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DSPC Sport Performance and Coaching

University of Essex

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  • Qualification

    Doctoral Programme

  • Location

    Colchester Campus

  • Study mode

    Part time

  • Start date

    OCT

  • Duration

    5 years

Course summary

A Professional Doctorate is a specialist qualification that is appropriate if you are in, or are aspiring to, a senior professional appointment in practice, education or management in sports performance and coaching. It demonstrates your ability to perform at the level of 'expert' within your area of specialism.

The aim of the course is to provide a unified approach to theory and practice within a professional context, so your learning is structured to allow you to develop your skills both in the workplace and within the university environment.

Depending on your individual circumstances, your study can be undertaken over the course of between 4 and 7 years. During this time, you will prepare two portfolios which chronical your development of expert practice in your workplace. In tandem, you also study taught modules at the University of Essex which provide you with the expertise in qualitative, statistical and other research methods required for researching sports performance and coaching.

Tuition fees

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(international fees)

£ 8,950per year

Tuition fees shown are for indicative purposes and may vary. Please check with the institution for most up to date details.

University information

University of Essex

  • University League Table

    41st

  • Campus address

    University of Essex, Wivenhoe Park, Colchester, Essex, CO4 3SQ, England

The careers team offer dedicated international careers advice and support throughout studies and after graduation.
Central London is easily accessible from all of the university's campuses.
The University of Essex has a student body that represents over 140 nationalities and supports over 30 different cultural societies.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    12th out of 84

  • Entry standards

    / Max 203
    122 61%

    51st

    3
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    87 87%

    1st

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.12 82%

    42nd

    30

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