Taught course

Coaching for Leadership

Canterbury Christ Church University · Faculty of Health and Wellbeing

Entry requirements

A relevant first degree in health/social sciences or equivalent.

In addition to a relevant first degree in health/social sciences or equivalent, learners should normally be working as a manager or leader within public services and should have access to coaching opportunities to support their studies.

Months of entry


Course content

This Postgraduate Certificate is built around the concept of continuing professional development to meet leaders’ responsibilities through coaching. Therefore, the content is personally centred on you and is progressive, linking subject matter, theory and practice.

The results the programme aims to offer you are:

  • Knowledge of how to review and build the context, strategy, culture and processes for coaching at a senior and strategic level
  • An understanding and the ability to analyse different coaching models and their impact
  • The opportunity to learn how to evaluate the effectiveness of your coaching conversations
  • The opportunity to critically review your own communication skills, emotional intelligence, interpersonal skills and values, to assess your competence as a leader coach
  • The chance to plan, deliver and review coaching conversations as part of your leadership practice

The programme aims to enable you to:

  • Implement coaching conversations in complex working environments at a senior and strategic level in your organisation which will benefit the individual, team and organisation
  • Benchmark your organisation’s approach against the latest best practice
  • Understand the measurable impact from coaching sessions carried out as part of this qualification

Information for international students

Canterbury Christ Church University welcomes applications from International Students. For more information please visit our website.

Fees and funding

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Qualification and course duration


part time
9 months

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