Coaching and Development, Postgraduate Diploma

  • Application Deadline
  • 12 months
    Duration
  • English (schedule IELTS)
    Language
University rank #501 (WUR) ,
If you wish to develop your skills, knowledge and understanding in the rapidly developing field of coaching without giving up employment, then this is the ideal course for you. 

About

This course consists of three separate stages, the Postgraduate Certificate, the Postgraduate Diploma and the Master’s, each taking a year to complete. You can enter the programme at any stage relevant to your qualifications and experience. Completion of each stage enables you to continue to the next, with or without a break between each stage, but there is no obligation to do so. These part-time, work-based courses allow you to fit in studying easily around work and other commitments.

This programme is aimed at leaders, managers and training professionals who want to develop their skills, knowledge and understanding in this rapidly developing field. Students may be seeking to use a coaching approach in a line management role, looking to build a coaching culture within their organisation to enhance performance or even embark on a second career as a professional freelance coach. This course is provided by the University of Portsmouth in conjunction with TPC Leadership, a well-respected company which provides coaching, training and consultancy services.

What will I experience?

On this course you can:

  • participate in live web-based chat forums to discuss your work with TPC trainers and other students
  • make an effective contribution to your workplace, as well as improve your career prospects
  • tap in to our Library’s vast selection of electronic resources, which can be accessed from anywhere with an internet connection

What opportunities might it lead to?

Previous students have gone on to set up their own coaching companies and coaching training organisations. Here are some other routes our graduates have pursued:

Here are some routes our graduates have pursued:

  • business development
  • consultancy work
  • mentoring
  • education
  • training
  • health sector

Programme Structure

Courses Included:

  • Transformational coaching
  • Coaching within organisations
  • Coaching teams and groups
  • Coaching mastery

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 12 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

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English Language Requirements

You only need to take one of these language tests:

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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  • Minimum required score (Grade B):

    193

    The CAE test – or the Cambridge Advanced English – is an exam for applicants who wish to get a Certificate in Advanced English. To receive the Advanced certificate, test-takers must score between 142 and 210 on the Cambridge English: Advanced test.

    Note: degree programmes and applications may require a more specific minimum score for admission.

Academic Requirements

  • An honours degree in a relevant subject, or equivalent professional experience and/or qualifications in coaching or other related field.

Tuition Fee

Please contact the School of Human Resources and Marketing Management for further information.

Living costs for Portsmouth

  • 710 - 1100 GBP/month
    Living Costs

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