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Course summary

Course information Sports Coaching places you at the forefront of coaching practice. Apply your skills and experience to real world contexts across the UK and abroad. Our programme supports the strategic objectives outlined in the UK Coaching Framework. This framework is our challenge and it enables us to produce postgraduates with a high degree of knowledge and understanding to innovate in their own practice. You’ll apply new skills in real world contexts across professional and amateur sport. You’ll gain knowledge of leadership, communication, pedagogy, allied sport sciences and relevant management principles, all whilst working in an environment relevant to your developmental needs. Whys study with us

  • We have extensive links with employers in the UK and abroad, including the USA and China, and we can arrange overseas study.
  • Learn about life in the sports industry through guest lectures - representatives from Bolton Wanderers Football Club and Wigan Warriors Rugby League Club are just some of our speakers.
  • The course team have a wealth of experience both within academia and in the sports industry and you’ll be taught by academics who are actively researching and publishing.


Entry requirements

Students require a good honours degree (or equivalent) in which a major part of their studies has incorporated aspects of sports coaching or related disciplines (e.g. sport science). Other graduates who can demonstrate a commitment to the study of sport or who have significant experience in the sport industry will also be considered for entry. Students where English is not the first language need to demonstrate their ability in the English language through obtaining an IELTS score of 6.0 or above or equivalent. Applications from individuals with non-standard qualifications, relevant work or life experience and who can demonstrate the ability to cope with and benefit from degree-level studies are welcome.


Fees and funding

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Sports Coaching at University of Central Lancashire - UCAS