Postgraduate PG Dip

Sport Coaching

Use your passion for coaching to plan and evaluate long-term programmes as you compare and contrast theories from a range of disciplines.

Sport Coaching

Course Overview

  • Institution code


    L27
  • Main location


    Headingley Campus Beckett Park
  • Attendance


    Full-Time
  • Duration


    12 Months
  • Start date


    13 Sep 2021

As governments look to promote the benefits of lifelong physical activity and sports bodies and clubs strive to ensure talented athletes fulfil their potential, the demand for highly qualified coaches has never been greater. 

Informed by expert coaches, this course will increase your skills and expertise and enhance your career as a professional sports coach.

As part of your course you’ll:

  • Plan, deliver and evaluate long-term coaching programmes that consider and prioritise the developmental needs of participants
  • Draw on insights from contemporary practice and research to add depth to your existing knowledge and skills
  • Direct your learning towards your own practice and career goals through option modules

With an established Research Centre for Sport Coaching, you'll be taught by top class coach experts who produce world renowned research on the topical issues of sports coaching.

As well as working with course staff with excellent research and industry experience, you’ll have the opportunity to meet internationally renowned guest speakers, giving you a wider view on the industry.

You’ll graduate with new insights about what coaching strategies work for you and your participants and why.

Why study Sport Coaching at Leeds Beckett University

  1. Course taught by top class coach experts who produce world renowned research on the topical issues of sports coaching
  2. Direct your learning towards your own practice and career goals, with a range of module options to choose from
  3. Meet internationally renowned guest speakers, giving you a wider view on the industry, and the direction it's heading
  4. 91.2% of students from Carnegie School of Sport courses in work or further study 15 months after graduating*
  5. 90% of students from Carnegie School of Sport courses were satisfied with their course**
  6. Study in the university’s new £45m state-of-the-art Carnegie School of Sport building

*Graduate Outcomes 2020
**National Student Survey 2020

MSc Sport Coaching Graduate Profile - Chris Welburn

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