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University of Huddersfield: Education (Mentoring and Coaching)

Institution University of Huddersfield
Department Department of Education and Community Studies (DECS)
Telephone +44 (0)1484 478138
Study type Taught


On this course you'll explore the role of mentoring and coaching and its role in supporting personal development in organisations.

Why Education (Mentoring and Coaching)? - 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.

  • 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, and will have access to our extensive professional and academic network which feeds directly into course design and delivery and to excellent facilities and specialist equipment.

'Outstanding teaching, access to our wide ranging professional networks, plus the latest research findings all help to ensure our students are equipped with knowledge and skills needed within the workplace. Many of our courses are also offered on a flexible full or part-time basis to ensure you’re able to work towards your qualification around your existing commitments. By choosing to study with the University of Huddersfield you’ll join an inspiring, passionate and committed community focussed on making your studies as enjoyable, rewarding and successful as possible.' ~ Dr Wayne Bailey, Associate Dean (International).


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