This postgraduate award enables you to develop understanding and skills in career coaching and counselling, and their use in career development. You will also integrate this understanding with your practice in a variety of contexts.
- Career Development and Coaching Studies (MA)
- Career Development and Coaching Studies (PGCert)
- Career Development and Coaching Studies (PGDip)
- Career Development Theories (PGA)
- Career Education, Information and Guidance in HE (MA)
- Career Education, Information and Guidance in HE (PGCert)
- Career Education, Information and Guidance in HE (PGDip)
- Challenges of Careers Work in Higher Education (PGA)
- Postgraduate Diploma in Education (FE and Skills) (PGDip)
- Social Work (MA)
30 hours of blended learning that is predominantly an intensive, two-day workshop with further materials provided via a virtual learning environment including webinar, peer and tutorial support.
An average of 8 -10 hours of lectures and 3-5 hours of seminars per week.
Core modules are up to 200 students; optional modules vary (15-75) and seminars typically average around 15-20 students.
The assignment consists of a 5,000 word project (100%). Typically, you are asked to critique a case study of a career coaching interaction, and then record and comment on your own use of career coaching concepts in a career helping conversation.
Our graduates have gone on to work for organisations including:
- St Catherine’s College Oxford
- Careers Wales
- Job Centre plus
- Careers and enterprise company
They have progressed into roles such as:
- Careers Consultant
- Widening Participation worker
- Recruitment Consultant
- Job Coach
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Part-time: 1 year
(May 2019 - May 2020)
This course is designed for applicants from a wide range of backgrounds including individuals who are currently involved in career development and coaching support, individuals who wish to work in these areas and/or those who are interested in studying for personal interest. You must be able to produce written work of a good standard.
English Language Requirements
IELTS overall score of 6.5, minimum component scores not below 6.0
Department of Study
Location of Study
University of Warwick
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