12 months
21174 EUR/year
21174 EUR/year
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This Business Psychology with Coaching programme from Heriot-Watt University Dubai is accredited by the International Coach Federation (ICF) as Continuing Coach Education (CCE). 


Coaching Psychology is a thriving area of applied psychology which deals with professional and personal issues in a practical way. There is a growing demand for experts in evidence-based coaching who can offer effective non-clinical interventions to help individuals and teams by increasing productivity, managing talent, and dealing with conflict, stress and change. 

This demand exists across a number of sectors and areas of performance including: occupational, educational, health, counselling, sport psychology, leadership, management, organisational development and human resources.


The practical, and theoretical focus of the programme ensures that graduates are able to make a positive and effective contribution through coaching practice with learning from a Business Psychology with Coaching programme at Heriot-Watt University Dubai. This may be through taking the degree into a career in coaching in the workplace or as a step to becoming an accredited Coach in other contexts such as Education, Counselling, or Sports. The skills developed through the programme can be applied in the workplace through various wider roles e.g., management, consultancy, HR, as well as through specific coaching roles e.g., Executive Coach, Talent Management, Career Coaching, Mentoring.


Coach Federation (ICF) as Continuing Coach Education (CCE)

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Coaching Psychology 
  • Social and Organisational Change
  • Organisational Culture
  • Intercultural Communication in the Workplace
  • Coaching Psychology Practice
  • Diversity
  • Leadership
  • Research Methods

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months
  • Part-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


180 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
First Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • For MSc entry, a good relevant Honours degree (first or second class) or equivalent overseas qualifications will be considered. Given the clear practical element of the programmes, we will also consider non-graduate candidates holding less than a good Honours degree, or its equivalent, but with compensating qualifications or experience may be admitted to the Postgraduate Diploma programme. Transfer to the MSc will be possible later on if exams and course work are at MSc level.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    21174 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 21174 EUR for the full programme during 12 months.
  • National

    21174 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 21174 EUR for the full programme during 12 months.

AED 88452

Living costs for Dubai

5300 - 9200 AED /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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