Coaching as Learning
This CPD sport module considers pedagogy in the coaching process to help you implement effective coaching practice.
A minimum of a second-class Honours degree (2:1 preferred) or equivalent in a relevant subject. You must also have five years' appropriate work experience in coaching, and evidence of successful completion of sport-specific coaching qualifications is expected.
English language requirements
If English is not your first language you must have one of the following qualifications as evidence of your English language skills:
- IELTS Academic or UKVI 6.0 with a minimum of 5.5 in each sub-skill.
- Pearson Test of English (Academic) 60 overall with a minimum of 59 in each sub-skill.
- IBT TOEFL 78 overall with a minimum of 17 in listening, 18 in reading, 20 in speaking and 17 in writing.
See our information on English language requirements for more details on the language tests we accept and options to waive these requirements.
The objectives of the module are to:
- investigate and appraise a range of underlying pedagogical theories informing coaching practice;
- critically apply relevant pedagogical theory to develop an innovative coaching practice;
- apply a pedagogical analysis to a range of coaching contexts;
- evaluate the place of pedagogy in personal practice.
Delivery and assessment
The module is delivered entirely online through pre-recorded presentations, learning materials, asynchronous discussion and tutorials.
Assessment will be an analysis to identify learning principles in coaching practice. A pedagogical analysis of the coach’s role.
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