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Postgraduate Diploma On Campus

Career Guidance and Development

Edinburgh Napier University

12 months
Duration
14337 GBP/year
6120 GBP/year
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About

On this professionally accredited Career Guidance and Development programme from Edinburgh Napier University, you will explore the latest counselling techniques, and undertake work placements

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Overview

This one-year full-time Career Guidance and Development programme from Edinburgh Napier University is accredited by the Career Development Institute and is recognised by the profession throughout the UK. 

This programme will equip you with the knowledge 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.

You will explore the latest developments in career counselling and coaching practice as well as undertake work placements to prepare you for work in the career development sector. 

How you’ll be taught

You will learn by a variety of teaching methods including lectures, tutorials, visits to employers, and independent study. 

Career counselling skills are developed via individual coaching with an experienced careers adviser.

Careers

  • Career Adviser
  • Guidance Practitioner

Main Employers:

  • Skills Development Scotland
  • University Careers Services
  • Community agencies promoting employability for disadvantaged groups

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Advanced Career Counselling, Coaching and Development
  • Career Counselling, Coaching and Development
  • Career Development Theory
  • Contemporary Guidance Practice
  • Education and Labour Markets
  • Policy and contexts for practice

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

120 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Lower Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • The entry requirement for this course is a Bachelor (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.
  • Applicants who meet the minimum entry criteria will be interviewed for this programme. 
  • All successful applicants must complete a Protecting Vulnerable Groups (PVG) Scheme or police check.
  • We welcome applications from students studying a wide range of international qualifications.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    14337 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 14337 GBP for the full programme during 12 months.
  • National

    6120 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 6120 GBP for the full programme during 12 months.

Living costs for Edinburgh

725 - 1167 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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