University of Birmingham

University of Birmingham

Sport Coaching

This programme seeks to develop high quality coaches in a research active environment. The distinctiveness and knowledge that students will gain from this programme will place them in a position to inform the future direction of sport at all levels and to impact upon participation and performance by challenging current practices.

Entry requirements

Students should be qualified coaches with an award recognised by their national governing body, normally at level 2 of the UKCC or its equivalent. Applicants are expected to regularly coach a minimum of 3 hours per week whilst on the programme. The University also encourages applications from coaches who do not have prior experience of higher education as well as those with 1st degrees.

Course modules

Research methodology in sport, exercise and rehabilitation; professional practice in sport; player and participant development; professional case study; dissertation (after successful transfer to MSc).

Assessment methods

Dissertation.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Part-time GBP 3,825 per Year 1 (EU) 3 years
MSc Part-time GBP 3,825 per Year 1 (England) 3 years
MSc Part-time GBP 7,425 per Year 1 (International) 3 years
MSc Part-time GBP 3,825 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 3 years
MSc Part-time GBP 3,825 per Year 1 (Scotland) 3 years
MSc Part-time GBP 3,825 per Year 1 (Wales) 3 years
PgDip Distance learning GBP 3,825 per Year 1 (Wales) 2 years
PgDip Distance learning GBP 3,825 per Year 1 (EU) 2 years
PgDip Distance learning GBP 3,825 per Year 1 (England) 2 years
PgDip Distance learning GBP 3,825 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 2 years
PgDip Distance learning GBP 3,825 per Year 1 (Scotland) 2 years

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Contact: 
Postgraduate Enquiry Service
Telephone number: 
0121 414 5005