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MScSports Coaching

University of Worcester
United Kingdom, Worcester
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This course enables current practitioners to develop their conceptual and theoretical understanding in the field of Sports Coaching Science.

Practical skills in a range of scientific disciplines will be further developed in order to enhance the coaching process. The course requires students to critically reflect upon contemporary principles and practices in sports coaching.

There is an emphasis on students becoming effective and reflective practitioners. A significant proportion of the programme is vocationally focused and student driven. The Professional Placement will enable you to demonstrate your professional sports coaching competencies through continuing professional development activities, and the Dissertation provides opportunities to negotiate a suitable project that meets the intended learning outcomes of the module in your area of sports coaching interest.

The course is supported by excellent facilities, including the Institute’s Motion & Performance Centre, the University’s McClelland Health & Wellbeing Centre and The Hive (library and history facilities), enabling study of elite sport through to health and exercise. Other facilities include two indoor sports centres, floodlit 3G astro, floodlit synthetic pitch, exercise physiology suite (BASES accredited), further sports science laboratories, gymnasia and dance studio.

Career opportunities

An MSc in Sports Coaching will provide students with opportunities in many areas of sport and/or careers that are useful not only in coaching, but in other areas of employment as well. This degree is useful for a wide range of occupations, such as:

Professional Sports Coach
Fitness instructor
Physical Education teacher
Sports Coach
Strength and Conditioning coach
Coach Development Officer
Sport Development Officer
Sports Coaching Lecturer
Recreation officer
Self-employed coaching consultant
Performance Analyst

Apply now! Fall semester 2020/21
This intake is not applicable

We are currently NOT ACCEPTING applications from NON-EU countries, except Georgia and Serbia.

Studies commence
Sep 20, 2020

Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States