Taught course

Personal Development in Sport

University of South Wales · Faculty of Life Sciences and Education

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Entry requirements

Entrance to the course normally requires an Honours degree classification of at least a 2:2 in a relevant subject/or extensive experience considered by the Course Leader.

Months of entry


Course content

Our course will provide an innovative curriculum which covers aspects of elite performers (athletes / players / coaches / support staff, etc.) transitions, career development and communication skills for elite sports people pre and post career. An increased emphasis in today’s elite sport environment is the required support that athletes / players / coaches / support staff need in relation to personal and career development, that compliments other performance services received.

Those in the industry require an understanding of the impact personal development can have on enhancing performance and preparing individuals for life during participation and subsequent discontinuation from the sport.

The integration of theory and practice is delivered by experts in the field of Personal Development in Sport, the course offers access to rarely-shared knowledge, and will enhance your employability and professional development.

Information for international students

We also welcome international applications with equivalent qualifications who are looking for strength and conditioning courses UK. Please visit the country specific pages on our international website for exact details.

In general, international applicants will need to have achieved an overall IELTS grade of 6.5 with a minimum score of 5.5 in each component.

However, if you have previously studied through the medium of English IELTS might not be required, but please visit the country specific page on our international website for exact details. If your country is not featured please contact us.

Fees and funding

UK students
International students

For information on the funding options available for this course please visit our Student Money Pages.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • PGCert
    part time
    24 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

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