University of Worcester

University of Worcester

European Basketball Coaching Science

This course provides students with an opportunity to combine studies with elite sports activities, and enables current practitioners to develop their conceptual and theoretical understanding in the field of basketball coaching science; it is of interest to coaches, senior players, coach educators and students throughout Europe who have an interest in developing the game and players.

Entry requirements

A good 1st degree in a coaching related degree; students who hold a lower coaching-related degree classification, a non-coaching related degree is considered on a case by case basis and may be required to submit a portfolio of evidence to demonstrate coaching experience. A critical understanding of the game and coaching process is a basic requirement of admission.

Course modules

Modules: European basketball coaching concepts; European basketball coaching pedagogy; scientific concepts of basketball coaching; current issues in basketball research; dissertation; professional practice; research methods.

Assessment methods

A wide variety of assessment methods are used including: written assignments, data handling assignments, case study, oral presentation and defence, integrative curriculum project, portfolio, business plan, group presentation and advanced independent study.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 590 per Credit (Scotland) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 590 per Credit (Wales) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 590 per Credit (EU) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 590 per Credit (England) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 1,310 per Credit (International) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 590 per Credit (Northern Ireland) 2 years
PgCert Part-time September 2016 GBP 590 per Credit (EU) 1 years
PgCert Part-time September 2016 GBP 590 per Credit (England) 1 years
PgCert Part-time September 2016 GBP 1,310 per Credit (International) 1 years
PgCert Part-time September 2016 GBP 590 per Credit (Northern Ireland) 1 years
PgCert Part-time September 2016 GBP 590 per Credit (Scotland) 1 years
PgCert Part-time September 2016 GBP 590 per Credit (Wales) 1 years
PgDip Part-time September 2016 GBP 590 per Credit (EU) 2 years
PgDip Part-time September 2016 GBP 590 per Credit (England) 2 years
PgDip Part-time September 2016 GBP 1,310 per Credit (International) 2 years
PgDip Part-time September 2016 GBP 590 per Credit (Northern Ireland) 2 years
PgDip Part-time September 2016 GBP 590 per Credit (Scotland) 2 years
PgDip Part-time September 2016 GBP 590 per Credit (Wales) 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Riverside Centre Worcester WR2 5JN West Midlands

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Key information

Contact: 
Postgraduate Admissions
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01905 855111