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Performance Coaching (Online) 

University of Stirling

M.Sc. Online
24 months
4750 GBP/year
3300 GBP/year
Tuition fee
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The first course of its kind in Scotland, the Performance Coaching (Online) programme offered by the University of Stirling gives experienced coaches the chance to improve their coaching skills through cutting-edge best practice and research. 

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By taking the Performance Coaching (Online) programme offered by the University of Stirling  you’ll develop your critical analysis skills, improve your problem-solving abilities and learn innovative solutions to coaching problems. 

You’ll also learn modern best practice in coaching from case studies, peers and leading coaches. By the time you graduate, these skills will combine to ensure you can critically reflect on decisions, develop smart strategies and – most importantly – boost performance.

Career opportunities

Typically, coaches who apply for this Masters in sports coaching will already be employed in performance sport. We anticipate graduates from the course will fulfil roles at the very top level of 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 six months of graduating 

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • The Coaching Process
  • Coaching Concepts
  • Performance Analysis and Planning
  • Coaching as Learning
  • Independent Study
  • Understanding Performance

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 24 months
    • Flexible

Start dates & application deadlines




180 alternative credits



Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
Upper Second Class

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
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Other requirements

General requirements

  • 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.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    4750 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 9500 GBP for the full programme and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    3300 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 6600 GBP for the full programme and a duration of 24 months.


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