University of Central Lancashire

University of Central Lancashire

Elite Coaching Practice

This successful partnership has seen this postgraduate diploma course recognised as the 1st endorsed level 4 UK Coaching Certificate; if students hold responsibility or interest in developing and improving your team's performance, as either a coach or manager, the elite coaching practice course is for them; progression route onto UCLan's new doctorate programme, Professional Doctorate in elite performance (D.Prof.EP), can be discussed upon successful completion of this course; alternatively students can top up onto the MA in sports coaching.

Entry requirements

Applicants require an undergraduate degree; working towards /completed a UKCC level 3 is advantageous; applicants where English is not the 1st language need to demonstrate their ability in the English language through obtaining an IELTS score of 6.0 or above or equivalent.

Course modules

Core modules: Issues in performer development; coaching practice; planning for development; coaching analysis; work based learning.

Assessment methods


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
PgDip Mixed mode September 2016 - 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Preston Campus Preston PR1 2HE North West

Key information

Course Enquiries
Telephone number: 
01772 892400