Career Guidance and Development at Edinburgh Napier University - UCAS

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Course summary

On this professionally accredited programme, you will explore the latest counselling techniques, and undertake work placements. You will study the latest developments in career development theory and career counselling and coaching practice as well as undertake work placements and work based learning to prepare you for work in the career development sector. The programme will equip you with the knowledge and skills to support your clients navigate the complex web of pathways in employment and education and develop their career potential. You will work with young people, adults, parents, teachers, employers and training providers. This one-year full-time course is recognised by the profession throughout the UK, and is accredited by the Career Development Institute. Please visit our website for course details.


Subjects include: career counselling and coaching; theories of career choice and development; career and educational information; labour market studies; public policy and the professional context for practice; equality, diversity and social inclusion.

Entry requirements

The entry requirement for this course is a UK Honours degree at 2.2 or above. We look for applicants to have a background in any discipline in order to be eligible for the programme. We may also consider lesser qualifications if you have sufficient relevant work experience within the industry. All applicants are interviewed for this programme and all successful applicants must complete a protecting vulnerable Groups (PVG) scheme or police check.

English language requirements

TestGradeAdditional details
IELTS (Academic)6IELTS 6.0 overall with no component below 5.5.

Fees and funding

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Career Guidance and Development at Edinburgh Napier University - UCAS