Creating Engaging Practice

Key facts

  • Module codeSPSP068
  • Start date 24 Jan 2022
  • Application deadline31 Dec 2021
  • Duration11 weeks
  • Credit value SCQF 10
  • SCQF level Level 11
  • Fees Home: £367 Overseas: £528
  • Study mode Online


This module provides students with a practical understanding of key principles of practice design to facilitate skill and performance development through the provision of engaging sessions.

Entrance requirements

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.


By the end of the module students will have had the opportunity to:

  • Use appropriate research, theory, and reflection to critically evaluate practice design and strategies and develop personal coaching practice.
  • Devise innovative coaching practice through critical evaluation and application of relevant theory, research and literature.

Delivery and assessment

The module is delivered entirely online through pre-recorded presentations, learning materials, asynchronous discussion and tutorials.

Module coordinator

Stephen Macdonald


Typically, individuals who apply for a Sport Performance Coaching CPD module will already be employed in significant sport or coaching related roles. Practitioners engaging with the module will better understand themselves, their coaching practice and wider coaching context. This will enhance their ability to fulfil high performing coaching or coach development roles in their sport.

Engaging with the modules has helped coaches across the world boost their skills and advance their careers. By studying with liked-minded individuals, they are also able to grow their network of professional connections.

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