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Course summary

With today’s continuously changing labour market, along with education and skills reforms, career guidance and leadership have become an increasingly significant part of education, employment and training. This unique qualification in Career Guidance and Leadership with professional qualification will equip you with the theoretical knowledge, practical skills and qualities required in practice for a range of professional roles within the career development and employability sector. You'll benefit from a flexible approach to your studies with our blended and distance learning, as well as personalised, hands-on learning. You’ll be ready to work with a range of clients and make a real difference in people’s lives - whether you’re planning a future in career development and employability or already working within the sector.


Professional Guidance Practice and Theoretical Perspectives, Designing and Delivering Career Related Learning, Careers Strategy and Leadership, Research Methods and Dissertation/ Service Evaluation

Assessment method

Assessment methods are varied and accommodate a variety of learning preferences. Written assignments include case studies, enquiry-based reports, a reflective journal, a portfolio of evidence, and a dissertation or service evaluation, while skills-based assessments include one-to-one guidance interactions and group work.

Entry requirements

You will need an undergraduate degree equivalent to a UK undergraduate honours degree or other equivalent higher education qualification e.g. HND / DipHE. Applicants without such qualifications will be considered but will be required to evidence relevant work experience in a related field, and demonstrate their motivation and ability to study at postgraduate level. Via the admissions process, all suitable applicants are invited for an interview, which takes place at a convenient time via a Teams or phone call. This is an opportunity for the applicant to discuss their application and motivation to study the course and to have questions about the course addressed. Areas for discussion include the applicant’s understanding and interest in the following areas: - career development/employability - commitment to a “career in career” - an insight into the demands of the sector for practitioners working in the profession - the ability to manage the demands of postgraduate study.

English language requirements

IELTS 6.5 with a minimum of 5.5 in each component or equivalent

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

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Additional fee information

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Career Guidance and Leadership at Nottingham Trent University - UCAS