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Master of Business Coaching

Testamur Title of Degree:

Master of Business Coaching



My University:

Business, Coaching, Management


2 years part-time

Total Credit Points:


Starting Session(s):

Trimester 1

Delivery Mode:

On Campus (Face-to-Face)


Innovation Campus (Wollongong) , Sydney

UOW Course Code:





The Master of Business Coaching has been designed to appeal to a broad range of people interested in business coaching including: those already working as business coaches without formal qualifications, internal business coaches working within companies, those working as individual or executive coaches who wish to strengthen their business understanding, consultants or counsellors who wish to develop their coaching skills, people undertaking a change of career, and managers who wish to develop coaching skills as part of their management approach.

The focus of both the Master and Graduate Certificate is to apply coaching methodologies to business contexts and develop skills such as effective questioning, listening, goal setting and giving feedback. Students completing the Master of Business Coaching will also develop an understanding of the application of coaching to business strategy and planning, innovation, business improvement and change management, and undertake a coaching research project.

Entry Requirements

Applicants must have a recognised Bachelor degree of three years full-time (or part-time equivalent) duration.

International applicants must also meet the University's English Language requirements as set out at

Course Requirements

Candidates are required to complete seven (7) core subjects (48 credit points).

Course Program

Core Subjects

Credit Points

TBS 963

Introduction to Business Coaching


TBS 964

Applied Coaching Practice


TBS 969

Positive Psychology in Business


TBS 965

Advanced Coaching Skills


TBS 960

Business Coaching Research Paper*


TBS 966

Business Coaching Strategy and Planning


TBS 967

Innovation, Improvement and Change Management


* The pre-requisites for the subject TBS 960 Business Coaching Research Paper are TBS 963 Introduction to Business Coaching and TBS 964 Applied Coaching Practice.

Credit Arrangements

Upon successful completion of the Master of Business Coaching students may apply to enrol in another of the School's Masters Programs and apply for credit for previous postgraduate studies. Those graduates who meet the MBA entry requirements may apply to enrol in the MBA program, and may be eligible for credit transfer for up to six (6) subjects (36 credit points) towards the MBA.

Candidates should consult the Sub Dean for further information.

Other Information

All applicants will be required to attend an interview, conducted by the Sydney Business School.

Additional information is available from or contact the Program Director.

Last reviewed: 6 February, 2013