The MSc in International Sport Coaching is an MQF Level 7 Master’s programme being offered by Learning Works in partnership with Liverpool John Moores University. This 180 credit postgraduate course (UK National Qualifications Framework (NQF)) is ideal for aspiring and established coaches looking to develop their skills and practices.
Learning Works is a Further and Higher Education Institution that offers a range of courses, including those focused on sports and the sports industry. Learning Works will also be responsible for the academic programme at the. The Mediterranean College of Sport will open its doors to prospective students in 2024 and will be the first independent sport school in Malta.
The MSc in International Sport Coaching was developed by the sport experts at Liverpool John Moores University. An institution that is acclaimed as one of the top ten universities in the world in sport-related courses. The collaboration between the two educational institutions will offer target candidates with the opportunity to excel in their professional sport coaching careers.
Through the postgraduate programme, enrolled students will be better equipped with the skills to further their careers as Physical Educators, Assistant Coaches, Coaches, Head Coaches, Directors of Coaching, Coach Educators, Coach Developers, Policy Makers as well as Researchers and Lecturers of Coaching.
This full-time (1 year) or part-time (2 years) Masters will be following a blended teaching approach, where online lessons with guest lecturers and face-to-face lessons with University lecturers in Malta are held. Through seminars, workshops, discussions, taught theory and practice, this Level 7 programme equips successful students with the confidence and know-how to develop their skills in coaching. Work placements with sport-related organisations are also part of the MSc’s curriculum. For this reason Learning Works and Liverpool John Moores University collaborate with sport entitites such as Sport Malta,the Malta Football Association and the Malta Olympic Committee to secure placements for students
Here’s what Edward Caruana Dingli, one of Learning Works’ students enrolled in the MSc International Sport Coaching had to say about his experience:
For more information on the MSc International Sport Coaching read more here. Contact Learning Works to learn more about the Malta Sports Scholarship Scheme, the Tertiary Education Scholarship Scheme and the Get Qualified Scheme.
You can visit Liverpool John Moores University website for additional details:
Have a look at this short video clip capturing the essence of the Malta teaching sessions delivered by LJMU staff and held one week each semester in November and February.