Coaching and Mentoring in Health and Social Care

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Key facts

Course code


Start dates

January 2024

Application deadline

1 December (for a January start)



Academic level


Academic credits


This course is not available to students classed as International for fees purposes.


This Coaching and Mentoring in Health and Social Care module is designed to enable you to explore the context, theory and application of coaching and mentoring within health and social care organisations. 

In more detail, this broad based syllabus aims to cover:

  • the rationale for coaching and mentoring in health and social care organisations
  • principles, theories, models underpinning C&M and its practice within organisations
  • research and critical evaluation in coaching and mentoring
  • identifying and applying the core skills of coaching/mentoring in practice
  • self-assessment and personal development in coaching and mentoring
  • structure and frameworks to support developmental conversations and relationships over time
  • contracting and review in coach/mentoring relationships
  • developing a coaching/ mentoring culture – the principles and practice of organisational assessment, implementation and evaluation
  • ethical considerations and best practice for coaching and mentoring 
  • supervision in coaching and mentoring.

You will be assessed 100% through coursework.

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How to apply

Entry requirements

You must normally be from a healthcare background and have support from a manager to undertake this module of study.

Terms and Conditions of Enrolment

When you accept our offer, you agree to the Terms and Conditions of Enrolment. You should therefore read those conditions before accepting the offer.

English language requirements

In addition to the academic entry qualifications, if your first language is not English you must demonstrate that your level of English is appropriate for study at postgraduate level. An IELTS overall score of 6.5 is required for this course.

Application process

Apply through our Moodle Portal.

If you wish to take this as a standalone module then you can apply to be a postgraduate associate student using our online application portal. You will need to register for the portal prior to proceeding with an application.  You may also opt to do this module as part of a larger programme of study.  

Tuition fees

Please see the fees note
2024 / 25
CPD Home (UK) part time
£1,000 per module if taken as a standalone module or £1,155 per module if taken as part of an award bearing course

Questions about fees?

Contact Student Finance on:

Tuition fees

2024 / 25
CPD Home (UK) part time
£1,000 per module if taken as a standalone module or £1,155 per module if taken as part of an award bearing course

Questions about fees?

Contact Student Finance on:

+44 (0)1865 534400

Fees quoted are for the first year only. If you are studying a course that lasts longer than one year your fees will increase each year.

How and when to pay

Tuition fee instalments for the semester are due by the Monday of week 1 of each semester. Students are not liable for full fees for that semester if they leave before week 4. If the leaving date is after week 4, full fees for the semester are payable.

  • For information on payment methods, please see our Make a Payment page.
  • For information about refunds, please visit our Refund policy page

Financial support and scholarships

For general sources of financial support, see our Fees and funding pages.

Additional costs

Please be aware that some courses will involve some additional costs that are not covered by your fees. Specific additional costs for this course are detailed below.

Programme changes:
On rare occasions we may need to make changes to our course programmes after they have been published on the website. For more information, please visit our changes to programmes page.