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Sport Leadership and Professional Development MRes / PGDip / PGCert

University of Central Lancashire

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  • Qualification

    MRes - Master of Research

  • Location

    Preston Campus

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP

  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary

The Master of Research degree in Sport Leadership and Professional Development is a course aimed at current and aspiring sport and education professionals that are leading people and/or projects. Alongside gaining a unique qualification you will develop your critical thinking skills so that you are best placed to evaluate the work that you lead.

As a leader of people or projects you and your work-related practice will take centre stage throughout the duration of your master’s degree. Experienced staff members will guide your development and encourage you to think about the effectiveness of your practice and how to develop strategies to ensure that you and your organisation achieve your ambitions.

With a focus on strategic sport leadership, the reflective sport leader and leading research/ work based evaluation, the course aims to provide you with the confidence to analyse sport and education related practices and to equip you with further knowledge and skills for a successful career in contemporary sports environments.

Assessments are to be tailored to the individual sports leader and their workplace; they will include written work and presentations.

Opportunities

This course will aid the short to long term development of the new and experienced sports professional or sports educator. It will also give people the knowledge and skills to progress to doctoral level study and is ideally placed to aid your progression in this field. You will also gain PGCert and PGDip awards in this course.

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

£ 13,700per 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 Central Lancashire

  • University League Table

    70th

  • Campus address

    University of Central Lancashire, Preston, Lancashire, PR1 2HE, England

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    52nd out of 84 2

  • Entry standards

    / Max 203
    121 61%

    56th

    14
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    68 68%

    47th

    1
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.22 84%

    27th

    28

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