Taught course

Education: Coaching and Mentoring

Institution
St Mary's University, Twickenham, London · St Mary's University, Twickenham, London
Qualifications
MAPGCert

Entry requirements

Candidates will normally be expected to possess a good honours degree (2:2 or above) from a UK university or an equivalent qualification approved by St Mary’s University.

Additional requirement information

Applicants must be able to work with a coachee/mentee for a minimum of six meetings during the period of study.

Accredited prior learning

Applicants with up to 90 Level 7 credits (for example from a PGCE, National Professional Qualification or National SENCo Award) are eligible to apply for exemption from up to three modules.

Months of entry

September

Course content

Why study Education: Coaching and Mentoring

This Master's degree is designed to meet the professional development needs of teachers and other education and sports professionals. This includes:

  • Business managers
  • Chaplains
  • Librarians
  • Data managers

Coaching and Mentoring will fit your needs regardless of the phase of schooling or educational contexts you work in, and no matter which stage of your career you're at.

The programme enables you - as a current or aspiring middle or senior leader - to engage in critical reflection on your own experience and perception of coaching and mentoring. It will help you to develop your coaching and mentoring practice and gain a theoretical understanding of the subject.

You'll explore the current landscape within coaching and mentoring and how it relates to your own context. During the programme you'll also select an aspect of coaching and mentoring to analyse and investigate, bringing about change within your own practice and organisation.

Why St Mary's

St Mary’s University is renowned for outstanding Initial Teacher Training and postgraduate teacher education, and sporting excellence. Building on this foundation, we provide a flexible approach to this Coaching and Mentoring programme.

The course is delivered at the University and as a distance learning programme, meaning you can attend St Mary’s or via video conferencing. One-to-one tutorial support ensures that all students are supported throughout their studies with St Mary’s.

You will apply your learning to practical situations within your own setting, using your knowledge to impact on coaching and mentoring provision, whilst critically engaging with contemporary debates relating to the coaching and mentoring landscape.

Throughout the programme you'll be working with postgraduate tutors who have experience in teaching, elite sport, management and leadership as well as research and consultancy.

You will have access to excellent online learning resources as well as a dedicated library for Education students, the Naylor library, which has numerous study spaces, open access IT facilities and a café.

Education degree pathways

This degree is one pathway from within our Education Master's programme, which includes:

Information for international students

International students should check our country-specific pages for equivalents. If English is not your first language you will need to achieve an IELTS score of 6.5 overall with no less than 6.0 in any section (or equivalent).

We now accept IELTS Indicator test results as proof of your English language level.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MA
    full time
    12 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
    part time
    24 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
  • PGCert
    part time
    12 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

Name
Fiona Wilson
Email
fiona.wilson@stmarys.ac.uk