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Postgraduate study


In 2017, Warwick was rated in the top 50 of the world’s most international universities (Times Higher Education international outlook indicator).

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Are you thinking about progressing your career or developing your professional skills? We offer postgraduate courses that support you to develop your career in people-focused professions, such as Social Work, Initial Teacher Training and Career Studies, to enable you to increase your knowledge and expand your opportunities.

The table below lists all of the postgraduate courses we offer in these areas by subject.

Career Studies

careers team Our Career Studies team offer two postgraduate programmes.

Career Development and Coaching Studies

Career Education, Information and Guidance in Higher Education

Both programmes include the option to complete a Postgraduate Award, Certificate or Diploma, or a full Master's degree.


woman_counselling.jpgWorking Therapeutically with Children and Young People is a postgraduate award designed for practitioners from a wide range of backgrounds, including youth workers, social workers, those working in the education sector, or working as a counsellor or psychotherapist.

Initial Teacher Training

teacherThe Postgraduate Diploma in Education (FE and Skills) is for anyone teaching or interested in teaching in a lifelong learning setting. The PGDE is a qualification similar to the PGCE but which offers you the chance to study entirely at Level 7, with the additional benefit of studying a specialist module to develop your individual subject specific teaching skills.

Social Work

social workThe MA in Social Work at Warwick is available for people with an undergraduate degree, and a clear desire and motivation to work with and support the most vulnerable people in society. Successful completion will lead to the professional qualification necessary to seek registration as a Social Worker, as well as a higher degree from a top-ten UK university.

For our PhDs, please visit our PhD Programmes page.

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