University of South Wales
Sports Coaching and Performance
•Normally entrance to the course requires an Honours degree classification (at least a 2:2) in a relevant subject although relevant experience can also be taken into account.
•This course is most suitable for those who hold a formal UKCC coaching qualification, preferably at Level 3, or those who have suitable coaching experience.
•Alternatively those working within a coaching environment such as, a NGB coach, Academy coach, High performance coach, Sports development officer, strength and conditioning coach or sport science support will be considered.
•Equivalent international qualifications are acceptable and if English is not your first language you must have a certificate in English Language Proficiency (e.g. IELTS at least 6.5).
•A satisfactory Disclosure Barring Service (DBS) check is required.
Modules include: Effective coaching; growth and development of the young athlete; strength and conditioning; developing expertise in sport; sport psychology; physical education and school sport; leading and managing people; research methods in coaching; research project.
You will be assessed via a range of methods to ensure that you develop a number of different skills. Assessment methods include:
•Writing essays, reports and reflective blogs.
•Producing leaflets and posters.
•Examinations (multiple choice and essay style).
•Practical sports coaching and leadership assessments..
•Work-based learning assessments and assessments.
|Qualification||Study mode||Start month||Fee||Course duration|
|MSc||Full-time||September 2017||-||1 years|
|MSc||Part-time||September 2017||-||2 years|
|Campus name||Town||Postcode||Region||Main campus||Campus||Partner|
|Glyntaff Campus||Pontypridd||CF37 4BD||Wales|
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