Taught course

Sport Coaching

York St John University · Faculty of Health and Life Sciences

Entry requirements

A minimum of a 2:1 bachelor’s degree with honours in a sport and/or science related discipline OR significant prior experience/learning in a relevant context. For example: performance in sport at a professional or elite level; prolonged and extensive experience of working in sport; advanced vocational qualifications relevant to the programme; or accreditation with a relevant professional body.

Months of entry


Course content

This is an advanced programme that considers the scientific dimensions of sport coaching. Integration of technology is a key aspect of the programme and will be used to support the development of research and practice in coaching and coach education. The teaching team have significant applied expertise in the subject and have developed innovative, technology enhanced approaches to learning and teaching in coaching. There will also be the opportunity to undertake relevant vocational qualifications and work placement while on the programme. This will be tailored to your needs through working with a tutor and be aligned with the SportCoach UK Level 4 competencies.

Information for international students

Applicants whose first language is not English should have IELTS at grade 6.5 or above (with no individual skill below 5.5) or an equivalent YSJ approved English Language qualification.

Fees and funding

UK students
International students

Qualification and course duration


full time
12 months

Course contact details

Damian Harper
01904 876438