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Sports Coaching MSc, MSc

University of Worcester, the United Kingdom

University of Worcester

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The award How you will study Study duration Course start Domestic course fees International course fees
MScFull-time1 yearSeptemberGBP 4770 per yearGBP 11180 per year

About Sports Coaching MSc, MSc - at University of Worcester

This course enables current practitioners to develop their conceptual and theoretical understanding in the field of Sports Coaching Science.

Practical skills in a range of scientific disciplines will be further developed in order to enhance the coaching process. The course requires students to critically reflect upon contemporary principles and practices in sports coaching.

There is an emphasis on students becoming effective and reflective practitioners. A significant proportion of the programme is vocationally focused and student driven. The Professional Placement will enable you to demonstrate your professional sports coaching competencies through continuing professional development activities, and the Dissertation provides opportunities to negotiate a suitable project that meets the intended learning outcomes of the module in your area of sports coaching interest.

The course is supported by excellent facilities, including the Institute's Motion & Performance Centre, the University's McClelland Health & Wellbeing Centre and The Hive (library and history facilities), enabling study of elite sport through to health and exercise. Other facilities include two indoor sports centres, floodlit 3G astro, floodlit synthetic pitch, exercise physiology suite (BASES accredited), further sports science laboratories, gymnasia and dance studio.

Entry requirements

Students will normally have a 2:1 classification in a sport related degree. Students who hold a sport-related degree classification of either 2:2 (or below), or, a non-sport related degree will be considered on a case by case basis and may be required to submit a portfolio of evidence to demonstrate coaching experience.If English is not your first language, you will be expected to have reached a sufficient standard on admission to the course (e.g. IELTS 6.5, with a minimum of 6.0 in each element).Admissions procedures All applicants will be interviewed. Due to the nature of the programme, all students must complete a criminal records bureau enhanced disclosure check prior to the start of the course.Mature Students UW values diversity in its student body and applications from mature students are very welcome. Students with few or no formal qualifications should contact the Registry Admissions Office (01905 855111) or the Course Leader (01905 855270) with details of their age, any work undertaken, including caring or organised voluntary work, and any other relevant experience.Accreditation of Prior Learning Candidates with an acceptable academic background and/or relevant work experience may apply for Accreditation of prior learning (APL) and experience (APEL). It is advisable for candidates to discuss this with the Course Leader initially. The programmes follow the UW Policy for Accreditation of Prior Learning (2007).Please contact the Registry Admissions Office for further information or guidance on 01905 855111.

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