Coaching and Mentoring Practice at Oxford Brookes University - UCAS

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Course summary

Expand your theoretical knowledge and develop the skills and approaches needed to grow as a professional coach or mentor with our MA in Coaching and Mentoring Practice. The course is delivered by our world-class International Centre for Coaching and Mentoring Studies. which promotes cutting-edge research and teaching. You will:

  • integrate your work and life experiences with the theoretical concepts underpinning coaching and mentoring
  • expand your knowledge of theories.
With the support of a unique blend of tutor input and individual coach-supervisor support, you will apply your knowledge to a variety of working contexts. You could be new to coaching and mentoring or an established coach or mentor. This course is aimed at:
  • internal or external coaches
  • consultants
  • mentor co-ordinators
  • coaching psychologists
  • counsellors
  • managers
  • human resources development staff
  • leadership professionals from the voluntary, public and private sectors.
t's not always necessary to have a degree if you can show you have an appropriate level of experience.

Assessment method

All assessment is based on a variety of coursework assignments and a dissertation - there are no exams. This part-time course consists of seven modules of study. This amounts to 180 credits studied over a two-year period. You will study three stages:

  • the postgraduate certificate stage which consists of three 20-credit modules
  • the postgraduate diploma stage has three further 20-credit modules
  • the master's dissertation has a full 60 credits.
You can choose to finish your studies at the end of the postgraduate certificate or postgraduate diploma stage and graduate with that award.

How to apply

International applicants

English Language Requirements: IELTS minimum level 6.5 overall with at least 6.0 in the reading and writing components, and 5.5 in listening and speaking

Entry requirements

A minimum of a second class honours degree (2:2) in any academic discipline, or equivalent overseas degree from a recognised institution or equivalent professional or other qualification, and at least two year’s relevant professional experience. However, If you do not have a degree, in some cases your experience and other educational activities may equip you to be able to succeed in study at this level. We will consider you application and you may be invited for interview in order to discuss your needs. If you have already gained a coaching or mentoring qualification at an appropriate level, you may be given exemption from the Practice Fundamentals module. There is guidance for students bringing in credit from other programmes and you can discuss your application with the Programme Lead. Entry will also be subject to two satisfactory references.

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £13600 Whole course
Northern Ireland £13600 Whole course
Scotland £13600 Whole course
Wales £13600 Whole course
Channel Islands £13600 Whole course

Additional fee information

Please note tuition fees may increase in subsequent years both for new and continuing students.
Coaching and Mentoring Practice at Oxford Brookes University - UCAS