The Master of Studies (MSt) in Coaching has been designed to address a gap in the market for experienced coach practitioners who wish to deepen their knowledge and understanding of evidence-based psychological models of coaching praxis, with academic modules in neuroscience, practical philosophy, systems theory and emerging trends in research – suitable for coaching in a range of contexts. The programme is aimed at coach practitioners who have at least 3 years’ demonstrable coaching experience in their chosen domain.
Expected academic standard Applicants are expected to have achieved at least a 2.i honours degree from a UK University or an equivalent standard from an overseas institution. Applicants with international qualifications can check the equivalence guidelines for your country: International Qualifications check There is provision to accept non-standard applicants who do not satisfy the standard academic criterion. Such applicants must produce evidence of relevant and equivalent experience and their suitability for the course. Expected coaching standard In addition to the academic requirement, applicants need to (a) hold a coaching qualification at FHEQ 4 or above; and (b) have at least three years of practical coaching experience. Prospective students must provide a transcript of their coaching qualification and suitable evidence of coaching experience. Language requirement The language requirement for speakers of English as an additional language is below. For guidance, you may wish to consult the Postgraduate Admission's language calculator for an estimate of your language requirement. IELTS Academic: Overall score of 7.5 (a minimum of 7.0 in each individual component) TOEFL Internet: Overall score of 110 (a minimum of 25 in each individual component) CAE: Grade A or B (with at least 193 in each individual element) plus a Language Centre assessment CPE: Grade A, B, or C (with at least 200 in each individual element) Visa information Students registered on a part-time Master of Studies (MSt) will be able to attend the short teaching sessions with a visitor status in the UK. Entry to the UK as a visitor has a number of expectations and restrictions which you should consider carefully. Further information is provided on the International Students website and prospective students are advised to read this in full. Students attending sessions taking place at intervals across the year with a visitor status are expected not to remain in the UK for extended periods. The majority of study must be undertaken outside the UK and generally students will be required to leave the UK at the end of each session and return for the next. As a visitor on a course of more than 6 months, it is not possible to make the UK your main study location or residence, or make frequent or successive visits to stay in the UK for extended periods.
Fees and funding
|Northern Ireland||£17000||Year 1|
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