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Career Education, Information and Guidance in HE (MA)

University of Warwick

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  • Qualification

    MA - Master of Arts

  • Location

    University of Warwick

  • Study mode

    Part time

  • Start date

    04-OCT-21

  • Duration

    4.5 years

Course summary

The MA in Career Education, Information and Guidance in Higher Education enables you to make a distinctive contribution to higher education career and employability work through taught modules and independent research. The course is taught via collaboration between Warwick’s Centre for Lifelong Learning and AGCAS. You will gain a comprehensive understanding of the theories and practices, issues, ethics, and models surrounding higher education career and employabiltys work. Gain a comprehensive understanding of the theories and practices, issues, ethics, and models surrounding higher education career and employabilty work.

Course Overview

This MA enables you to make a distinctive contribution to higher education careers work through independent research. 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

Each module is taught via a blend of contact time and distance learning with the precise blend varying according to each module. You will be taught by experienced AGCAS Trainers for at least two modules. The workshops are highly interactive and led by experienced career development professionals. The distance-learning elements are taught via a virtual learning environment and include use of multimedia materials and forums. Everyone on the MA, PG Diploma and PG Certificate starts with the core modules, firstly in Career Development Theories and then Challenges of Careers Work in Higher Education. These modules run twice a year.

Assessment

The course is generally assessed through work-based projects depending on the module choices each student makes.

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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