Research course

Doctor of Coaching and Mentoring

Oxford Brookes University · Business School

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Entry requirements

  • For graduate entry you should normally have a good honours degree, plus three years' experience in a related field
  • If you have appropriate master’s level qualifications and experience, you may be eligible for exemptions from certain elements of the programme.
English language requirements

IELTS minimum level 7.0 overall with at least 6.5 in the reading and writing components.

Months of entry


Course content

Develop the capabilities needed to become a leader in the field and foster excellence in your professional practice with our Doctor of Coaching and Mentoring.

We designed this course for experienced coaches or mentors looking to deepen their knowledge and show commitment to the field.

We will challenge you to build on your existing expertise and push the boundaries of your knowledge so you can:

  • operate at the highest level
  • develop confidence in providing facilitation and consultancy
  • be competence in researching the field.

Our teaching staff have specific research interests and expertise in coaching and mentoring or related fields. We also invite visiting specialists to provide further expert input.

To complete your doctoral thesis, the course includes:

  • doctoral thesis training
  • design of original empirical research
  • professional expertise and scholarly inquiry.

This is a part-time course, delivered by the International Centre for Coaching and Mentoring Studies.

This course is not available to students classed as International for fees purposes.

Department specialisms

Accounting, Governance and Information Management Coaching and Mentoring Economics and International Business Hospitality, Leisure and Tourism Management Management and Organisational Studies Marketing and Operations Management Pedagogy

Information for international students

This course is not available to students classed as International for fees purposes.

Fees and funding

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • DCaM
    part time
    36-60 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

+44 (0) 1865 484848