• Application Deadline
  • 36 months
This (Hons) Sport - Coaching and Development course from Manchester Metropolitan University will challenge your perceptions, ideas and understanding of sport coaching and development. You’ll journey into the world of sport, grasping the key theories around the subject and developing the practical skills to put them into action.
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This (Hons) Sport - Coaching and Development course from Manchester Metropolitan University  has been designed to build your knowledge in a broad range of areas, from coaching practice and techniques, to sport history, sociology and development. Study at Manchester Met and you’ll develop an in-depth understanding of the sport landscape, exploring current issues and evaluating the relevant policies. We'll help you to gain a good understanding of sport-based interventions, while equipping you with the practical skills to be a coach and educator. You will also have the opportunity to spend an extra year expanding your horizons, working on a placement in industry.

Being based in Manchester means we can offer access to exceptional teaching, training and research facilities, together with fantastic links to local clubs, national governing bodies and globally renowned teams. And, with a highly-qualified, research active team behind you, and a wide range of teaching environments, you’ll have everything you need to lay the foundations for your future career. 


Coaching careers exist within academic institutions such as schools and colleges, as well as in community sports clubs and facilities. There will also be opportunities within health and fitness providers such as gyms, leisure centres and local-government owned sports departments. A degree in Sports Coaching may also lead to a career with national governing bodies of sport, commercial companies and professional sports clubs, both nationally and internationally.

Graduates from this course could find employment in a variety of areas, such as international sports coaching, managing coaching programmes, developing coaching strategies, match analysis, personal training or even finding success as an entrepreneur after starting their own sports and leisure companies. Many students will progress to masters level study.

Detailed Programme Facts

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • My Career
  • Sport Science and Coaching Practice
  • Examining Sport Development
  • Understanding Sport
  • Methods of Enquiry
  • Working in Sport and Physical Activity

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:


    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120.

  • Minimum required score:


    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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General Requirements

  • A Level: 104 points from 2 to 3 A Levels (Grades BCC-BBC) or acceptable alternatives eg BTEC Extended Certificate, BTEC National Diploma, BTEC National Extended Diploma at Level 3 (Grades DMM).
Specific GCSE requirements
  • GCSE grade C or grade 4 in English Language and Mathematics.  Level 2 Functional Skills English and Mathematics also accepted.
Non Tariffed Qualifications
  • Pass Access to HE Diploma in a relevant subject with a minimum 106 UCAS tariff points
International Baccalaureate points
  • 26 IB Pts

Tuition Fee

  • International

    14500 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 14500 GBP per year and a duration of 36 months.
  • EU/EEA

    9250 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 9250 GBP per year and a duration of 36 months.
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Living costs for Manchester

  • 645 - 1200 GBP/month
    Living Costs

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