Taught course

Existential Coaching

New School of Psychotherapy and Counselling · New School of Psychotherapy and Counselling

Entry requirements

Successful applications will have a good undergraduate degree in a related social science or psychology subject; a previous Masters degree; or equivalent professional training. Access to a reliable internet connection will also needed. Some experience of coaching is an advantage. Applicants whose first language is not English must provide evidence of English fluency: the details of what is required can be found on the application form. The course can be studied by distance learning with intensives of 5 or 10 days being offered in London, at the NSPC premises in London NW6. Some modules are also available online.

Months of entry

January, September, April

Course content

The programme is a full time course over two years. The programme will require your presence at College on one day a week for three terms a year, currently Tuesdays. In addition, there will be some weekend workshops to attend. You will also need to be in a supervised coaching placement for two years of the programme, as well as producing a number of pieces of qualitative research, case studies and a final dissertation. We require you to be in on-going personal existential coaching as part of your training. The programme will be offered on an intensive basis for distance learners.

Each student on the course will engage in a programme of study, training, practice and research that will include the following elements in equal measure:
Skills training during the first year of the programme, leading into supervisory work, which will be assessed by case studies.
Some taught course work, which will emphasise colla- borative learning and integration of theory and practice.
Coaching practice in a suitable placement, which will be monitored actively by NSPC and which will interact with the supervision component of the programme.
Research on a specific aspect of coaching, which is to be written up in a final project, predominantly centred on qualitative research.
The course will be modular in nature and most elements of learning will be offered on an intensive basis for those living further afield

Information for international students

NSPC is accredited by the British Accreditation Council, an organization recognized by the UK Border Agency, and this means that if you obtain a place at NSPC and need a visa to travel to the UK you are eligible to apply for a Students Visitor Visa

Qualification and course duration


part time
48 months
full time
24 months

Course contact details

Holli Leah
+44 (0) 207 624 0471
+44 (0) 207 625 8917