University of East London

Course Introduction

This course fully integrates positive psychology and coaching psychology to create an innovative training programme for those promoting wellbeing. There is a growing recognition within the world’s coaching and positive psychology community that such integration is an important step forward, providing clients with a more open'minded approach to their mental health. From the point of view of positive psychology, the course will have a strong foundation in cutting'edge theory and research relating to wellbeing. The coaching element will feature advanced training in working with clients and groups in professional capacities. Our aim is to equip students with the knowledge, skills, and confidence to be able to help people and organisations to flourish. It combines the study of cutting'edge empirical research and theory on wellbeing with the practical skills and competencies you need to apply this expertise in the real world. The result is a course designed to empower students to truly make a positive difference in the world.

Course Modules

Modules: Perspectives on wellbeing (core); multidimensional flourishing (core); the search for something higher (core); the practice of evidence'based coaching (core); coaching in professional contexts 1 (core); coaching in professional contexts 2 (core); research methods and dissertation 1 (core); research methods and dissertation 2 (core).

Start Date:

09/2018

Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees Fee type
2 years
Distance Learning
MSc £1,650 Home Fees
2 years
Distance Learning
MSc £1,650 Overseas Fees
1 year
Full Time
MSc £9,900 Home Fees
1 year
Full Time
MSc £12,850 Overseas Fees
2 years
Part Time
MSc £1,650 Home Fees

Qualifications required:

  • Minimum 2.1 honours degree, preferably in social sciences. We will also consider a minimum 2:2 honours degree with relevant work experience. We would normally expect you to have grade C in GCSE English and maths. All suitable applicants are required to attend an interview. English language requirements: Overall IELTS 6.5 with a minimum of 6.0 in writing, speaking, reading and listening (or recognised equivalent).