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Career Counsellor

Latvia University of Life Sciences and Technologies

24 months
2200 EUR/year
2200 EUR/year
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Career Counsellor from the Latvia University of Life Sciences and Technologies provides students with knowledge in career counseling and management of career development in multicultural environment of education and employment.


At Career Counsellor from the Latvia University of Life Sciences and Technologies, you'll gain knowledge in career development, counseling and communication theories, career service management and different types of career development in organizations.

You'll gain an understanding of professional ethics in counseling communication, the latest trends in employment and job search, social integration and intercultural aspects. You'll benefit from the opportunity to develop and strengthen the skills of communication of counseling process as well as the skills of  IT in career counseling and research skills, where research methods are applied.

You'll gain the opportunity to arouse interest in research activities and to have practical training in the presentation of research results.

The full-time Career Counsellor programme from Latvia University of Life Sciences and Technologies covers 2 academic years. In the 1st year, general skills and abilities for career counselors in different types of educational and employment institutions are acquired, practices in investigation of counseling fields and observation of counseling process are carried out. The 2nd year focuses on specific and common professional skills in career counseling, application of these skills in two practices of counseling and counseling research. The study programme is completed with the defense of a masters thesis.


Educational and leadership positions in career counseling institutions, adult education, career and counseling centers, government institutions in the education sector. Students may also choose to continue studies in a respective Doctoral study programme at universities of Latvia or abroad.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Career Development Theories
  • Communication Theories in Counselling
  • Career Service Management
  • Investigation of Counselling Fields (practice)
  • Human Life Cycles
  • Employment and Job Searching 
  • Social Inclusion and Multiculturalism
  • Organizational Culture
  • Legislation in Career Support
  • System
  • Professional Ethics of Career Counsellor
  • Observation of Counselling (practice)

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


120 ECTS


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Applicants with the Bachelor‘s degree of education sciences in pedagogy, or Bachelor‘s degree of social sciences in psychology or the psychologist‘s qualification or applicants with completed second-level professional higher education and the teacher‘s qualification are approved for admission to the programme.
  • Passport copy
  • Copy of documents that state your previous education (diploma, transcript of records) in original language. If the document is not in English or Latvian, also a notarized translation in English have to be provided
  • Copy of document that states your English proficiency (IELTS, TOEFL, etc.), if your mother tongue is not English.
  • 160 EUR - for all foreign applicants

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    2200 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 2200 EUR per year during 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    2200 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 2200 EUR per year during 24 months.

Living costs for Jelgava

250 - 370 LVL /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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