Taught course

Professional Practice in Sports Coaching

University of Gloucestershire · Faculty of Sport, Health and Social Care

Entry requirements

You will need at least a 2.1 honours degree in a sport-related subject. Those with a non-sport degree or without a 2.1 honours degree will be considered on an individual basis you are a practising coach. EU and international students need IELTS 6.5 overall (no less than 6.0 in writing and 5.5 in any other band) or equivalent

Months of entry


Course content

Build on your existing experience to refine your coaching style and deepen your knowledge of sports coaching theory. In a collaborative learning environment, you will be supported by teaching staff with excellent professional experience and industry links.

Coaching is key to driving participation in sport and achieving success. On this course you will build upon your own coaching experience to develop and refine your practice within an inspiring collaborative learning environment. As a student you will engage with a range of contemporary issues and cuttingedge practices in such areas as mentoring, talent identification and sports psychology.

Qualification and course duration


full time
4 months
part time
8 months


full time
8 months
part time
20 months


full time
12 months
part time
24 months

Course contact details

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03330 141414