University of Huddersfield

University of Huddersfield

Guidance (Professional Studies)

This is a course for graduates of any academic field seeking a professional qualification in career guidance. Successful completion of the course results in the Career Development Institute approved career guidance professional qualification (the qualification in career guidance), which leads to career prospects in guidance agencies, higher and further education careers services, education and voluntary (3rd sector organisations). For information regarding fees please contact the University direct.

Entry requirements

A degree or equivalent (suitably experienced applicants without a degree will be considered). In addition applicants must also have: Relevant experience in a paid or voluntary basis. Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check.

Course modules

Modules include: Developing professional practice 1 (work with individuals and groups); inequality inclusion and critical social policy; the guidance network; developing professional practice (organisational culture and project planning); dissertation.

Assessment methods

Assessment is continuous and varied and includes written assignments, presentations and reports.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MA Part-time September 2016 - 2 years
PgDip Full-time September 2016 - 1 years
PgDip Part-time September 2016 - 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
University of Huddersfield Huddersfield HD1 3DH Yorkshire and the Humber

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