Manchester Metropolitan University

Exercise and Sport (Coaching Studies)

**Important information: Future of the Cheshire campus Manchester Metropolitan University has confirmed that it will be closing its Cheshire campus in the summer of 2019. We are still pleased to receive applications for one year full time postgraduate exercise and sport science courses and research degrees, starting in 2018 on the Cheshire campus. Courses will only be delivered on campus until summer 2019, after this date teaching and research supervision will take place in Manchester. Our students and staff will be supported during this period to ensure that the impact on your studies is minimal. If you are interested in studying a postgraduate taught course or research degree in exercise and sport science from September 2019 onwards, information will be published on our website as soon as it is available.** Intellectually challenging and discipline-focussed, this programme prepares you for a career within your chosen sub-discipline of exercise and sport at an advanced level. This masters degree is underpinned by research and practitioner expertise, an interdisciplinary perspective in encouraged. Opportunities for interaction across biomechanics, physiology and psychology, coaching studies, sport development and sports injury are included. The course is flexible: major and minor in chosen subjects for your desired combination e.g. MA Exercise and Sport (Coaching Studies with Psychology). Visit our website for the latest information on this course:

Entry requirements

MA: You should normally hold a good UK honours degree (or international equivalent) typically a first or upper second classification in a related area or in an area of study accompanied by significant professional or personal experience. Applicants with a 2:2 will be called for interview. Those with sector-based expertise, but without traditional qualifications, are actively encouraged to apply.

Course modules

Modules to include: Core Units: Contemporary issues and policy in coaching and its management; historical and cultural foundation of coaching; issues in coaching pedagogy; professional skills; qualitative and quantitative research methods; research methods and design; research project; supporting coaches and their continuous professional development; the coach as educator.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MA Full-time September 2018 13,050 per Year 1 (Channel Islands) 1 Years
MA Full-time September 2018 13,050 per Year 1 (International) 1 Years
MA Full-time September 2018 7,560 per Year 1 (Home/EU) 1 Years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
MMU Cheshire (Crewe) CW1 5DU North West

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