Taught Doctorate in Sport Coaching - DSC

Cardiff Metropolitan University

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Course OverviewThe Doctorate in Sport Coaching aims to equip practitioners and related scholars with an appreciation of the symbiotic and synergetic relationship between theory and practice. As opposed to a distinct research focus characteristic of a traditional PhD, the amended emphasis of the DSC lies in practice as both the recipient and generator of research. The DSC arises from a demand for high-level, leading-edge knowledge and skills training, coupled with increasing the use and ... READ MORE

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Full time | Cyncoed Campus | 3 years | SEP

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97th / 131
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63rd

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3 years

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The criteria for (i): Applicants will be expected to hold a first class or 2:1 BSc/BA (Hons) in an appropriate sports related degree. Furthermore, it will be expected that applicants would have achieved a minimum grade of 60% in their final year undergraduate research project. In exceptional circumstances, candidates with considerable relevant (coaching) experience who do not hold an undergraduate degree will also be considered for entry. Each applicant will be required to attend an interview in relation to their suitability. The criteria for (ii) are as follows: An MSc/MA degree in a sport related area appropriate to the pathway (e.g., Sports Coaching, Sports Pedagogy). A minimum of a Merit is required and a Distinction is preferred; A post-graduate degree in an alternative discipline area acceptable to the programme leader. A minimum of a Merit is required and a Distinction is preferred; Candidates with exceptional and extensive work experience and/or related qualifications in coaching and/or coach education will also be considered for entry; Current postgraduate students who wish to forego the dissertation component of their MSc in order to progress directly to the Doctorate in Sport Coaching.

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04 Apr 21

Sport Coaching BSc (Hons)

I wouldn’t be the person I am today if it wasn’t for Cardiff Met. Giving me a chance as a student with only GCSEs and...
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22 Feb 19

So far my experience has been positive and enjoyable. The class I am with are all friendly and get on very well. All...

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Cardiff Metropolitan University

Cyncoed Road Cyncoed Cardiff
CF23 6XD United Kingdom Nearest train station: Heath High Level  0.6 miles away

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