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Masters degrees in Sport Coaching equip students to work alongside professional and amateur athletes and sportspeople in a wide range of circumstances. They offer a working knowledge of sport science, along with associated management and leadership skills.
Most of these courses are MSc programmes. Many have a practical element, in addition to academic training. Shorter Postgraduate Diploma and Certificate courses are also available. Note that some courses may require existing qualifications or experience.
Postgraduate training in this subject can be ideal for graduates wishing to qualify for coaching roles, or for professionals seeking additional training and development.
Employment opportunities are varied. Your course may equip you with the skills necessary to work with top sporting teams and associations, but equally rewarding opportunities exist with schools, community leisure centres and public health initiatives.
Sports Coaches can also work in other roles, including private practice as a personal trainer, or management positions within the leisure industry. Some courses may provide a pathway into more advanced research at PhD level.
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This programme provides an inclusive, current and versatile curriculum of study which reflects the needs of the football industry for postgraduate students, with options to study either full or part time. Read more
The course is aimed at students who have undertaken a sports science, sports coaching or related undergraduate degree and who wish to continue their studies and progress to working within elite athletics. Read more
Strength and Conditioning is a popular area within sport science, predominantly from within the discipline of physiology, often requiring knowledge of inter-disciplinary applied sport science and coaching. Read more
This flexible Masters course is designed to offer medical doctors , physiotherapists and sport therapists a unique and practitioner-led education in the field of sport and exercise medicine (SEM). Read more
This unique masters, which is largely delivered online, has been designed to develop research-informed sport coaches. The combination of online and face-to-face learning means you can learn when and where you want and also benefit from personal interaction with LJMU’s world class coaching staff. Read more
Sport and exercise are more sophisticated than ever before. From its impact on our bodies to its impact on our communities, our understanding of the subject is growing every day. Read more
If you’re passionate about sport coaching and want to have an impact on future generations, the knowledge understanding you’ll develop on our MSc Sport Coaching course will prepare you for a rewarding career. Read more
If you are an experienced coach working with children or adults and want to develop your expertise, or a performance coach working with talent, this course enables you to further develop and apply your knowledge, skills and competencies in your sport coaching environment. Read more
The first course of its kind in Scotland, this innovative online Masters gives experienced coaches the chance to improve their coaching skills through cutting-edge best practice and research. Read more
Do you want to further your knowledge of sport science and athletic development? Solent’s sport science and performance coaching master’s degree has been designed in partnership with industry experts to help equip students with skills, experience and knowledge precisely tailored to industry requirements. Read more
Our sports coaching masters offers an advanced insight into how psychology, physiology, strength and conditioning and movement analysis impact on performance. Read more
This programme engages coaches and teachers in the process of applying theory to their practice and aims to develop reflective practitioners with the ability to effectively manage pedagogic problems. Read more