Taught course

Coaching and Development

University of Portsmouth · Department of Organisation Studies and Human Resource Management

Entry requirements

January 2020 and September 2020 entry requirements

January 2020: An honours degree in a relevant subject, or substantial professional experience and/or qualifications in coaching or other related field. September 2020: Postgraduate Diploma in Coaching and Development, or equivalent 120 postgraduate credits obtained within the last 5 years. Applicants whose credits were gained over 5 years ago may be eligible to apply through a Recognition of Prior Learning route.

English language proficiency at a minimum of IELTS band 6.5 with no component score below 6.0.

Months of entry

January, September

Course content


If you are an existing coaching professional who has gained a Postgraduate Diploma in Coaching and Development, or in a related area then this part time one year course will take your coaching training to Master's level, increasing your skills and employability.

You'll hone your coaching knowledge and abilities through a 3 day intensive learning block that will focus on developing your research method skills and abilities, enabling you to complete a dissertation on a coaching subject of your choosing. You'll get support from a supervisor during your studies too - via Skype, telephone calls and face-to-face meetings where possible.

Find out more about this course, our facilities and generous scholarships by attending one of our regular open evenings where you can meet teaching staff and current students.

Fees and funding

UK students
International students

This course is not eligible for Government Postgraduate Loan

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MSc
    part time
    12 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

Student Recruitment Centre - Portsmouth Business School
023 9284 2991