Taught course

Sport Coaching and Development

Institution
University of Chester · Warrington School of Management
Qualifications
MA

Entry requirements

The normal entry requirement for students is the possession of a second-class Honours degree in any discipline, or equivalent as a minimum. Consideration will be given to applicants without a second-class Honours degree who have suitable work experience in an industry appropriate to the course.

Applicants whose first language is not English must provide evidence of proficiency to IELTS 6.5 with no less than 5.5 in each band or equivalent.

Months of entry

October

Course content

Excellent sporting practitioners can enhance the quality of the experience gained by performers and help participants achieve their potential in sport (Sport England, 2016). Our Master’s course is designed to provide advanced education and training opportunities for coaches and practitioners working with athletes and participants in a variety of sport and physical activity settings.

Why Study Sport Coaching and Development with us?

You will benefit from research-informed and research-led learning and teaching practices. We will strongly encourage you to contribute to seminars, conferences, and other research sharing opportunities in order to develop your own academic skills and practices.

All our academic teaching staff are experienced professionals with well-established contemporary industry links in their area of expertise. Further to this, the Department has also developed strong relationships with a range of professional sporting bodies, including the Chartered Institute for the Management of Sport and Physical Activity (CIMSPA), various county sport partnerships, Warrington Wolves RLFC, and a number of professional football clubs.

How will I be taught?

This course is taught at Warrington Campus by the Department of Sport and Community Engagement and Warrington School of Management. Teaching will take the form of lectures and seminars, practical sessions and external speakers or visits.

Fees and funding

Please see our website.

The University may increase these fees at the start of each subsequent year of your course in line with inflation at that time, as measured by the Retail Price Index. These fee levels and increases are subject to any necessary government, and other regulatory, approvals.

Qualification and course duration

MA

part time
24 months
full time
12 months

Course contact details

Name
Postgraduate Admissions
Email
postgrad@chester.ac.uk
Phone
01244511000