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What will I learn?

Course overview

Excellent sporting practitioners can enhance the quality of the experience gained by performers and help participants achieve their potential in sport (Sport England, 2016). Our Master’s course is designed to provide advanced education and training opportunities for coaches and practitioners working with athletes and participants in a variety of sport and physical activity settings.

Why study this course with us?

You will benefit from research-informed and research-led learning and teaching practices. We will strongly encourage you to contribute to seminars, conferences, and other research sharing opportunities to develop your own academic skills and practices.

All our academic teaching staff are experienced professionals with well-established contemporary industry links in their area of expertise. Further to this, the Department has also developed strong relationships with a range of professional sporting bodies, including the Chartered Institute for the Management of Sport and Physical Activity (CIMSPA), various county sport partnerships, Warrington Wolves RLFC, and several professional football clubs.

Assessment

You will have access to contemporary practical IT suites, as well as a range of dedicated facilities - including a sports hall, floodlit full-sized multi-purpose AstroTurf pitch, a fully equipped fitness facility, and two on-site sports fields.

Careers and Employability

Student Futures aims to deliver a service which is inclusive, impartial, welcoming, informed and tailored to your personal goals and aspirations, to enable you to develop as an individual and contribute to the business and community in which you will live and work.

Which department am I in?

Sport and Exercise Sciences

Study options

Full Time (1 year)

Tuition fees
£13,450.00 (US$ 14,574) per year
This is a fixed fee

*Price shown is for indicative purposes, please check with institution

Start date

October 2022

Venue

Parkgate Road Campus

Parkgate Road,

Chester,

Cheshire,

CH1 4BJ, England

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Students must have Bachelor's Degree from a recognised institution with 2.8 or above. IELTS. 6.5 (Min 5.5 in each sub-skill).

For international students

The normal entry requirement for students is the possession of a second-class honours degree in any discipline, or equivalent as a minimum. Consideration will be given to applicants without a second-class honours degree who have suitable work experience in an industry appropriate to the course. Applicants whose first language is not English must provide evidence of proficiency to IELTS 6.5 with no less than 5.5 in each band or equivalent, TOEFL iBT overall score 88 minimum sub skill: Listening 17, Reading 18, Speaking 20, and Writing 17.

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.

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