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). The course can either be taken over one year of full-time study or two years part-time. You can choose between attending teaching in person or engaging through blended learning.
You can opt to study to Qualification in Career Guidance (QCG) level (120 HE Level 7 credits) or go 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.