Taught course

Sports Coaching and Performance

Institution
University of South Wales · University of South Wales
Qualifications
MSc

Entry requirements

  • Normally entrance to the course requires an Honours degree classification (at least a 2:2) in a relevant subject although relevant experience can also be taken into account.
  • This course is most suitable for those who hold a formal UKCC coaching qualification, preferably at Level 3, or those who have suitable coaching experience.
  • Alternatively those working within a coaching environment such as, a NGB coach, Academy coach, High performance coach, Sports development officer, strength and conditioning coach or sport science support will be considered.
  • An enhanced Disclosure Barring Service (DBS) check is required.

Months of entry

September

Course content

Sport has the power to inspire people and change lives. But to inspire the next generation, we need the right people leading and coaching sport. The MSc in Sports Coaching and Performance has been designed for those working within sport and the coaching industry, or have studied at undergraduate level and gained coaching experience.

This postgraduate degree will provide you with an advanced knowledge base that will give you the best possible opportunity for pursuing your career goals within sport and the coaching industry. The MSc Sports Coaching and Performance course offers an insight into how psychology; physiology; strength and conditioning, and movement analysis impact on performance. The integration of theory and practice will enhance and develop your ability to reflect on current coaching practice, plan appropriate training programmes and critically analyse existing approaches to performance coaching. You will also develop comprehensive knowledge of the key issues that support the high performance sports coaching environment.

Qualification and course duration

MSc

full time
12 months
part time
24 months

Course contact details

Name
Enquiries and Admissions
Email
enquiries@southwales.ac.uk