Taught course

Applied Coaching Science (MSc)

Oxford Brookes University · Department of Sport and Health Sciences

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Entry requirements

To successfully complete this programme, applicants are expected to have significant and relevant industry experience in coaching or a related field. In addition, it is essential that applicants are currently engaged in a coaching (or related) role (at voluntary, full-time or part-time levels). Furthermore, it is desirable, although not essential for applicants to hold a first or upper second-class honours degree of a Higher Education Institution.
Please also see the University's general entry requirements.

Months of entry


Course content

The Applied Coaching Science (MSc) degree at Oxford Brookes is a coach development programme driven by and provided for the development of your coaching practice. The course has been designed in consultation with leading organisations in the sector and aims to develop professionals equipped with the knowledge and skills to deliver at the cutting edge of coaching science.

To support the need for high level professional development we have provided a flexible approach to your studies, designed to fit around your current coaching commitments:
  • Part-time only, to allow sufficient time and space to successfully complete studies alongside professional roles.
  • Blended delivery, which merges online content with face-to-face blocks (2.5 days), this flexibility is to ensure we fit around your professional role(s).
  • Professional experience entry requirement (a degree is not compulsory).
  • Diverse assessment modes, allowing submission through a range of mediums.
  • A staff team of active researchers and high-level practitioners.

Information for international students

English language requirements

For applicants whose first language is not English, an Academic IELTS score of 6.5 (with 6.5 in Reading and Writing, and 6.0 in Listening and Speaking) is required.
Please also see the University's standard English language requirements.
International applications

Applicants whose main language is not English must meet the University’s English language requirements and where applicable the Faculty or Department’s requirements.

Fees and funding

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Financial support and scholarships

For general sources of financial support, see our Fees and funding pages.
Additional costs
Please be aware that some courses will involve some additional costs that are not covered by your fees. Specific additional costs for this course, if any, are detailed below.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MSc
    part time
    24 months
    • Distance learningis available for this qualification

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