Career Guidance Practice at Nottingham Trent University - UCAS

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Course summary

With today’s continually changing labour market, along with and reforms in education and skills, careers guidance practice has become an increasingly significant part of education, employment, and training. The Postgraduate Certificate in Career Guidance Practice will develop your understanding and the skills required for one-to-one interactions and designing and delivering career and employability-related education programmes and learning activities. The course will equip you with the theoretical knowledge, practical skills and qualities required of a practitioner in a range of work settings. You'll benefit from a flexible approach to your studies with blended learning that enables you to balance studying with other commitments. The course is designed for those currently working within career development and employability, as well as those looking to enter the sector.


Professional Guidance Practice and Theoretical Perspectives, Designing and Delivering Career Related Learning

Assessment method

Assessment methods are varied and accommodate a variety of learning preferences. Written assignments include a reflective case study and an enquiry-based report, while skills-based assessments include one-to-one guidance and group work.

How to apply

International applicants

Please note: This Postgraduate Certificate in Career Guidance Practice course does not meet the UK Visas and Immigration requirements for Student Route sponsorship and therefore we cannot progress applications from candidates who require a Student Route visa under the Points Based Immigration System. Applicants to this course must be eligible to work in the UK for the duration of the course. Those who require a Student Visa can apply for the MA in Career Guidance and Leadership as this is open to international applicants.

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.

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

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Additional fee information

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Career Guidance Practice at Nottingham Trent University - UCAS