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University of Sydney (USYD)

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Master of Science in Coaching Psychology

  • Masters (Coursework)

Learn to help people improve their performance with a Master of Science in Coaching Psychology.

Key details

Degree Type
Masters (Coursework)
1 year full-time, 2 years part-time
Course Code
MASCPSCO1000, 074185G
Study Mode
In person
Domestic Fees
$6,566 per year / $6,566 total
International Fees
$46,500 per year / $46,500 total

About this course

Learn to help people improve their performance with a Master of Science in Coaching Psychology. Providing a solid grounding in theory and practice, this unique course will give you the skills to enhance productivity and quality of life of individuals, organisations and the broader community.

The Master of Science in Coaching Psychology teaches the applied science of human performance enhancement and coaching. This unique one-year course is a rare opportunity to be part of the fast growing and relatively new field of coaching psychology, which seeks to enhance human performance in work, relationships and life in general.

Coaching psychology is an applied positive psychology course and sits at the intersection of counselling, clinical and organisational psychology. This program provides you with a sound grounding in the theoretical and methodological aspects of coaching psychology and teaches fundamental applied coaching skills.

Our main focus is on coaching in business and organisational settings. The program aims to give you the knowledge to be a skilled coach, capable of coaching in an extensive variety of settings and with a wide range of clients including executive, management and personal coaching.

The Coaching Psychology program at the University of Sydney is one of the few postgraduate qualifications worldwide in coaching psychology. The Coaching Psychology Unit at Sydney is recognised as a world leader in the development of both coaching theory and its real world application. Ensuring students receive the best available training, coaching psychology is taught by practising coaching psychologists, and training and management consultants, all of whom have extensive experience in their specialised fields and many of whom have international reputations. The programs offer leading edge training in the theory and practice of coaching.

Program expectations

You can expect to gain both a sound grounding in the main psychological theories and principles that inform coaching practice and a foundation in the core skills of applied coaching.

Entry requirements

Minimum Prior Qualification

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