Taught course

Sports Coaching and Performance

Institution
University of South Wales · Faculty of Life Sciences and Education
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

Our sports coaching masters offers an advanced insight into how psychology, physiology, strength and conditioning and movement analysis impact on performance.

It has been designed for those working within sport and coaching, or recent graduates with coaching experience.

Work-based learning is an important part of this sports coaching course, with students taking a 140-hour placement with one of our many industry partners.

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. High profile alumni include Jevon Groves, Elite Men’s Rugby Sevens coach for the Hong Kong Sports Institute, and James French, opposition analyst at Liverpool FC.

Information for international students

The course welcomes international applicants and requires an English level of IELTS 6.0 with a minimum of 5.5 in each component or equivalent.

Fees and funding

UK students
£9000
International students
£14300

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MSc
    part time
    24 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
    full time
    12 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

Name
Enquiries and Admissions
Email
enquiries@southwales.ac.uk
Phone
03455 76 77 78