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The University of Queensland (UQ)

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Master of Sports Coaching

  • Masters (Coursework)

Develop the knowledge and leadership skills expected in the world of high performance sports coaching. Advance your career and master your craft as an innovative, well-informed sports coach.

Key details

Degree Type
Masters (Coursework)
Duration
1.5 years full-time
Course Code
5446
Intake Months
Feb, Jul
International Fees
$34,736 per year / $52,104 total

About this course

Benefit from a program designed by elite coaches, expert academics and world leading researchers in this unique and engaging program, offering the latest and most innovative theory and practice in sports coaching.

This 24 unit coursework program is designed for current or aspiring sports coaches with a Graduate Certificate in Sports Coaching from UQ or an approved degree in the same discipline.

During the program, you'll engage in learning experiences that promote and encourage extensive analysis and critical reflection on your current coaching practices and contexts. You'll also develop expertise and knowledge in examining and enhancing both athletic and coaching performance across bio-physical (e.g. recovery, program management, rate limiters) and socio-cultural (e.g. quality coaching practices, emotional regulation, and cultures of excellence) domains.

Part of your program will be dedicated to writing a thesis on an original research topic related to sports coaching. You'll have the freedom to investigate areas of specific significance to your coaching practice.

In addition, you'll be free to focus on areas of specific significance to your previous, current or future coaching career.

Study locations

External

What you will learn

  • Join the longest running online sports coaching program in Australia, educating coaches world-wide for 20 years.
  • Enjoy the convenience of flexible, online study and benefit from work-based learning and online collaboration with your peers, program staff and coaches.
  • Gain an internationally recognised qualification through a program designed by elite coaches, expert academics, and world-leading researchers.
  • Develop your coaching practice through practical, work-based learning approaches that can be tailored to your individual circumstances.

Career pathways

Postgraduate study can take you anywhere. Here are some of the careers you could be on your way to:

  • Coach educator
  • Coaching director
  • Head coach
  • Assistant coach
  • High performance coach
  • Performance director
  • Sports development manager