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Sports Coaching and Performance, MSc

University of South Wales, the United Kingdom

University of South Wales

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The award How you will study Study duration Course start Domestic course fees International course fees
MScFull-time, Part-time1 - 2 yearSeptemberGBP 9000 per yearGBP 14300 per year

About Sports Coaching and Performance, MSc - at University of South Wales

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.

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.

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.

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