Heriot-Watt University Dubai Campus
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Coaching Psychology is a thriving area of applied psychology which deals with professional and personal issues in a practical way. There is a growing demand for experts in evidence-based coaching who can offer effective non-clinical interventions to help individuals and teams by increasing productivity, managing talent, and dealing with conflict, stress and change. This demand exists across a number of sectors and areas of performance including: occupational, educational, health, counselling, sport psychology, leadership, management, organisational development and human resources.
Students starting the programme in January should note that it runs full-time for 2 semesters (12 months) + dissertation (February to April, 3 months) (total 16 months), or part-time runs for 4 semesters (24 months) + dissertation (March to August, 6 months) (total 30 months).
Students enrolling for the January intake programmes are not required to be be on campus during the summer break.
This programme is accredited by the International Coach Federation (ICF) as Continuing Coach Education (CCE). Therefore, a number of hours from the MSc courses can be used to apply for the personal credentialing process should the student wish to pursue accredited Coach status with the ICF. A certificate will be issues on completion of these hours.
The Dubai Campus is accredited by the Knowledge and Human Development Authority (KHDA) and fully licensed to teach its degrees in Dubai. All graduates receive a British degree that is accredited by Royal Charter in the UK.