The Postgraduate Diploma provides a thorough training for today’s career development professional. It is approved by the Career Development Institute (CDI) as meeting the qualification requirement for the UK Register of Career Development Professionals. The course consists of six 20-credit modules.
- Career Development and Coaching Studies (MA)
- Career Development and Coaching Studies (PGCert)
- Career Coaching and Counselling (PGA)
- 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)
Previously, a selection of the following optional modules have been offered:
- Career-related Learning
- Organisations and Labour Markets
- Career, Vocation and Calling
- Careers, Work Experience and Employability
- Research Project
* The modules mentioned above may be subject to change. Please read our terms and conditions for more detailed information.
Blend of workshops and virtual learning.
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.
Modules are assessed through a combination of assignments (5,000 word projects) and case studies.
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
To Visit Warwick...
There are a number of different ways to visit the University of Warwick throughout the year. We host bespoke PG visits, where you can talk directly with your chosen department and explore our campus through a personalised tour. Some departments also host their own events and open days, where you can learn more about your department or course of study. To find out more about all of these opportunities, visit our Postgraduate Visits page.
Part-time: up to 3 years
(April 2019 - April 2022)
2:ii in any discipline. If you have with alternative qualifications and relevant experience, you are welcome to discuss these with the course team. 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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In 2016/17, we allocated over £36 million in scholarship funding to postgraduate students. The University is also part of a number of prestigious government Scholarship schemes, including Chevening, Fulbright, Commonwealth and Marshall. For more information click here.
Additional Course Costs
Find out more about fees and funding on the University website.