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Professional Coaching

De Montfort University

Postgraduate Certificate On Campus
10 months
4450 GBP/year
4450 GBP/year
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The Postgraduate Certificate in Professional Coaching at De Montfort University is accredited by the Association for Coaching and brings together professional coaching practice and academic research. 

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You will experience content delivered by both coaching professionals and university academics.

You will be part of a community of learners and a network of practitioners: the programme includes immersive days so you can learn from each other as well as from our experienced coaches.

Reasons to study the Postgraduate Certificate in Professional Coaching at De Montfort University :

DMU's Professional Coaching methodology offers a human-centric approach to engage with the world around you. By studying, you will improve your:

  • Self-Awareness, by boosting the quality of your listening, curiosity and levels of enquiry. This is a transformational process in personal development, one that guides you through positive changes in circumstances and perspectives.
  • Social skills, through coaching practice that offers methodologies to enquire, learn about and encourage others around you, supporting them to achieve their full potential.
  • Critical skills, by enhancing your ability to analyse, critically reflect and understand organisational environments, which brings more cohesion to the world of work, improving the quality of projects and working relationships.

Graduate careers

We recognise that a significant majority of students on the programme will already be employed in demanding leadership and managerial roles. 

The Postgraduate Certificate in Professional Coaching may assist you in introducing and developing a coaching culture into your teams, departments and organisations. Equally, it will also provide a platform for you to progress towards other roles in your organisation, new places of employment or in establishing your own business. 

Importantly, the programme is intended to facilitate self-awareness and the development of capabilities and skills which will help participants thrive throughout their career journey.


Our Postgraduate Certificate in Professional Coaching has been awarded Accredited Certificate in Coach Training status by the Association for Coaching. 

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Coaching Fundamentals
  • Coaching Exploration and Discovery
  • Organisational Coaching 

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 10 months
    • Flexible

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

Option 1

  • Hold an undergraduate degree in any subject with a minimum pass of 2:2 and are currently employed in an HR/Learning & Development/Organisational Development function or leadership/ managerial/consultancy or related role.

Option 2

  • Have a minimum of five years subject relevant experience and can demonstrate the ability to work at postgraduate level.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    4450 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 4450 GBP per year and a duration of 10 months.
  • EU/EEA

    4450 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 4450 GBP per year and a duration of 10 months.


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