University of Stirling

University of Stirling

Sports Coaching

This course is for experienced coaches who wish to extend their capacity by engaging in learning experiences which promote analysis and critical reflection of their coaching practice.

Entry requirements

A minimum of a 2nd Class Honours degree (2.1 preferred) or equivalent. Applicants without these formal qualifications but with significant appropriate/relevant work/life experience are encouraged to apply. Applicants must have a minimum of 3 years� experience in planning, implementing, analysing and revising annual coaching programmes and be able to demonstrate their responsibility for preparation, delivery and review of coaching sessions. Successful applicants are expected to be actively engaged in coaching during their studies on the MSc Sports Coaching.

Course modules

Dissertation; planning the coaching process; research methods for sport; professional practice and development; coaching concepts; the coaching process; coaching as learning.

Assessment methods

Assessment is based on a dissertation.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time £ 4,750 per Academic year (home fees) 9 months
MSc Full-time £ 12,900 per Academic year (overseas fees) 9 months
MSc Part-time £ 4,750 per Academic year (home fees) 24 months
MSc Part-time £ 12,900 per Academic year (overseas fees) 24 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Stirling Campus Stirling FK9 4LA Scotland

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