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Career Education, Information and Guidance in HE (PGCert)

University of Warwick

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  • Qualification

    Postgraduate Certificate

  • Location

    University of Warwick

  • Study mode

    Part time

  • Start date

    04-OCT-21

  • Duration

    2.5 years

Course summary

The PG Certificate in Career Education, Information and Guidance in Higher Education provides a core foundation in the knowledge and skills required for higher education career and employability work. The flexible nature of this course allows you to complete the core modules and then follow a more individualised track through the optional modules linked to your working role.

Course Overview

The course is approved by the Association of Graduate Careers Advisory Services (AGCAS) and designed and taught in partnership with this professional body. It is also approved by the Career Development Institute (CDI) as meeting the qualification requirement for the UK Register of Career Development Professionals. The course is designed for anyone who is new to the work and/or wishes to enrol on a shorter course than the PG Diploma and MA. It is approved by the Association of Graduate Careers Advisory Services (AGCAS) and designed and taught in partnership with this professional body. It is also approved by the Career Development Institute (CDI) as meeting the qualification requirement for the UK Register of Career Development Professionals.

Teaching

The PG Certificate consists of four modules: two core 20 credit modules and two 10 credit optional modules. The course involves engaging in significant amounts of both independent study and group teaching. Its flexible nature means that you can plot an individual track through the course and use the virtual and physical learning environments to make contact with others. You will start with the core modules, firstly Career Development Theories and then Challenges of Careers Work in Higher Education module. These modules run twice a year.

Assessment

Modules are assessed through work-based projects.

Careers

Our graduates occupy a range of relevant career development roles in the private and public sectors. Former students have gone on to publish and disseminate their work in a range of academic and professional contexts. PhD opportunities are available at Warwick within the Centre for Lifelong Learning and the Warwick Institute for Employment Research.

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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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