Taught course

Careers Education and Coaching

Institution
University of Derby · Institute of Education
Qualifications
MA

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Entry requirements

You will typically be expected to hold an undergraduate degree or an equivalent qualification. Those meeting the academic requirements will be invited for an interview. As the course includes mandatory placements you will be expected to have a DBS check. Those failing to meet the requirements of the DBS check will not be eligible for the programme. If you do not hold traditional entry qualifications, your suitability will be assessed by reviewing your academic achievement, professional or occupational experience, level of operation and personal qualities.

Months of entry

September

Course content

If you aspire to help others chart their future direction, this distinctive masters course is your gateway into fulfilling roles in careers education and coaching.

  • Learn how to design and deliver effective career guidance to make a genuine difference to people’s lives
  • Gain your masters degree alongside a high-quality, nationally recognised professional award, the Qualification in Career Development
  • Achieve high professional standards: this programme is run in association with the Career Development Institute
  • Hone your practical skills and gain fresh perspectives on relevant work-based placements
  • Conduct your own research project on a theme which matches your professional interests and ambitions
  • Draw on the expertise of our International Centre for Guidance Studies, a world-leading centre which is helping shape the future of the career development profession
  • Learn from an enthusiastic and experienced team of staff who are recognised as thought leaders and influencers in this field
  • Enjoy maximum flexibility: take this programme on a full-time or part-time basis so that you can fit your studies around your other commitments

Information for international students

If English is not your first language, you will need to prove you are proficient in English – IELTS 6.5.

Fees and funding

UK students
£6,750 for the full course
International students
£14,700

Learn more at the funding page.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MA
    full time
    12 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
    part time
    24 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

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Enquiries
Email
marketing@derby.ac.uk
Phone
44 (0)1332 591044