MSc Sport coaching

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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.

You’ll work on interdisciplinary solutions and enhance your employability power with skills relevant across participation and performance sport settings.

Our flexible MSc in Sport Coaching features current knowledge at the forefront of sport coaching research and practice, allowing you to develop your own area of interest and focus your learning to become a specialist on your chosen theme.

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Industry-standard equipment

In our sport and exercise science laboratories you can use:

  • 3D motion capture suite
  • high speed treadmills, an array of cycle and rowing ergometers
  • metabolic carts for the assessment of cardiorespiratory responses
  • force plates
  • hydrostatic weighing tank for assessing body composition
  • full haematology suite
  • GPS systems for field work
  • eye-tracking glasses
  • a wide range of sports science software packages.

Outstanding student support

Join our postgraduate student community and:

  • benefit from award-winning learning facilities, including extensive library and IT resources
  • learn from expert staff who will guide your research interests and career development
  • receive full support from our Employability Service, while you're studying with us and after you graduate
  • access support, should you need it, with study skills, health and wellbeing, and more.


You could enter a career in broad multidisciplinary areas of professional sport coaching. Depending on the focus of your research or work placement you could take up a range of applied roles with Sporting National Governing Bodies (NGBs) at performance or participation level. With our MSc in Sport Coaching course you’re in the perfect position to develop a number of postgraduate transferable skills valued by employers from different industries.

Additionally, you could continue your academic career with our Sport and Exercise Sciences PhD or Professional Doctorates. Take advantage of our Alumni Scholarship and save £400 on your fees.

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