How to apply
We accept applications at any time, however, the final application date is Monday 16 January 2017 if you wish to join the programme in February 2017. Please be aware that it is not possible to admit participants to the programme once it has started, so we advise you to apply early to avoid disappointment.
If you would like to apply for a scholarship
, please submit your online application
by Monday 5 December 2016
(it can be completed in stages).
The application process involves:
Submission of a completed application form
Providing contact details of two referees
An interview at Ashridge or via Skype if face-to-face is not possible.
Following the receipt of your application, we aim to send you notification of the decision or a request for further information within five working days. We will acknowledge receipt of your application by email.
As part of the application process, you should provide electronic or physical copies of all degree and professional certificates that are referenced in your application form.
Attending open days and/or webinars
In order to help you decide if this is the right programme for you, and Ashridge is the best place for you to study, we would strongly recommend that you attend a webinar or an Ashridge Open Day before you complete your application. Alternatively, we can arrange for you to speak to members of the faculty team either face-to-face or by phone. Please contact our Admissions Team on Tel. +44 (0)1442 841303 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
We often put potential applicants in touch with current and former participants, who can share their experience of the programme. If you are interested please contact our Admissions Team for more details.
You will need to have:
A first degree or an equivalent academic award
Award of coaching accreditation by a recognised institution or a Masters degree in (preferably O.D.) consulting
At least three years' full-time experience in an organisational consulting or coaching role
Substantial professional experience in a purely coaching role: at least 100 hours of coaching in the last two years of being supervised as a coach or Ashridge/EMCC accreditation at postgraduate level
Motivation to participate in a peer learning community
Ability to reflect on and learn from own actions and from feedback from a deep awareness of own emotional and behavioural process
English language proficiency.
The quickest and most efficient way to apply for one of our Executive Degree Programmes is to apply online. With this fully online system you can also track your application at each stage of the process.
You don't have to complete the application in one session; you can save what you have done so far and return to complete it at a later date.
Please note that our online application process requires the use of the following modern web browsers due to the increased speed, usability and security they offer:
Internet Explorer version 10 +
Google Chrome version 10 +
Mozilla Firefox version 4 +
Apple Safari version 4 +
If you are experiencing problems in accessing the application portal, please email: email@example.com.