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.
Continually engaging with contemporary and future issues within sport, including ethical problem-solving and interdisciplinary working, you'll critically consider your long-term career goals and plan for your future.
You'll use a range of advanced skills and techniques throughout all of your modules, including communication through different media, practical inquiry, planning and time-management to create and analyse real-world data.
You'll also have the unique opportunity to either conduct a specialised research project, or combine your studies with an applied work based project in the field of sport coaching, taking advantage of your and our industry connections to increase your skills while you study.
You could enter a career in broad multidiscipline area of professional sports 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.
Throughout the course, we’ll use a range of assessment methods to help you judge your progress. These include written reports, essays, proposals, reflective accounts, a patchwork portfolio of seminar tasks, audits and presentations.
The Faculty of Science & Engineering is one of the largest of the four faculties at Anglia Ruskin University. Whether you choose to study with us full-time or part-time, on campus or at a distance, there’s an option whatever your level – from a foundation degree, BSc, MSc, PhD or professional doctorate.
Whichever course you pick, you’ll gain the theory and practical skills needed to progress with confidence. Join us and you could find yourself learning in the very latest laboratories or on field trips or work placements with well-known and respected companies. You may even have the opportunity to study abroad.
Everything we do in the faculty has a singular purpose: to provide a world-class environment to create, share and advance knowledge in science, technology and engineering fields. This is key to all of our futures.
UK and EU students can take out a tuition fee loan, which you won’t need to start repaying until after your graduate. Or alternatively, there's the option to pay your fees upfront.
You can pay your tuition fees upfront, in full or in two instalments. We will also ask you for a deposit of £4,000 or a sponsorship letter. Details will be in your offer letter.Paying your fees
We offer a fantastic range of ARU scholarships, which provide extra financial support while you’re at university. Some of these cover all or part of your tuition fees.
It’s important to decide how to fund your course before applying. Use our finance guide for postgraduate students to learn more about postgraduate loans and other funding options.
We offer a fantastic range of ARU scholarships, which provide extra financial support while you're at university. Find out more about eligibility and how to apply.
We offer a number of scholarships, as well as an early payment discount. Explore your options:
Students may want to access conferences or CPD opportunities which may be highlighted by the course. These will be an additional cost (approx. £400).
Our published entry requirements are a guide only and our decision will be based on your overall suitability for the course as well as whether you meet the minimum entry requirements. Other equivalent qualifications may be accepted for entry to this course, please email firstname.lastname@example.org for further information.
When applying you’ll need to select a research topic from one of our areas of research expertise. To find out more about the areas we can supervise for your research project download our MSc Sport Coaching research areas PDF below.
The selection of a research topic as part of the application process is important. We encourage you to contact the academic associated with the topic area directly before submitting your application, for more information and to confirm they will be able to support you.
Full-time, part-time postgraduate (12 months, 28 months)
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