Postgraduate Certificate On Campus

Career Coaching (Part-time)

Birkbeck, University of London

12 months
6030 GBP/year
3950 GBP/year
Tuition fee
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Career Coaching (Part-time) at Birkbeck, University of London offers a unique combination of in-depth study of career management, counselling and coaching theory with practical training in career coaching skills.


Career Coaching (Part-time) at Birkbeck, University of London  aims to equip coaches, consultants and HR professionals with the skills and knowledge to work with groups and individuals in organisations and in private practice in the role of career coach or consultant.

This is one of the few programmes in the UK to focus on adult career management and coaching. It attracts individuals working in a wide range of settings and organisational contexts, and provides excellent opportunities for peer learning and networking. It also offers a progression route onto our MSc Career Coaching.


Career coaching is an expanding profession, given the changing world of work. The certificate offers the core skills to work in career management, career services and outplacement agencies. For experienced career practitioners the programme provides a strong academic base to complement practical experience in organisations as career and talent managers and in private practice.

Alumni use the skills and knowledge gained on the course to progress in their current management roles and to transition into the field: possible professions include human resources and career support services.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Career Coaching Skills 
  • Career Counselling and Coaching
  • Life Career Development
  • The Coaching Context
  • Life Career Development

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

You are strongly advised to apply now, to ensure there are still places on your chosen course and to give you enough time to complete the admissions process.


60 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Lower Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Our standard postgraduate entry requirement is a second-class honours degree (2:2 or above) from a UK university, or an equivalent international qualification.
  • The application form 
  • Your personal details
  • Your qualifications
  • Your work experience
  • Your personal statement
  • Referees
  • Statistical information
  • English proficiency

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    6030 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 6030 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • National

    3950 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 3950 GBP per year during 12 months.

Living costs for London

1137 - 2157 GBP /month
Living costs

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


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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