Taught course

Education (Mentoring and Coaching)

Institution
University of Huddersfield · School of Education and Professional Development
Qualifications
MA

Entry requirements

You should have an honours degree in a relevant subject at 2:2 or above, or a professional equivalent.

The University will determine whether a degree can be recognised as UK equivalent.

Months of entry

January, September

Course content

You’ll explore the role of mentoring and coaching and its role in supporting personal development in organisations. You’ll analyse relevant strategies and approaches, examining issues linked to implementing and managing mentoring/coaching schemes, you’ll also have the opportunity to consider the strategies that could be used within a session and the ethical issues that govern them. You’ll look at the roles of mentors and coaches and their ethical and professional responsibilities.

On this course you’ll have the opportunity to develop an understanding of critical reflection and how to employ independent learning strategies to enable you to evaluate and inform your professional practice. You’ll also develop and deepen your knowledge and understanding of educational research and be able be able to use these skills in researching an aspect of mentoring and coaching for your dissertation.

A further key component is the ability to exchange and share learning with and from others; you’ll have ample opportunities to work with students from a wide range of disciplines and organisations.

The course is tailored around you. You can expand on your teaching and learning focus by choosing from a range of options to match your role, experience or organisation to help you progress as an informed, reflective and inspirational practitioner.

You’ll be taught by an outstanding team of teachers; in fact, we were ranked fourth in the Guardian Guide for Higher Education in 2018. You’ll also have access to our extensive professional and academic network which feeds directly into course design and delivery and to excellent facilities and specialist equipment.

Qualification and course duration

MA

part time
24 months
full time
12 months

Course contact details

Name
Postgraduate Admissions
Email
sepd@hud.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0)1484 478249