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Applied Positive Psychology and Coaching Psychology (MAPPCP) - MSc

Applied Positive Psychology and Coaching Psychology (MAPPCP) - MSc

Key information

Qualification type

MSc - Master of Science

Subject areas

Applied Psychology Coaching (Teaching / Training)

Course type


Course Summary

The aim of this course is to equip students with the knowledge, skills, and confidence to be able to help people and organisations to flourish. It combines the study of cutting-edge empirical research and theory on wellbeing with the practical skills and competencies you need to apply this expertise in the real world. This course is delivered in our School of Psychology, which is a large and exciting community with a global reputation for the high quality of its teaching and research. This innovative course is based on cutting-edge research already being produced by members of the academic team who are shaping their respective fields in collaboration with colleagues around the world. Your capacity as a coach will be developed by our guidance on how to build a coaching partnership through the use of reflective questions leading to enhanced self-awareness. You will also develop a helpful blend of techniques to challenge and support clients.

When you graduate from this course you will operate as a more flexible consultant or practitioner in a rapidly developing and increasingly sought-after field. You will be well versed in relevant scientific literature, with the confidence to apply it in your professional practice. This may involve working with individuals on a one-to-one basis through executive coaching, or working at organisational level using positive organisational scholarship.

Different course options

Full time | University of East London | 1 year | SEP

Study mode

Full time


1 year

Start date



The Search for Something Higher - Core
Coaching in Professional Contexts 1 - Core
The Practice of Evidence-based Coaching - Core
Developing a Professional Coaching Practice - Core
Perspectives on Wellbeing - Core
Research Methods and Dissertation 1 - Core
Multidimensional Flourishing - Core
Research Methods and Dissertation 2 - Core

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

For this course (per year)


Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)


International fees
Course fees for non-UK / EU students

For this course (per year)


Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)


Entry requirements

Students should have minimum 2.1 honours degree, preferably in Social Sciences. Normally they should have Grade 4 / C in GCSE English and Maths. All suitable applicants are required to attend an interview.

University information

The University of East London has 140 practical, career-focused postgraduate programmes in the areas of: Arts Creative and tech industries Architecture Engineering and construction Cultural studies Social sciences Law Business Education Psychology Health Bioscience Sports Many of these are accredited by professional bodies. The uni is based across two campuses in East London. Stratford has the Olympic Park...more