Cardiff Metropolitan University

Cardiff Metropolitan University

Sport Coaching

This programme engages students in the process of applying theory to their practice and develops reflective practitioners with the ability to effectively manage coaching problems; it offers opportunities for professional and career development and focuses on applied and experiential learning within a community of practice.

Entry requirements

An Honours degree 2.1 or above in a related discipline, together with appropriate experience; non-graduates whose lack of formal qualifications is compensated for by their age and relevant coaching experience will also be considered.

Course modules

Modules include: developing coaching practice; research methods for sport studies; sports coaching: theory and practice; managing coaching problems; dissertation project. Option modules chosen from: working with elite performers; paediatric exercise science and health; physiology of sports performance; theoretical and experimental sport biomechanics; sport psychology: theory to practice; independent study; organisational strategy; sporting bodies and social identity.

Assessment methods

Assessment is based on 5,000 word assignments or equivalent. Presentations are also assessed in some of the core and optional modules.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time £ 4,500 per Academic year (home fees) 1 years
MSc Full-time £ 11,500 per Academic year (overseas fees) 1 years
PgDip Full-time - 1 years
PgCert Full-time - 1 years
MSc Part-time £ 500 per Credit module (home fees) 5 years
PgDip Part-time £ 440 per Credit module (home fees) 5 years
PgCert Part-time £ 440 per Credit module (home fees) 5 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Cyncoed Campus Cardiff CF23 6XD Wales

Key information

Student Recruitment Team
Telephone number: 
029 2041 6044