12 months
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14500 GBP/year
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About

Apply your skills and experience to real world contexts across the UK and abroad. The Sports Coaching programme from University of Central Lancashire (UCLan) supports the strategic objectives outlined in the UK Coaching Framework. 

Visit the official programme website for more information

Overview

This Sports Coaching programme from University of Central Lancashire (UCLan)  is our challenge and it enables us to produce postgraduates with a high degree of knowledge and understanding to innovate in their own practice. You’ll apply new skills in real world contexts across professional and amateur sport.

You’ll gain knowledge of leadership, communication, pedagogy, allied sport sciences and relevant management principles, all whilst working in an environment relevant to your developmental needs. The programme can be completed full time in one year or part time over 2-3 years.

Future careers

Our graduates have gone on to gain positions within the public, private or voluntary sector of sport in a range of coach, coach development, coach education, coach mentoring, management and academic roles.

Examples of roles from our past graduates include:

  • Lecturers at FE/HE colleges: Myerscough College, Burnley College, Accrington and Rossendale College.
  • Football Coach / Coach Educator: Beijing International Junior Football League.
  • Norwich City Community Sports Foundation: Football Coach.
  • Head Coach Great Britain & England men's hockey team.
  • Performance Analyst: Preston North End Football Club / Blackburn Rovers Football Club / Fleetwood Town Football Club.
  • Cricket Coach at Twenty20 Cricket Company
  • Multi Sports Coach/Sports Co-ordinator for National Deaf Children Society.
  • Head Swim Coach / Coach Educator – North West Swimming.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Analysis of Coaching and Performance
  • Dissertation for Sport
  • Research Methods for Sport
  • Philosophy to Practice
  • Contemporary Practice for Sport

Key information

Duration

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

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

UK students can apply all year round.

Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Lower Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Applicants should hold a 2:2 degree or equivalent professional experience or learning in a related field
  • Applications from all candidates will be considered on their merits in the light of the nature and scope of the programme and if they have experience in the sports industry
  • A detailed admissions procedure will be forwarded on application
  • IELTS: Score of 6.5 with no component below 6.0

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    14500 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 14500 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • National

    7800 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 7800 GBP per year during 12 months.

Part-time: £867  per 20 credits (UK)

Living costs for Preston

751 - 1425 GBP /month
Living costs

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

Funding

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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