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Sport Leadership & Professional Development MRes

University of Central Lancashire

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  • Qualification

    MRes - Master of Research

  • Location

    Preston Campus

  • Study mode

    Blended learning

  • Start date


  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary

Our Master of Research (MRes) in Sport Leadership and Professional Development is aimed at current and aspiring sports industry professionals who are responsible for leading people and projects.

This programme is also available to study as an online distance learning course, giving you a flexible route to study your degree.

This programme will deepen your understanding of the role of sport leadership in contemporary sports environments and enable you to develop as a reflective practitioner. As a leader of people or projects, you and your work-related practice will take centre stage throughout this degree.

We’ll 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 and work-based evaluation, we’ll give you the skills and confidence to analyse sport and education related practices, equipping you with the knowledge and skills you need to enjoy a successful career in contemporary sports environments.

Why study with us

  • You’ll be taught by staff who have extensive experience of working in leadership positions in the sports industry.
  • An opportunity to network with other sports leaders via our Postgraduate Centre for Sports Industry Professionals.
  • The opportunity to self-reflect and develop yourself professionally and personally.

Future careers

This course will aid the short to long term development of the new and experienced sports professional or sports educator. It will also give you the knowledge and skills you need to progress to doctoral study. Students can also exit with PGCert and PGDip awards.

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University information

University of Central Lancashire

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

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