The MA Leadership in Sport course provides a focus on leadership development to aid current and future leaders in the sports industry.
The Masters has some football specific modules that will appeal to UK International Soccer Coaches and for an additional fee Coaches have the option to complete their UEFA B License while completing the Masters. Students earn money while on a placement in the USA, plus are provided with free accommodation and transportation within The USA!
The MA course is based in the USA with lectures, seminars and tutorials delivered on site and via on-line material.
The MA Leadership in Sport will be of particular interest to those who are already working in the sports industry or those who aspire to lead or manage within the sector.
* Sport Business Principles
* Leading People in Sport
* Research Project
* Effective Coaching
* Pedagogy in Football*
* Curriculum Design and Contemporary Approaches to Player Development*
* The High-Performance Environment
* Enterprise and Innovation in Sport
* Strategic Leadership in Sport
* Professional Word Based Development
Potential of the UEFA B License as a bolt on additional qualification*
(*all subject to validation)
The need for relevant further education for sports professionals continues to increase given the highly competitive nature of the sport industry with hundreds applying for a handful of jobs. Current professionals and new applicants are therefore keen to gain a competitive edge over others for promotion, with postgraduate qualifications providing one such advantage.
As part of the course students will be required to attend residential teaching weeks at the University of South Wales.
Cost & Grants
Full-Time UK & EU Students
The cost of the course over 2 years is £9000.
Full-Time International Students
The cost of the course for international (non UK & EU) students is £13,000 for 2 years.
Note: There is a part-time option. For more details please speak with our recruitment team.
You will be eligible to apply for student finance to support your tuition fees and living costs if required. If you’re starting a Master’s course you can apply for a Postgraduate Loan of up to:
£13,000 is available to Welsh-domiciled students
£10,609 is available to English-domiciled students (providing you meet the residency criteria)
You will need at least a 2:2 Bachelors degree.
Those candidates who have 5 years' experience of working in a sport development or management role may also be considered.