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.
Why study with us
You can either study on Campus one day per week or take a more flexible approach and study online with the support of a tutor and online resources.
Learn about life in the sports industry through guest lectures - representatives from Bolton Wanderers Football Club and Wigan Warriors Rugby League Club are just some of our speakers.
The course team have a wealth of experience both within academia and in the sports industry and you’ll be taught by academics who are actively researching and publishing.
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.
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- Analysis of Coaching and Performance
- Dissertation for Sport
- Research Methods for Sport
- Philosophy to Practice
- Contemporary Practice for Sport
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- 12 months
- 36 months
Start dates & application deadlines
- StartingApplication deadline not specified.
DisciplinesSports Management Coaching Sports Sciences View 321 other Masters in Sports Sciences in United Kingdom
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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
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International13500 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 13500 GBP per year during 12 months.
National7100 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 7100 GBP per year during 12 months.
Part-time: £785 per 20 credits (UK/EU)
Living costs for Preston
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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Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.