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Learning Works joins forces with renowned UK university to offer an Master’s programme in Sport coaching

By 26/08/2021April 4th, 2022No Comments

Learning Works has joined forces with Liverpool John Moores University to start offering an MSc in International Sport Coaching as from this September. Through this partnership, a number of international specialists in the field of sport coaching will be delivering online sessions as well as holding practical face-to-face sessions in Malta enabling established and upcoming coaches in different sport disciplines to access the latest insights in sport coaching. Participants in this programmme will learn with a cohort of high-performing coaches and network with the University’s staff, alumni and contacts across the world of sport.

Participants may continue working as coaches in their own context, alongside studying the course. They will also be able to take part in a placement in their own context or with one of the University’s sporting partners. The programme includes personalised assignments so you can apply knowledge to your own coaching practice on topics including sport psychology, pedagogy, training programmes and talent development.

Commenting on this programme Dr Bernice Sant, Learning Works’ international programmes coordinator herself an alumna of Liverpool John Moores University described it as a “golden opportunity for aspiring and established coaches looking to develop their practice and take it to a higher level. “

An information event for those interested in joining this programme will be held on Tuesday 27th July at 4pm (Malta time). Those interested may register to this event through the following link: http://www.ljmu.ac.uk/study/postgraduate-students/postgraduate-events scroll down to the event ‘MSc International Sport Coaching. For further information and guidance one may also send an email to Dr Sant at bsant@learningworks.edu.mt

This Masters programme is one of a number of sport-related accredited programmes currently on offer by Learning Works. Other programmes at MQF Levels 4 and 5 focus on sport psychology, nutrition and management.

Learning Works is also currently involved in preparations for the opening of an independent sport school – The Mediterranean College of Sport – in Birkirkara. In the coming months the College will also be launching a recruitment campaign for qualified and experienced professionals in various sports disciplines. “The Mediterranean College of Sport is assembling a team of professionals and specialists who are able to help unlock and develop the individual potential and brilliance of the student-athletes attending the school both academically as well as in their individual sport discipline” stressed Charlo Bonnici, CEO of Learning Works.

 

The Mediterranean College of Sport is set to be one of the most pioneering educational and sporting facilities in the Maltese islands, aiming to develop future athletes of international calibre. The co-educational college is set to open its doors to students in September 2024 and will be housed adjacent to St Aloysius College in Birkirkara. For further information please send an email to cbonnici@mcs.edu.mt .