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Sports Coaching, MSc

Staffordshire University, the United Kingdom

Staffordshire University

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About Sports Coaching, MSc - at Staffordshire University

Investigate the challenges and opportunities that the contemporary sports coach faces in working with their athletes to help produce optimum performance and outcomes.

This is a course where you will benefit from exploring a curriculum that is focused on effective coaching practice at both a strategic and operational level. This includes detailed coverage of reflective practice, skilled performance under pressure and the study of effective group dynamics and leadership. A recurring approach used within this course is the application of theoretical learning to real-life coaching situations.

As the first course of its kind in the UK to be delivered fully online, you will benefit from Staffordshire University

Entry requirements

Normally an Undergraduate Honours degree (grade 2:2 or higher) from a UK University in a related subject area such as sports coaching, sports development, physical education, sports science or sports studies and possess (or be working towards) at least a UK level 2 coaching qualification or equivalent, alongside evidence of a sustained commitment to coaching practice.

Candidates with appropriate degrees (or equivalent) in other subjects will also be considered if they have significant relevant employment experience in sports coaching or a demonstrable interest in (or commitment to) areas related to sports coaching as evidenced by possession of (or working towards) a UK level 3 coaching qualification or equivalent.

You must be able to demonstrate a good standard of English. A minimum score of IELTS 7.0 (with a minimum of 6.5 in all bands) or an equivalent qualification.

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