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Applied Sports Coaching

  • Number of credits 7.5 Credits
  • Level Bachelor's level
  • Study form Web-based (online)
  • Starting Autumn Term 2018

Admitted to the course

Here you will find everything you need to know before the course starts.

About the course

Education is a scientific discipline where knowledge is created about the processes through which the human being is formed and about the changes in social, cultural and historical circumstances in which these processes are embedded. The pedagogical field deals with, for example, different aspects of upbringing, education, learning, teaching and other processes. In sport pedagogy these processes are studied within a sport framework. Questions, for example, can be raised regarding how and why certain values, knowledge and skill arise, how and why they are maintained, and how they vary within and between generations, groups and individuals.

The teaching- and coaching process are problematised within sports. Theoretical knowledge about different leadership styles, coaching philosophies and other factors affecting individual and group performances will be taken into practice and analyzed within the sports practice.

All teaching activities will be carried out with support of information and communication technology. No oncampus activities.

Annika Johansson about the course

Application and eligibility

Applied Sports Coaching, 7.5 hp

Det finns inga tidigare terminer för kursen Autumn Term 2018 Det finns inga senare terminer för kursen


Lectures begin on week starting 1 October 2018


Lectures end during the week of 3 December 2018

Study location




Type of studies

Mixed, 50%, Distance

Number of mandatory meetings

No mandatory meetings.

Number of on campus meetings

No on campus meetings.

Outline for distance course

The course will be facilitated through a net based platform where lectures, seminars, tutorials and coaching exercises will be carried out by support from information and communication technology. In order to apply certain key elements of coaching the student is required to have access to a team or group of athletes.

Required Knowledge

Basic eligibility. Exception from demands on Swedish will be granted if the course is given in English.


Results-National university aptitude test-Academic credits

Application code



Application deadline was 16 April 2018. The application period is closed.

Application and Tuition fees

As a citizen of a country outside the European Union (EU), the European Economic Area (EEA) or Switzerland, you are required to pay application and tuition fees for studies at Umeå University.

Application fee


Tuition fee, first instalment


Total fee


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Course is given by
Department of Education
Contact persons for the course are:
Camilla Jonsson, study advisor