During the first stage of the programme, which on a part-time basis normally takes three years to complete, you focus on the taught level 7 and level 8 components of the curriculum. Once this is successfully completed, you move to the second stage - the thesis. Normally this takes two years to complete part-time.This course is designed as a five-year, part-time programme (or three years with level 7
exemptions for existing master’s qualifications), and is delivered through
monthly study days held in Oxford (approximately eight per year).
there are regular online workshops and discussions to support learning at a
distance. There is individual coaching and academic support: face-to-face,
telephone and email as appropriate.
Teaching and learning
The DCM is
cross-disciplinary in its approach. As well as focusing on your own
professional development - through reflective practice and individual, peer and
group learning activities - you also consider the pivotal organisational and
psychological dimensions of coaching and mentoring in depth.
programme is delivered through monthly seminars and study days held throughout
the programme which candidates are required to attend. Progression will be
dependent upon successfully completing assignments based on the methodological
training carried out during these study days.
Approach to assessment
is through a variety of coursework assignments and a thesis, which is examined
by traditional viva voce (oral examination).
School Postgraduate Centre at Wheatley Campus has a state-of-the-art lecture
theatre, well equipped seminar rooms and a postgraduate lounge and private
Campus library provides specialist business resources including 1,000 sets of
UK and overseas companies' annual reports, statistics on all aspects of
business and management, postgraduate MA, MBA, MSc and PhD theses in business
and management and business examination papers.
is designed as a five-year, part-time programme (or three years with level 7 or
Masters level exemptions), delivered through monthly study days held in Oxford
(approximately eight per year).