MSc in Business Psychology with Coaching

Heriot Watt Unviersity Dubai

Program Description

MSc in Business Psychology with Coaching

Heriot Watt Unviersity Dubai

Overview

Coaching Psychology is a thriving area of applied psychology which deals with professional and personal issues in a practical way. There is a growing demand for experts in evidence-based coaching who can offer effective non-clinical interventions to help individuals and teams by increasing productivity, managing talent, and dealing with conflict, stress and change. This demand exists across a number of sectors and areas of performance including occupational, educational, health, counselling, sports psychology, leadership, management, organisational development and human resources.

January entrants

Students starting the programme in January should note that it runs full-time for 2 semesters (12 months) + dissertation (February to April, 3 months) (total 16 months), or part-time runs for 4 semesters (24 months) + dissertation (March to August, 6 months) (total 30 months).

Students enrolling for the January intake programmes are not required to be on campus during the summer break.

Course content

Semester 1

  • Coaching Psychology
  • Social and Organisational Change
  • Organisational Culture
  • Intercultural Communication in the Workplace

Semester 2

  • Coaching Psychology Practice
  • Diversity
  • Leadership
  • Research Methods

+ Psychology for Business Masters Project (typically semester 3)

Dissertation

An MSc thesis is undertaken by students once they have completed and passed all taught courses. Students work individually with a project supervisor to design, carry out and present a formal project, where the topic relates to coaching psychology and practice. Students must show academic achievement in the taught courses to be considered eligible for the project.

English language requirements

Where English was not the medium of instruction during previous education, applicants must demonstrate English language proficiency equivalent to IELTS 6.5. Applicants should note that requirements for English language proficiency will focus particularly on written English.

Career

The practical and theoretical focus of the programme ensures that graduates are able to make a positive and effective contribution through coaching practice with learning from Business Psychology. This may be through taking the degree into a career in coaching in the workplace or as a step to becoming an accredited Coach in other contexts such as Education, Counselling, or Sports. The skills developed through the programme can be applied in the workplace through various wider roles e.g., management, consultancy, HR, as well as through specific coaching roles e.g., Executive Coach, Talent Management, Career Coaching, Mentoring.

This school offers programs in:
  • English


Last updated October 19, 2018
Duration & Price
This course is Campus based
Start Date
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Jan. 2019
Sept. 2019
Duration
Duration
1 - 2 years
Part time
Full time
Price
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81,900 AED
All tuition fees inclusive of VAT
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Locations
United Arab Emirates - Academic City, Dubai
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Dates
Jan. 2019
United Arab Emirates - Academic City, Dubai
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Sept. 2019
United Arab Emirates - Academic City, Dubai
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