University of South Wales - Graduate Programs

MSc Sports Coaching and Performance

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Program Information

School:University of South Wales - Graduate Programs
Degree:Master
Field of Study:Health and Physical Education, General
Description:The MSc Sports Coaching and Performance has been designed for those working within sport and the coaching industry, or have studied at undergraduate level and gained coaching experience. This postgraduate degree will provide you with an advanced knowledge base that will give you the best possible opportunity for pursuing your career goals within sport and the coaching industry.

The MSc Sports Coaching and Performance course offers an insight into how psychology, physiology, strength and conditioning, and movement analysis impact on performance and will give you an interactive approach to performance coaching so you can apply theory to your practice. The integration of theory and practice will enhance and develop your ability to reflect on current coaching practice, plan appropriate training programmes and critically analyse existing approaches to performance coaching. You will also develop comprehensive knowledge of the key issues that support the high performance sports coaching environment.
URL:MSc Sports Coaching and Performance at University of South Wales - Graduate Programs
Length:1 Year(s)

Admission Requirements

Test Scores:
  • International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration) [min. 6.5]

Equivalent international qualifications are acceptable and if English is not your first language you must have a certificate in English Language Proficiency (e.g. IELTS at least 6.5).

Additional Admission Requirements:
    Normally entrance to the course requires an Honours degree classification (at least a 2:2) in a relevant subject although relevant experience can also be taken into account. This course is most suitable for those who hold a formal UKCC coaching qualification, preferably at Level 3, or those who have suitable coaching experience. Alternatively those working within a coaching environment such as, a NGB coach, Academy coach, High performance coach, Sports development officer, strength and conditioning coach or sport science support will be considered. A satisfactory Disclosure Barring Service (DBS) check is required.

    * We make every attempt to provide accurate information on prerequisites, programs, and tuition. However, this information is subject to change without notice and we highly recommend that you contact the school to confirm important information before applying.

    Modified on March 16, 2017

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