Liverpool John Moores University

Liverpool John Moores University

Sport Coaching

This LJMU Sport Coaching Masters enables coaches to analyse and critically reflect on their personal coaching practice, providing the skills to coach at elite level. - Study at LJMU, a University accredited to work with governing bodies of sport to deliver a UKCC Level 4 coaching programme - Enjoy a combination of online blended and on-campus learning with guest lectures from industry specialists - Enhance your practice through analysis and critical reflection - Benefit from an industry-guided curriculum featuring practice-relevant content Unique in the North West, this course enables coaches to study for a Masters qualification and provides the skills to coach at elite level. UKCC Level 4 accreditation ensures high performance and high performing coaches are fully qualified with a recognised qualification. The curriculum is informed by the internationally recognised research of the teaching staff whose wide range of interests complement their personal and professional experiences in sport coaching. Our staff have not only conducted research in sports coaching but can also share their own experiences from working in elite/participation sport.

Entry requirements

MSc: You will need: 2:1 honours degree in a related area (2:2 honours degree considered where applicants can demonstrate extensive experience) at least three years' coaching experience Additional information: RPL is accepted on this programme IELTS 6.5 (minimum 5.5 in each component) Pearson 58-64 (minimum 51 in each component for UKVI purposes) If you have any specific queries, please contact marshadmissions@ljmu.ac.uk Please note: All international qualifications are subject to a qualification equivalency check via NARIC. View country specific entry requirements: www.ljmu.ac.uk/study/courses/international-entry-requirements Contact LJMU's International Admissions Team (internationaladmissions@ljmu.ac.uk) for guidance on visa information. Further information is also available from our international web pages: www.ljmu.ac.uk/international

Course modules

Your programme is made up of a number of core modules which are part of the course framework. Some programmes also have optional modules that can be selected to enhance your learning in certain areas and many feature a dissertation, extended report or research project to demonstrate your advanced learning. Core Modules Sport Coaching Pedagogy and Practice (20 credits) Professional Case Study (20 credits) Advanced Training Programme (20 credits) Psychology for Sport Coaching (20 credits) Independent Study (60 credits) Research Methods (20 credits)

Assessment methods

To cater for the wide-ranging content of our courses and the varied learning preferences of our students, we offer a range of assessment methods on each programme. Assessment techniques vary from module to module to reflect relevant assessment approaches and the key learning points of each topic. The programme will be assessed using essays, oral presentations, poster presentations, a viva voce, a scoping literature review and, of course, the dissertation.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2019 6,900 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 Years
MSc Full-time September 2019 14,450 per Year 1 (International) 1 Years
MSc Full-time September 2019 6,900 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 Years
MSc Full-time September 2019 6,900 per Year 1 (England) 1 Years
MSc Full-time September 2019 6,900 per Year 1 (EU) 1 Years
MSc Full-time September 2019 6,900 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 Years
MSc Part-time September 2019 38 per Credit (Wales) 2 Years
MSc Part-time September 2019 38 per Credit (England) 2 Years
MSc Part-time September 2019 38 per Credit (Scotland) 2 Years
MSc Part-time September 2019 38 per Credit (EU) 2 Years
MSc Part-time September 2019 38 per Credit (Northern Ireland) 2 Years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Liverpool John Moores University L2 2QP North West

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Key information

Contact: 
Faculty of Education, Health and Community (Education)
Telephone number: 
01512315340