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Course summary

Join Warwick's Career Development and Coaching MA and boost your skills in supporting the career development of others. Warwick's Centre for Lifelong Learning will provide you with a thorough grounding in the skills and knowledge required for your career. Course overview This MA provides a thorough grounding in the skills and knowledge required to support the career development of others in a range of contexts. We will enable you to make a distinctive contribution to the field of career development and coaching studies through taught modules and independent research. The MA is approved by the Career Development Institute (CDI) as meeting the qualification requirement for the UK Register of Career Development Professionals.

Modules

Core modules

  • Career Development Theories
  • Career Coaching and Counselling
  • Research in Professional Practice
Optional modules There are two possible routes:
  • Route A: choose 3 optional modules and a 60-credit dissertation.
  • Route B: choose 1 optional module and a 100-credit dissertation.
Previously, a selection of the following options have been offered:
  • Career-related Learning
  • Organisations and Labour Markets
  • Career, Work Experience and Employability
- Career, Vocation and Calling

Assessment method

Modules are assessed through a combination of assignments (5,000 word projects) and case studies. Dissertation A (60 credits) consists of a 15,000 word dissertation (100%). Dissertation B (100 credits) consists of a more in-depth 25,000 word dissertation (100%). Typically, the dissertation is focused on a topic of your choice and includes an initial literature review, research questions, methodology and findings.


Entry requirements

**Minimum requirements** 2:ii in any discipline. This course is designed for applicants from a wide range of backgrounds, including individuals who are currently involved in career development and coaching support, individuals who wish to work in these areas and/or those who are interested in studying for personal interest. If you have alternative qualifications and relevant experience, you are welcome to discuss these with the course team. You must be able to produce written work of a good standard. **English language requirements** You can find out more about our English language requirements. This course requires the following: - Band B - Overall IELTS (Academic or UKVI) score of 7.0 and component scores. **International qualifications** We welcome applications from students with other internationally recognised qualifications. For more information, please visit the international entry requirements page. **Additional requirements** There are no additional entry requirements for this course.


Fees and funding

Tuition fees

No fee information has been provided for this course

Additional fee information

Please visit the University of Warwick website for the tuition fees for postgraduate courses: https://warwick.ac.uk/study/postgraduate/funding/fees
Career Development and Coaching Studies at University of Warwick - UCAS