, multi-skills, sports specific)
  • Physical Activity Coordinator
  • Physical education teacher
  • High school coach
  • University lecturer
  • University coach development officer
  • Director of Sport
  • Researcher
  • Self-employed business
  • Full-or part-time coach

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Research Project in Sports Coaching
  • Performance Analysis and Monitoring
  • Personal Skill and Leadership Development
  • Advanced Coaching Process
  • Research Project Preparation in Sports Coaching
  • Motor Cognition and Performance

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


180 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A second class honours degree or better in a related discipline (for example – BSc Sports Coaching, BSc Psychology; BSc Sport and Exercise Psychology; BSc Sports Studies; Sports and Exercise Sciences or Physical Education) from a university of the United Kingdom or the Republic of Ireland, or from a recognised national awarding body, or from an institution of another country which has been recognised as being of an equivalent standard; or 
  • An equivalent standard (normally 50%) in a Graduate Diploma, Graduate Certificate, Postgraduate Certificate or Postgraduate Diploma or an approved alternative qualification; 
  • Provide evidence of competence in written and spoken English (GCSE grade C or equivalent);
  • English Language Requirements

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    15360 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 15360 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    6410 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 6410 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • Northern Ireland, Republic of Ireland and EU Settlement Status fees: £6410


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