Cardiff Metropolitan University

Cardiff Metropolitan University

Sport Coaching

‚ÄčThe Doctorate in Sport Coaching aims to equip practitioners and related scholars with an appreciation of the symbiotic and synergetic relationship between theory and practice. As opposed to a distinct research focus characteristic of a traditional PhD, the amended emphasis of the DSC lies in practice as both the recipient and generator of research. The DSC arises from a demand for high-level, leading-edge knowledge and skills training, coupled with increasing the use and exploitation of coaching research in practice. It offers a unique opportunity for professional and career development, focusing on applied and experiential learning within a community of practice.

Entry requirements

The Doctorate in Sport Coaching aims to equip practitioners and related scholars with an appreciation of the symbiotic and synergetic relationship between theory and practice. As opposed to a distinct research focus characteristic of a traditional PhD, the amended emphasis of the DSC lies in practice as both the recipient and generator of research. The DSC arises from a demand for high-level, leading-edge knowledge and skills training, coupled with increasing the use and exploitation of coaching research in practice. It offers a unique opportunity for professional and career development, focusing on applied and experiential learning within a community of practice.

Course modules

The modules will be taught through a combination of lectures, interactive seminars, directed study and practice, and individual tutorials appropriate to the learning outcomes of the module in question and the general programme of study.

Student learning is supported through the use of our Virtual Learning Environment (Moodle) that provides learning resources over and above that found in the learning centre (library). All learners are supported with access to a personal tutor who is also the Programme Director of the course.

Assessment methods

The modules will be assessed by a combination of written assignments, presentations, portfolios of evidence and oral vivas. Preparation and support for assessments will be provided through classroom-based sessions, individual tutorials, formative assessment opportunities and library support.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
Professional doctorate Full-time September 2017 GBP 5,100 per Year 1 (Wales) 3 years
Professional doctorate Full-time September 2017 GBP 5,100 per Year 1 (EU) 3 years
Professional doctorate Full-time September 2017 GBP 5,100 per Year 1 (England) 3 years
Professional doctorate Full-time September 2017 GBP 12,500 per Year 1 (International) 3 years
Professional doctorate Full-time September 2017 GBP 5,100 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 3 years
Professional doctorate Full-time September 2017 GBP 5,100 per Year 1 (Scotland) 3 years
Professional doctorate Part-time September 2017 GBP 560 per Module (EU) 6 years
Professional doctorate Part-time September 2017 GBP 560 per Module (England) 6 years
Professional doctorate Part-time September 2017 GBP 560 per Module (Northern Ireland) 6 years
Professional doctorate Part-time September 2017 GBP 560 per Module (Scotland) 6 years
Professional doctorate Part-time September 2017 GBP 560 per Module (Wales) 6 years

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