Coaching Skills for Leading

Key information

Course Leader: Carys Armstrong-Griffiths

Level: 7

Credits: 15

Mode of delivery: Taught

Learner Hours: Scheduled Hours - 30, Independent Hours - 120

School: Health & Social Work

Available places: 40


  • 02/02/2023
  • 06/10/2022

Fees and Funding


The price quoted above is per 15 credits and relates to students assessed as UK/home self-funded for fee purposes. Prices may differ for students that are assessed as EU Overseas/Overseas. Fees status will normally stay with the student for the remainder of their course. Here you can find further details along with, costs and when your fees need to be paid. You may be able to obtain a Post Graduate student loan, for which you must sign up for the whole MSc programme and not just individual modules or a Post Graduate Diploma, further details can be found at Master’s Loan

Entry Requirements

You should be a qualified health care professional currently working in an appropriate area of practice.   

In order to study at Level 7 applicants will normally need a degree in a health-related discipline which includes a research focused module. Applicants with evidence of equivalent professional development or academic proficiency will be considered.

Applications from those who have no previous level 6 study will be considered on an individual basis but will first need to meet with the admissions tutor, Aileen Wilson, to discuss their application.                                                                         

If you have non-UK academic qualifications you will need to supply evidence of comparability. The organisation ECCTIS will supply this for a reasonable fee

You should also have current professional registration (NMC, HCPC etc) and be employed as a health care professional in an appropriate setting. 

This module forms part of a broader CPD framework which can lead to a postgraduate award or it can be taken as a standalone module for CPD.

Course Overview

The module is designed for all health professionals in lead roles who have responsibility for leading individuals and teams to achieve organisational objectives. This could include, for example, nurses, midwives, doctors, allied health professionals or managers.

The module content is designed to facilitate participants in developing knowledge and skills of coaching for leadership. Students will be enabled to integrate learning with practical experience. Classroom sessions will be interactive and participative with students being encouraged to learn and practice coaching skills and discuss how they will use them in their professional practice.

Learning outcomes

The aims of the module are to enable students to understand the role of coaching in leadership, develop their own skills in coaching and be able to evaluate a range of approaches to coaching.


The assessment for this module will be:

Coursework 100% - Portfolio of Practical Experience and Development.

For further assessment details please contact the Course Lead.