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Career Development and Coaching Studies PGCert

University of Warwick

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  • Qualification

    Postgraduate Certificate

  • Location

    University of Warwick

  • Study mode

    Part time

  • Start date

    SEP

  • Duration

    2 years

Course summary

Receive thorough training on Career Development and Coaching PGCert. Offered as a part-time as a flexible part-time structure, Warwick's Centre for Lifelong Learning will support you through your studies.

Course Overview

The Postgraduate Certificate provides a foundation for today’s career development professional. It is approved by the Career Development Institute (CDI) as meeting the qualification requirement for the UK Register of Career Development Professionals. The course consists of three 20 credit modules.

Teaching

Teaching is mainly carried out through lectures and seminars, with an average of 8-10 hours of lectures and 3-5 hours of seminars per week. You can expect to spend an average of 17 hours per week learning through independent study, which will include reading journals and books, completing problem sets and assessments, revising for exams and undertaking research.

Your dissertation work will normally be individually supervised on a one-to-one basis and we have an effective personal tutor system providing individual support. We encourage one-to-one interaction with our world-leading academics and offer great flexibility in the optional modules that allow you to specialise or diversify your studies.

Assessment

For MSc students, assessment is through formal examinations, coursework and an individually supervised research dissertation. Feedback is a vital part of the assessment process, as it helps you to reach your full potential by identifying the strengths and weaknesses of your work and the actions needed to develop your understanding and enhance your performance.

Feedback is provided in a variety of ways, including: grades and comments on marked work, solutions to problem sets, verbal feedback from tutors and peers in classes, Advice and Feedback hours with academic staff and personal tutor meetings.

Careers

Graduates from these courses have gone on to work for employers including: Age UK; Coventry City Council; Department for Work and Pensions; Refugee Council; Unicef UK and the University of Cambridge. They have pursued roles such as: further education teaching professionals; human resources administrative occupations; psychologists; social workers and vocational and industrial trainers and instructors.

Our department has a dedicated professionally qualified Senior Careers Consultant offering impartial advice and guidance together with workshops and events throughout the year. Previous examples of workshops and events include:

  • Warwick careers fairs throughout the year
  • Transferable skills for counselling
  • Effective applications for counselling
  • Effective applications for PGDE
  • Interview skills for PGDE

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University information

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University of Warwick

  • University League Table

    11th

  • Campus address

    University of Warwick, Coventry, Coventry, CV4 7AL, England

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    17th out of 81 1

  • Entry standards

    / Max 201
    137 69%

    17th

    4
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    62 62%

    65th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.40 88%

    3rd

    1

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