What will I learn?

What makes Coaching Psychology MSc at Worcester special?

This postgraduate qualification applies Coaching theory and interventions to business, organisations and private practice.

At Worcester, taught elements of the course are delivered by a team of experts currently working in the field. As such they are grounded in contemporary practice in Coaching Psychology.

Key features

  • Develop your skill and knowledge through practical consultancy-style tasks that demonstrate the application of theory and research to practice.
  • Learn about work carried out by Coaching Psychologists and the breadth of varied psychological approaches to issues in contexts such as the workplace.

How will you be taught?

All modules are delivered via a supportive learning environment with two day block sessions occurring twice per semester.

You are taught through a combination of on-campus lectures and self-directed study tasks, including the use of our virtual learning environment. Lectures are typically held on a Friday and Saturday, and the dates will depend on the module being delivered. The block teaching days involve engaging with different learning activities, such as lectures, practical tasks (individual and/or group), discussion and reflection.

In addition, meetings with your allocated personal academic tutor and your research supervisor are scheduled when required and in line with the module handbook.

Where could it take you?

Our courses will equip you for employment within a diverse range of settings. Coaching Psychologists work in one-to-one and/or team coaching providers, training, recruitment, organisational and personal change, management, consultancy and in academic research and teaching.

Coaching Psychologists are employed within the private and public sector, such as the Department for Work and Pensions, Ministry of Defence, HM Prison Service, the Police, Civil Service Commission and the NHS.

Students who have completed our programmes have gone on to work in the following areas:

  • Coaching
  • Psychology, management or recruitment consultancy
  • Human resources
  • Health and wellbeing within the NHS
  • Management within organisations
  • PhD study

Which department am I in?

School of Psychology

Study options

Full Time (12 months)

Tuition fees
£14,100.00 (US$ 19,111) per year
This is a fixed fee
Start date

Expected September 2022

Venue

University of Worcester

Henwick Grove,

Worcester,

Worcestershire,

WR2 6AJ, England

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Students must have completed a 4 year Bachelor degree.

For international students

Open to students with a minimum (2:2) Honours degree in Psychology with Graduate Basis for Chartership (GBC) or related subject (e.g. Business management, Human Resource Management). Professional experience within Coaching Psychology is not a requirement for entry to this course. The International English Language Testing System (IELTS) – 6.0 with a minimum of 5.5 in each component. Cambridge Certificate in Advanced English (CAE) – 52 or above or CEFR B2 or above; Cambridge First Certificate in English – Grade C or above with no skill less than D or 2; Pearson Test of English (Academic) – An overall score of 59 or above, with not less than 51 points in any of the 4 skills (listening, reading, speaking and writing).

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.

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