Sport Coaching, Postgraduate Diploma | Leeds Beckett University | Leeds, United Kingdom
12 months
10665 GBP/year
5665 GBP/year
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Informed by expert coaches, this Sport Coaching course at Leeds Beckett University will increase your skills and expertise and enhance your career as a professional sports coach.  

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As part of your Sport Coaching  course at Leeds Beckett University you’ll:

  • Plan, deliver and evaluate long-term coaching programmes that consider and prioritise the developmental needs of participants
  • Draw on insights from contemporary practice and research to add depth to your existing knowledge and skills
  • Direct your learning towards your own practice and career goals through option modules 

With an established Research Centre for Sport Coaching, you'll be taught by top class coach experts who produce world renowned research on the topical issues of sports coaching. 

As well as working with course staff with excellent research and industry experience, you’ll have the opportunity to meet internationally renowned guest speakers, giving you a wider view on the industry.


You will be able to apply for jobs within a range of public and private sector organisations around the world, including senior community coaching roles or coaching positions with sport clubs or governing bodies.

  • Community Sport Coach
  • High Performance Sport Coach
  • Talent Development Coach
  • Coaching Co-ordinator

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Participant & Performer Development
  • Understanding & Analysing Sport Performance
  • Optimising Skill Acquisition and Learning 
  • Professional Coaching Practice 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months
  • Part-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

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  • Most courses don't have fixed application deadlines. But, our courses are popular - they can fill up quickly. It's best to apply as early as possible.


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Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Lower Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Applicants should either have at least a second class honours degree in the cognate subjects of Sports Science, Sport Coaching, Sport Development, Physical Education or Qualified Teacher Status, at least a second class honours degree in a non-cognate subject supported by evidence of an aptitude for the subject applied for, or have equivalent experience or training, normally from within the work environment. 
  • All applications should be supported by a reference, either academic or professional; you can download our reference template for completion. All applicants should satisfy our University English language requirements.  

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    10665 GBP/year
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    Based on the tuition of 10665 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • National

    5665 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 5665 GBP per year during 12 months.


Living costs for Leeds

637 - 1103 GBP /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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