The first course of its kind in Scotland, this innovative Performance Coaching (Online) Masters at University of Stirling gives experienced coaches the chance to improve their coaching skills through cutting-edge best practice and research. Our teaching is aligned with the UK Coaching Certificate (UKCC) Level 4 certification process and is endorsed by UK Coaching. The course is also suitable for coach developers who are seeking to enhance their work with coaches.
This MSc Sport Performance Coaching degree will develop your critical analysis skills, improve your problem-solving abilities and teach you innovative solutions to coaching problems. You’ll examine modern best practice in coaching from case studies, peers and leading coaches. Throughout the course, you'll examine and improve your understanding and practice of coaching, developing the skills to critically reflect on decisions, develop smart strategies and boost performance.
Typically, coaches who apply for our MSc Sport Performance Coaching degree will already be employed in significant sport or coaching related roles. We anticipate graduates from the course will better understand themselves, their coaching practice and wider coaching context which prepares them to fulfil high performing coaching or coach development roles in their sport.
We've helped coaches everywhere boost their skills and advance their careers. Our alignment with UK Coaching places your qualification within a recognised professional framework.
- Grow your network of professional connections as you study
- 96% of our postgraduate leavers are in employment or further study within fifteen months of graduating (Graduate Outcomes Survey 2020, HESA)
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- The Coaching Process
- Performance Analysis and Planning
- Coaching Concepts
- Coaching as Learning
- Applied Coaching Project
- Understanding Performance
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- 24 months
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International applicants requiring a student visa are advised to apply at least eight weeks in advance of the start date.
DisciplinesSports Management Coaching Sports Sciences View 59 other Masters in Sports Sciences in United Kingdom
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- A minimum of a second class Honours degree (2.1 preferred) or equivalent in a relevant subject.
- You must also have five years' appropriate work experience in coaching, and evidence of successful completion of sport-specific coaching qualifications is expected.
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International4987 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 9975 GBP for the full programme during 24 months.
National3500 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 7000 GBP for the full programme during 24 months.
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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Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.