This course, combining academic study and professional training, is for you if you want to enter the career guidance profession in which you could work in a range of settings (e.g. careers service companies, youth guidance services, further education, higher education, adult guidance, the voluntary sector).
At our Medway Campus
The programme can either be studied one year full-time or two years and 3 months part-time. At Medway you can choose between attending teaching in person or engaging through blended learning. The programme begins in September each year.
At our London venue
The programme can be studied full-time or part-time for one full calendar year. Teaching is from 1-7pm in London and in addition students have access to our counselling suite in Medway for six days each year for the assessment of practical skills.
Qualification in Career Guidance (QCG)
You can opt to study only the PG Diploma (120 credits at Level 7) / Qualification in Career Guidance (QCG) or to continue on to complete the full MA.
The University and the Career Development Institute validate the QCG, which is widely recognised in the UK and overseas as the professional qualification for working in this sector, and provides sound basis for entry into all aspects of Careers work. The full MA provides both the professional and academic qualifications for a successful career in this sector