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MA Coaching and Mentoring


Course Description

This award offers Masters accreditation for those already working as mentors and coaches (or in related roles) in schools, colleges and the wider workplace.

The focus on practice enables participants to develop their understanding of mentoring and coaching roles and relationships in their professional context, with reference to a range of theoretical models and wider, critical reading. The award provides the opportunity to explore the many ways in which coaching and mentoring approaches are used in the workplace and to consider the functions and purposes of these approaches and the impact on coaches, mentors and their organisations.

Participants will develop relevant skills through workshop sessions, academic reading and discussion, leading to the application and evaluation of new ideas in practice and planning for further professional development.

Participants’ work throughout the award is underpinned by critical reflection, which maintains a clear focus on the immediate workplace context and the coaching and mentoring relationships at the heart of what they do, as well as the wider professional arena in which they work.

Special Features

• Weekend attendance – you will only need to attend the University for one weekend per unit (Friday evening to Sunday lunchtime)
• The course offers October and February (or June by request) start dates
• Masters level continuing professional development tailored for students own context, priorities and interests, drawing on
multi/interdisciplinary perspectives
• Professional development and recognition
• Contemporary partnership contexts fully explored
• Positive commitment to exploring issues of equality and diversity in an urban context
• Participation in a large, dynamic and forward-thinking taught postgraduate community

Visit the MA Coaching and Mentoring page on the Manchester Metropolitan University website for more details!

Entry Requirements

You should have an honours degree or a postgraduate diploma or a professional qualification recognised as being equivalent to a UK honours degree. Other qualifications or experience may be acceptable if they demonstrate appropriate knowledge and skills to a UK honours degree standard.You also need to have experience relevant to the award area (or taking up employment or similar related to the award area)

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