Entry requirements (Home)
You should have a minimum 2:2 Honours degree (2:1 preferred), or equivalent in a relevant subject.
If you do not have formal qualifications but do have significant, appropriate work/life experience, you are also encouraged to apply.
This course will only run subject to minimum numbers.
Entry requirements (International)
LJMU welcomes applications from international students. In addition to normal entry requirements, you will be expected to demonstrate a very good level of English language competence, for example an IELTS score of 6.0-6.5 or equivalent. Please note: specific courses may require higher levels of English language competence. If you have applied to study a full-time taught Masters, MRes, MPhil or PhD at LJMU, you should check if you require an Academic Technology Approval Scheme or ATAS certificate. It can take four to six weeks to receive an ATAS certificate, so please make sure you apply as early as possible. You can find out more on the British Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) website. Alternatively, contact LJMU’s International Admissions Team for guidance. Please note: international students entering on a Tier 4 visa cannot study part time. Students entering the UK on alternate types of visa may be in a position to study part time. Please contact LJMU’s International Admissions Team for further details before making your application. In order to obtain a visa you will also need to show evidence that the money required to cover your tuition fees and living expenses has been in your bank account for at least 28 days prior to submitting your visa application. So please make sure that your finances are in place before applying. For more details, go to our international website.
For advice on any aspect of the application process, please contact LJMU’s International Admissions Team.
Application and selection
- have a minimum of three years’ coaching experience, including responsibility for planning, implementing, analysing and revising annual coaching programmes
- be able to demonstrate your responsibility for coaching session preparation, delivery and review
- have evidence of sport-specific coaching qualifications (e.g. UKCC Level 2 or equivalent)
Successful applicants are expected to be actively engaged in coaching during their studies.
Months of entry
Study this unique Masters course at Liverpool John Moores University - a higher education institution accredited to work with governing bodies of sport to deliver a UKCC Level 4 coaching programme. The course is aimed at coaches keen to enhance their capability through analysis and critical reflection of their personal coaching practice and provides the skills to coach at elite level.
- Flexible learning with a mixture of online activities (videod lectures, discussion boards, readings) that can be done when you choose
- Contact sessions every 3/4 weeks with staff members that allow you to access face-to-face support from staff and fellow coaches
- LJMU is accredited to work with governing bodies of sport to deliver a UKCC Level 4 coaching programme
- Enjoy a combination of online blended and on-campus learning with guest lectures from industry specialists
- Enhance your practice through analysis and critical reflection
- Benefit from an industry-guided curriculum featuring practice-relevant content
- This course will only run subject to minimum numbers
Information for international students
International applicants are required to demonstrate equivalent qualifications to the standard requirements for entry when applying for courses at LJMU.
Students must also demonstrate a proficiency in communicating through English, for example via an IELTS tests or equivalent.
Please note: UK visa restrictions mean that international students are only permitted to study on a full-time basis.
Please contact LJMU’s International Team for more information and advice.
Fees and funding
Please see the course page for more information.
Qualification and course duration
Course contact details
- Course Enquiries
- 0151 231 5090