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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 2024

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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 coahing 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.

Peter Åström talks about the course.

Application and eligibility

Applied Sports Coaching, 7.5 credits

Det finns inga tidigare terminer för kursen Autumn Term 2024 Det finns inga senare terminer för kursen


2 October 2024


3 December 2024

Study location




Type of studies

Mixed, 50%, Distance

Number of mandatory meetings

No mandatory meetings.

Number of other 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

General entry requirements Entry requirements


Results-National university aptitude test-Academic credits

Application code



Application deadline was 15 April 2024. Please note: This second application round is intended only for EU/EEA/Swiss citizens. Submit a late application at Universityadmissions.se.

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

SEK 900

Tuition fee, first instalment

SEK 26,163

Total fee

SEK 26,163

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