This postgraduate award aims to develop systematic knowledge and comprehensive understanding of classic and contemporary career development theories from a range of discipline areas. It will also develop confident and creative practice informed by key career development concepts. You will learn to cultivate innovative and effective practice appropriate to a range of relevant roles e.g. career-related one-to-one work, group work, employer liaison, online provision, management and marketing.
- Career Development and Coaching Studies (PGDip)
- Career Development and Coaching Studies (MA)
- Career Development and Coaching Studies (PGCert)
- Career Coaching and Counselling (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 consisting of intensive all-day workshops with further materials provided via a virtual learning environment supported by core reading available electronically and tutorial.
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%).
Our graduates have gone on to work for organisations including: St Catherine’s College Oxford, Careers Wales, Job Centre plus and Careers and enterprise company.
They have progressed into roles such as: Careers Consultant, Widening Participation worker, Recruitment Consultant and Job Coach.
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Part-time: 1 year
(April 2019 - April 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, those 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
English Language Requirements
IELTS overall score of 6.5, minimum component scores not below 6.0
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Location of Study
University of Warwick
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