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UCLanSport offers Master's programmes in:

MSc Sports Business Management

The MSc in Sports Business Management will develop and enhance the knowledge and skills of its students to provide them with the potential to make a significant contribution to this exciting industry. The growing size and complexity of the industry means that there is a need for high quality, effective managers with the knowledge and capabilities to continue to drive the industry forward.

MA Sports Coaching

The MA Sports Coaching programme has been developed to support the strategic objectives outlined in the UK Coaching Framework. Sports Coach UK have provided the strategy for the UK to be considered the number one coaching system in the World by 2016. This course supports this, developing your knowledge and understanding of leadership, communication, allied sport sciences and relevant management principle so that you can challenge and innovate your own coaching practice. You will also be afforded the opportunity to work in an environment relevant to their developmental needs.

MA Sport, Policy and Community Development

Community sport development is one of the most vibrant and expanding areas of the sport and leisure industry. This course will develop your understanding of community development through sport in both a UK and international context. Focus is given to developing a critical awareness of the role of sport in delivering key social policy agendas. You will be encouraged to analyse the use of sport in this context and consider innovative approaches when using sport as a community development vehicle. This course is open to graduates in a sport disciple but is also suitable graduates from non-sport disciplines or existing professionals in the field of sport and leisure industry wishing to enhance or change direction in their career.

MSc Sports Marketing and Business Management

The MSc Sports Business Management is designed to enable students to make a significant contribution to the dynamic and complex global sports industry. The course will develop and enhance students' business management knowledge and skills in areas such as marketing, HRM, finance and enterprise, strategy and economics. The course equips students to pursue a career in sport within a management role. Similarly, with its theoretical base deriving from mainstream business management theory, successful students also have the ability to take up graduate level positions in business and management across a range of industrial sectors.

MA Physical Education and School Sport

The MA in Physical Education and Sport Studies will develop and enhance the knowledge and skills of its students to provide them with the potential to make a significant contribution to the sport and education industries. The ever changing and complex nature of this area means that there is a need for high quality, effective managers and leaders with the knowledge and capabilities to drive evolving education and community initiatives.

Sports Management and Sports Coaching degrees are also available at undergraduate level.

Our academic staff have an excellent research profile, allied to considerable experience of working within the sport and exercise industry. The knowledge and experiences gained are used within the curriculum to ensure that learning is stimulating, creative, challenging and highly relevant.

PG Dip Elite Coaching Practice

The Postgraduate Diploma in Elite Coaching Practice (PG Dip in EP) is a unique opportunity for those with an undergraduate degree to get involved with coaching and work alongside professionals from three national governing bodies (England Hockey, English Table Tennis, Rugby League). The PG Dip in EP focuses on talent development and covers 4 single credit modules and 1 double credit module.

Progression onto the MA Sports Coaching or the Professional Doctorate in Elite Practice can be discussed after successful completion of this course.

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UCLan is one of the top providers of sports education in the UK and in the North West in particular, backed by our excellent indoor and outdoor sports and laboratory facilities.

We work with industry partners such as Sport England, British Cycling and Preston North End and our partnership with a rugby Super League team, makes us the "Official University of Wigan Warriors RLFC".


Want to be training alongside the best, not watching from the sidelines?

UCLan's excellent indoor and outdoor sports facilities are some of the best in the UK, enabling students to undertake practical sessions as part of their studies, using latest resources and equipment to underpin the academic curriculum.