Sport Coaching and Development at Manchester Metropolitan University - UCAS

Course summary

This course will challenge your perceptions, ideas and understanding of sport coaching and development. You’ll journey into the world of sport, exploring the key theories around the subject and developing the practical skills to put them into action. Our sport coaching and development programme has been designed to build your knowledge in a broad range of areas, from coaching practice and techniques, to sport history, sociology and sport development. Study at Manchester Met and you’ll be supported throughout your degree by an experienced team of academics, with access to subject experts and practitioners who work within the coaching and sport development sectors. You’ll learn in world-class facilities, including Platt Lane Sports Complex and our new £26m Institute of Sport building. With our extensive network of national and regional sports organisations, you will also have the opportunity to learn in an applied setting through securing work placements within and outside the UK, helping to lay the foundations for your future career. FEATURES AND BENEFITS

  • Manchester Metropolitan University Institute of Sport harnesses our expertise across the world of sport from our new £26m state-of-the-art building.
  • We are also investing heavily in our existing sites at the John Dalton building, Platt Lane Sports Complex and Sugden Sports Centre.
  • This course is shaped by our research activities, ensuring that what you learn is informed and inspired by the latest developments in the field.
  • Take advantage of the opportunity to gain nationally recognised coaching qualifications.
  • You can opt to spend your third year getting a taste of professional life in a sport or health-related organisation with the four-year placement route.

How to apply

You can no longer submit a new application for courses starting in 2023.

If you already have a 2023 application and are in Clearing, you can add this course as a Clearing choice – contact the university or college first to check they have places.

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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

GCSE Grade C/4 or above in English Language or Pass in Level 2 Functional Skills English and GCSE grad C/4 or above in Mathematics or Pass in Level 2 Functional Skills Mathematics.

Additional entry requirements


A satisfactory enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) certificate is required for all students. This will be completed through the University prior to enrolment.

Fees and funding

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Tuition fee status depends on a number of criteria and varies according to where in the UK you will study. For further guidance on the criteria for home or overseas tuition fees, please refer to the UKCISA website .

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Sport Coaching and Development at Manchester Metropolitan University - UCAS