Taught course

Career Guidance and Development

Edinburgh Napier University · School of Health and Social Sciences

Entry requirements

To apply, you will need an honours degree in any discipline. Degree-equivalent qualifications will be considered if you can demonstrate the appropriate skills and knowledge to study effectively at an advanced level.

Months of entry


Course content

Studied full time over one year, the course will involve lectures, tutorials and independent study. The course can be studied online via distance learning over two years, but only if you are already employed in a relevant guidance role.

Trimester 1

Professional Practice 1, Policy and Organisations, Career-related Information and Learning

Trimester 2

Professional Practice 2, Labour Market Studies, Career Development Theory

Information for international students

For applicants whose first language is not English, the following is generally required: minimum IELTS 6.0, TOEFL 550/213 Please see our website for up-to-date information.

Fees and funding

Please see our website for up-to-date fee & funding information.

Qualification and course duration


distance learning
24 months
full time
12 months

Course contact details

Information Office
08452 60 60 40