Coventry University

Coventry University

Career Guidance

The aim of this course is to provide students with opportunities to develop the relevant skills, knowledge and experience needed for offering career guidance; students will have the opportunity to develop their interpersonal and professional skills by taking a placement in a school, college, further education or higher education institute, or a Connexions or Adult Guidance agency; the course is also recognised and accredited by the Institute of Career Guidance.

Entry requirements

Applicants should hold the equivalent of a 2.2 undergraduate degree in any subject. Applicants must show a strong interest in career guidance and be motivated to pursue a career in it. We welcome applications from individuals who have good interpersonal and communication skills, able to engage in continuous professional development and have experience of informing, advising or guiding people more generally e.g. through voluntary work. All offers are subject to satisfactory disclosure and barring service/criminal conviction check. Applicants whose 1st language is not English should have an IELTS of 6.5 overall, with no component lower than 5.5. Pre-sessional English is available if required. Applicants must also meet the placement requirements, normally assessed by an interview during the 1st term of the course.

Course modules

Modules include: the framework for professional practice, including ethics and values; career guidance theory and policy, including theories of career choice and models of delivery; work-based learning, including input that will develop your professionalism in organisations; research methods (including evaluation): a key way of ensuring the impact and relevance of the profession; working with clients and partnerships, including networking skills.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,799 per Whole course (England) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 11,280 per Whole course (International) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,799 per Whole course (Northern Ireland) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,799 per Whole course (Scotland) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,799 per Whole course (Wales) 1 years
MA Part-time September 2016 - 2 years
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 7,520 per Whole course (International) 1 years
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 3,866 per Whole course (Northern Ireland) 1 years
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 3,866 per Whole course (Scotland) 1 years
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 3,866 per Whole course (Wales) 1 years
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 3,866 per Whole course (England) 1 years
PgDip Part-time September 2016 - 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Coventry University Coventry CV1 5FB West Midlands

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Key information

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Postgraduate Overseas and European Student Enquiries
Telephone number: 
024 7615 2152