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).
We're investing over £30m to create modern teaching and learning facilities and creating a new home at Headington for the Business School.
Set to be complete in 2017, you'll see:
- The Business School brought together in a modern, professional environment
- 30 teaching rooms and a collaborative lecture theatre
- A new Main Hall with soundproof wall, perfect for teaching and events like graduations
- Social learning spaces and a cafe
- A new gateway into the Headington Campus.
Our library provides specialist business resources (both hard copy and via online access) to UK and overseas companies' annual reports, statistics on all aspects of business and management, a wide range of constantly updated key texts, and postgraduate MA, MBA, MSc and PhD theses.
If you are starting the course in September 2017 you are likely to experience all your teaching at the Headington Campus.
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).
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