Coaching and Mentoring

Plymouth Marjon University

Postgraduate Certificate
12 months
1833 GBP/year
1833 GBP/year
Tuition fee
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This hugely popular Coaching and Mentoring course offered by Plymouth Marjon University is a versatile and enriching environment for a diverse range of professionals. To name a few, we’ve welcomed people from youth and community work, business, leadership and management, the armed forces and early years education backgrounds. There are few roles in which this expertise can’t be put to good use.


Course Overview

Because of the diversity of students’ backgrounds, the course naturally allows participants to explore the principles of coaching and mentoring within a variety of settings, as well as applying new skills to their own role. The course’s general environment is dynamic and interactive, and students are encouraged throughout to share and explore ideas.

Why this Coaching and Mentoring course offered by Plymouth Marjon?

  • Marjon is the only university in the South West offering this qualification.
  • Tutors are themselves experienced coaches and mentors operating in a range of settings.
  • This course is designed to meet the needs of professionals that wish to undertake a qualification whilst working.
  • Group size is restricted to ensure that participants have the most rewarding experience

Perfect if you're curious about:

  • What is the difference between coaching and mentoring?
  • Is there a ‘best way’ to approach coaching and mentoring?
  • What skills do I need to develop to be more effective as a coach or mentor?
  • How can leaders use coaching and mentoring with their teams?
  • Which models of coaching and mentoring best suit my own professional context?

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Advanced Coaching & Mentoring
  • Coaching & Mentoring in Practice

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines




60 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
Lower Second Class

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).

Other requirements

General requirements

Admission requirements

  • A good undergraduate degree 2:2 honours or above.
  • To be engaged in paid or voluntary work (full or part time) where coaching and/or mentoring is or could be undertaken.
  • English language level of IELTS 6.5 for international students.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    1833 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1833 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    1833 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1833 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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