University of East London

University of East London

Career Coaching

This course offers students the chance to develop practical skills supported by a strong theoretical basis that equip them with the skills to provide an effective and credible career coaching service to clients; the course is offered with flexible study options, much of the teaching is accessible online, with the distance learning elements supplemented by intensive skills schools aiming to give students practical skills and a strong network of peers; teaching is delivered by renowned academics from both coaching and career disciplines, and supported by practitioners with recent experience of career coaching themselves; the course allows students to develop: practical skills in career coaching interviews; a theoretical understanding of the prevalent coaching and career theories such as motivational interviewing, cognitive behavioural therapy.

Entry requirements

Applicants should normally possess a second class honours degree or recognised international equivalent. Applicants without formal qualifications who possess substantial experience in an appropriate field and can demonstrate confidence about taking academic and practical study may be admitted onto the programme. Overall IELTS 6.5 with a minimum of 6.0 in Writing, Speaking, Reading and Listening (or recognised equivalent).

Course modules

Modules include: Evidence based coaching theory and practice; career coaching theory and practice; research and dissemination parts 1 and 2; the world of work; career interventions: beyond the one-to-one; leadership and organisational coaching; coaching in education; health coaching; psychological perspectives of the self in coaching.

Assessment methods

Assessment requirements include a range of professionally relevant activities in addition to the more traditional essays, reports and case studies. We also assess how students evaluate their own performance, through reflexive practice. Feedback will be in line with UEL policy and always be used to promote student learning. The MSc assessment includes the research dissertation.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
PgCert Part-time £ 1,492 per Credit module (home fees) 1 years
PgDip Full-time £ 5,968 per Academic year (home fees) 1 years
MSc Full-time £ 8,950 per Academic year (home fees) 1 years
MSc Full-time £ 11,700 per Academic year (overseas fees) 1 years
MSc Part-time £ 1,492 per Credit module (home fees) 2 years
PgDip Part-time £ 1,492 per Credit module (home fees) 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Stratford Campus Waltham Forest E15 4LZ South East

Key information

Applicant Enquiries
Telephone number: 
0208 223 3333