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About

Underpinned by an ethos promoting ethical and client-centred professional practice, this Career Development and Management course at Coventry University aims to equip you with relevant, high quality career guidance practitioner skills such as interviewing and developing career learning programmes, as well as designing and using labour market information to provide effective insight and advice. 

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Overview

Taught through blended learning (online and face-to-face teaching) and fully accredited by the Career Development Institute (CDI), on successful completion you will additionally be eligible for the Qualification in Career Development (QCD) (please note that this is subject to membership, application and additional costs will apply) which can allow you to work in a variety of career guidance provider contexts. 

The CDI is the UK-wide professional body for everyone working in the fields of career education, career coaching, career consultancy, career management and career information, advice and guidance.

As part of this course you will undertake a professional development module in Entrepreneurship accredited by the Chartered Management Institute. Each of the participating postgraduate courses have an individually tailored version of the Chartered Management Institute (CMI) Professional Development module, offering the opportunity to apply for Chartered Manager status.

Career prospects 

Career development professionals provide activities and services which assist individuals or organisations seeking support to effect a wide range of career transitions. These may be associated with life and career stages, including the development of young people’s career ideas.

Successful completion of the Career Development and Management course at Coventry University should provide you with skills to seek employment as a guidance practitioner in the statutory services, careers guidance within further education and higher education institutions, adult guidance partnerships, charitable organisations, community-based agencies and opportunities in the voluntary and private sectors.

Accreditation

Career Development Institute (CDI)

Chartered Management Institute (CMI)

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Models of Career Guidance Interventions
  • Career Theory
  • Engaging with practice
  • Organisational Management
  • Social Research Methods 

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months
  • Part-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

If you’re an international student and are interested in applying for a Foundation year, HNC, HND or Degree course then you’ll need to apply to us directly.

Credits

180 alternative credits
  • PgDip: 120 credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Lower Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Applicants should hold the equivalent of a 2:2 undergraduate degree in any subject.
  • Applicants must show a strong interest in career guidance and be motivated to pursue a career in the field. Applicants who can demonstrate considerable experience at an appropriate professional level but who do not have the formal academic entry qualifications may also be admitted, subject to an application and assessment. 
  • Each application will be considered on its merits and the final decision will be made by the course director. For information regarding what might amount to ‘considerable experience at an appropriate professional level,’ please contact the course director. All offers are subject to satisfactory disclosure and barring service/criminal conviction check.
  • Please note: students must also meet the placement requirements, normally assessed by an interview during the first term of the course following enrolment.

Tuition Fee

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  • National

    10600 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 10600 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • UK: £7,066 (PgDip)

Living costs for Coventry

656 - 1057 GBP /month
Living costs

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

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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