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Pathway to a Master's Degree

As Ireland's premier provider of executive development open programmes, we can help you master the right skills for the most complex global business challenges with our unique and flexibile MSc in Business & Executive Coaching pathway. If you're an experienced professional who wants to continue in your chosen career while undertakling part time study, then this flexible MSc parhway option will offer you the very best learning experience and a world class qualification.

What is the MSc in Business & Executive Coaching Pathway?

The Diploma in Advanced Business & Coaching forms part of the MSc in Business & Executive Coaching pathway. If participants successfully complete the Diploma in Business & Executive Coaching, the Diploma in Advanced Business & Executive Coaching and the Diploma in Team Coaching within a 5-year timeframe (not compulsory), they are awarded with the MSc in Business & Executive Coaching.

Please note, the UCD Diploma in Team Coaching can be alternated with either the Diploma in Leadership Development or Diploma in Organisational Change and Transformation as the final diploma option.

A key feature of the MSc pathway is its flexible timeframe, which allows you to tailor your participation around work/life demands. Whereas each of the individual diplomas takes approximately 10-12 months to complete, we advise participants of a 5-year window within which to ideally complete all three steps and be awarded the MSc in Business & Executive Coaching.

Pathway 1: MSc in Business & Executive Coaching

The Advanced Diploma in Business & Executive Coaching forms part of the MSc in Business & Executive Coaching pathway. If participants successfully complete the Diploma in Business & Executive Coaching and the Diploma in Advanced Business & Executive Coaching in addition to either the Diploma in Leadership Development or Diploma in Organisation Renewal and Transformation within a 5-year timeframe, they are awarded with the MSc in Business & Executive Coaching. 

The diplomas within this MSc pathway are as follows:

  1. Professional Diploma in Advanced Business & Executive Coaching AND
  2. Professional Diploma in Business & Executive Coaching, AND

Choose one of the following:

  1. Diploma in Team Coaching, OR
  2. Diploma in Leadership Development, OR
  3. Diploma in Organisational Change and Transformation

Pathway 2: MSc in Business (Leadership & Management Practice)

The Advanced Diploma in Business & Executive Coaching also forms part of the MSc in Business (Leadership & Management Practice) pathway. The pathway framework is comprised of ten diploma programmes. If participants successfully complete three of these ten diplomas within a recommended 5-year timeframe, they are awarded with the MSc in Business (Leadership & Management Practice).

The diplomas within this MSc pathway are as follows:

  1. Professional Diploma in Advanced Management Performance
  2. Professional Diploma in Business & Executive Coaching
  3. Professional Diploma in Business Finance
  4. Professional Diploma in Corporate Governance
  5. Professional Diploma in High Performance Sales & Business Development
  6. Professional Diploma in Leadership Development
  7. Diploma in Organisational Change and Transformation
  8. Professional Diploma in Strategic Growth (Food Industry)
  9. Professional Diploma in Strategic Growth (Biotech & Pharma)
  10. Professional Diploma in Strategy Development and Innovation

 

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