University of Wolverhampton

University of Wolverhampton

Coaching and Mentoring

This course provides students with the knowledge and skills to become an effective professional coach and mentor working within a variety of organisational contexts. Studies give students the underpinning theory of the key tools, techniques and models available and will encourage them to consider what may work best in different contexts. Evidence-based discussions and opportunities to put theory into practice allows students to enhance their professional practice.

Entry requirements

A 1st or 2nd Class Honours degree from a UK university or overseas equivalent, or a professional qualification and/or experience considered to be equivalent to the above; a reference from a tutor who has supervised the applicants undergraduate studies (or equivalent); if English is not the applicant's 1st language they need to have a TOEFL score of 550 or above, or an IELTS score of 6.0 or above, or evidence of English proficiency equivalent to these scores; students may apply for accreditation of prior learning (APL) subject to the guidelines set out in the UWBS APL Handbook. APL includes accreditation of prior certificated learning and /or accreditation of prior experiential learning. Minimum 1 year management/supervisory experience. Applications are also welcome from individuals who do not possess the above qualifications but who have significant management experience and are able to demonstrate previous non-certificated learning equivalent to the above. In such cases , admission to the programme is based on an evaluation of the applicant's ability to continue to benefit from and achieve the award.

Course modules

Typical modules studied include: developing your coaching and mentoring practice; principles and theories in relation to coaching and mentoring; the reflective practitioner; exploring different coaching and mentoring processes; advanced studies in developing your coaching and mentoring practice; designing, delivering and evaluating coaching and mentoring; independent business analysis project.

Assessment methods

Business analysis project.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MA Part-time block-release September 2017 GBP 3,720 per Year 1 (Home/EU) 2 Years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
City Campus Wolverhampton WV1 1SB West Midlands

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