M.Sc. Sport Coaching

  • On Campus
  • 12 months
  • GBP14950 per Year (International

    Tuition fee for the international students.

    )
    GBP6600 per Year (EEA

    European Economic Area tuition fee is applicable to the students from EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway and Switzerland.

    )
  • English ( Take IELTS test or Find a course )
Loughborough University | Loughborough, United Kingdom
This programme supports the continuing professional development of sports coaches and those working in closely related fields. With three awards available, we look to offer a flexible programme of professional development. Core modules focus on the development of professional practice and knowledge for both coaches and coach tutor / educators.

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This programme supports the continuing professional development of sports coaches and those working in closely related fields.

With three awards available, we look to offer a flexible programme of professional development. Core modules focus on the development of professional practice and knowledge for both coaches and coach tutor / educators.

More specialist modules in the areas of psychology, physiology and biomechanics, as well as practitioner research and individual projects, are offered for the full masters degree.

A coaching placement opportunity is offered on the full-time programme. The programme is most suitable for experienced coaches from a development or performance domain, or those who work in coach education.

Teachers who are coaching within a school framework and other candidates with recent and relevant coaching experience will also be considered.

Detailed Course Facts

Application deadline Applications can be made at any time
Tuition fee
  • GBP 14950 per year (International

    Tuition fee for the international students.

    )
  • GBP 6600 per year (EEA

    European Economic Area tuition fee is applicable to the students from EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway and Switzerland.

    )
Start date
Duration full-time 12 months
Delivery mode On Campus
Educational variant Part-time, Full-time
Intensity Flexible
Duration part-time 24 months
Part-time variant Flexible

Course Content

Compulsory Modules

Semester 1

  • The Learning Coach
  • The Coaching Process: Concepts and Applications
  • Psychology of sports coaching
  • Physiology of sport for coaches

Semester 2

  • The Coaching Process: Pedagogy & Practice
  • Coach Development and Mentoring*
  • Practitioner research
  • Sports biomechanics for coaches

* Available as a stand alone short course

Summer/Semester 3

  • Research Project

Assessment

Coursework, and a thesis of 16,000-20,000 words.

English Language Requirements

IELTS Take IELTS test
6.5
CAE score
193(Grade B)
TOEFL iBT® test (read more)
92

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Requirements

  • Upper second class to lower second class honours degree or equivalent.
  • The NGB coaching award is highly desirable. Applicants will be asked to provide documentary evidence of qualifications and may be invited for interview.

Work Experience

No work experience is required.

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