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Leadership and Team Coaching (PG Award)

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Explore our Leadership and Team Coaching taught PGA.

This is a part-time short course to provide you with comprehensive knowledge of the skills and theoretical perspectives relating to leadership coaching and team coaching.


Course overview

Leadership and Team coaching is a hot topic as organisations see an importance of developing leadership talent and team effectiveness. This is a part-time short course to provide you with comprehensive knowledge of the skills and theoretical perspectives relating to leadership coaching and team coaching. After successful completion, this course will give you a level 7 Postgraduate Award qualification. This blended learning course has a 2-day face-to-face skill based interactive workshop, plus virtual learning resource centre material accessible 24/7 to suit your needs. This short course is designed to develop systematic theoretical knowledge, skills in practice and self-awareness, focussing on coaching in organisations in which leadership coaching and team coaching are used. The course will provide an understanding of the skills and models of leadership and team coaching and the impact this has on the role and skill requirements of the coach.  

The course is delivered by our faculty members who are experienced leadership and team coaches with significant business experience and able to integrate theory and professional practice.  

This short course is designed for people from a wide range of backgrounds, including individuals who are currently involved in coaching and consulting work within an organisational context, people who wish to work in these areas and/or those who are interested in studying for personal interest. 

Hear from our students

"I have been blown away by the amount of content we covered, it is outstanding the amount we have taken away. I can confirm that the authenticity of this course is what made me pick it and the amount of theory, knowledge and practise packed into this course makes it the true standout."

Jess, Certificate student


General entry requirements

Minimum requirements

The University's standard entrance requirement is an undergraduate degree graded at 2:2 in any discipline. Equivalent professional qualifications are also be considered. If you have alternative qualifications and relevant experience, you are welcome to discuss these with the course team. 


English language requirements

You can find out more about our English language requirementsLink opens in a new window. This course requires the following:

  • Band A
  • IELTS overall score of 6.5, minimum component scores not below 6.0.

International qualifications

We welcome applications from students with other internationally recognised qualifications.

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Additional requirements

There are no additional entry requirements for this course.

Core modules

Please note all dates are provisional and will be confirmed later in the timetabling process once you are enrolled on the course.

For 2023/24 entry, please see Coaching modules and key dates

This module provides students with comprehensive knowledge of the skills and theoretical perspectives relating to leadership coaching and team coaching. The module is designed to develop systematic theoretical knowledge, skills in practice and self-awareness, focussing on coaching in organisations in which leadership coaching and team coaching will be used. This module takes an andragogical approach, with individual learning at the centre. The module will involve blended learning consisting of intensive all-day workshops plus virtual learning environment including online private module learning material accompanied by webinar and/or tutorial.


Teaching

The course is delivered by skilled tutors who are also experienced coaches and take a coaching approach to learning. 

The course involves engaging in interactive 2-day workshops for each module, plus independent study, and virtual learning available 24/7. The workshops take place at The University of Warwick, usually over two days. There is no place on this course for lectures, everything we do is with coaching at its heart; the workshops are designed and delivered as team coaching events to role model coaching in everything that we do. Assignments are project-based and follow each workshop. 

There is significant individual support available through the course team and assignments are project-based to demonstrate both your skills and knowledge and are completed following each workshop. 


Class sizes

A maximum of 21 students.


Assessment

You will be asked to write a 5000-word assignment which compares a case study example of either your leadership or team coaching with the best practice theories presented in the course material.  


Your timetable

Your personalised timetable will be complete when you are registered for all modules, compulsory and optional, and you have been allocated to your lectures, seminars and other small group classes. Your compulsory modules will be registered for you when you join us.

Your career

The University of Warwick is one of the UK's leading universities. Our postgraduate coaching courses will develop you as a credible expert coach so you will be able to build a career in coaching, in the context of your choice. Alternatively, you will be able to apply your coaching skills within your organisation, such as HR professionals, and line managers to enhance your leadership skills and improve individual and team effectiveness, so supporting promotion potential. 

As well as developing your coaching skills and knowledge, the course will help you develop a strong network formed through the shared experience, which can be of on-going support after the course has finished. 

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Tuition fees

Tuition fees are normally payable for each year of your course at the start of the academic year, or at the start of your course, if later. However, this course is part of the Centre for Lifelong Learning department which follows a non-standard fee structure. Full fee details are listed via the 'Find your course fees' button below.

Academic fees cover the cost of tuition, examinations and registration and some student amenities.

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Fee Status Guidance

We carry out an initial fee status assessment based on the information you provide in your application. Students will be classified as Home or Overseas fee status. Your fee status determines tuition fees, and what financial support and scholarships may be available. If you receive an offer, your fee status will be clearly stated alongside the tuition fee information.

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If you believe that your fee status has been classified incorrectly, you can complete a fee status assessment questionnaire. Please follow the instructions in your offer information and provide the documents needed to reassess your status.

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Additional course costs

As well as tuition fees and living expenses, some courses may require you to cover the cost of field trips or costs associated with travel abroad.

For departmental specific costs, please see the Modules tab on the course web page for the list of core and optional core modules with hyperlinks to our Module Catalogue (please visit the Department’s website if the Module Catalogue hyperlinks are not provided).

Associated costs can be found on the Study tab for each module listed in the Module Catalogue (please note most of the module content applies to 2022/23 year of study). Information about module department specific costs should be considered in conjunction with the more general costs below:

  • Core text books
  • Printer credits
  • Dissertation binding
  • Robe hire for your degree ceremony

Scholarships and bursaries

Scholarships and financial support

Find out about the different funding routes available, including; postgraduate loans, scholarships, fee awards and academic department bursaries.

Living costs

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How to apply

The application process for courses that start in September and October 2024 will open on 2 October 2023.

Applications will close on 2 August 2024 for students who require a visa to study in the UK, to allow time to receive a CAS and complete the visa application process.

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