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Challenges of Careers Work in Higher Education (PGA)

University of Warwick

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  • Qualification

    Postgraduate Credits

  • Location

    University of Warwick

  • Study mode

    Part time

  • Start date

    04-OCT-21

  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary

Challenges of Careers Work in HE PGA will provide you with an overview of the wider context in which higher education careers work takes place. Studying the student experience to the professional ethics, theories and values, you will gain an insight and understanding of the professional practices.

Course Overview

The Challenges of Careers Work in Higher Education Postgraduate Award enables you to develop an overview of the wider context in which higher education careers work takes place. The module is designed to develop reflective practice in CEIGHE focusing on: the student experience; the evolution and current development of higher education; the management of CEIGHE work; roles, organisations and policies; professional ethics, theoretical perspectives and values.

Teaching

Blended learning: attendance learning-led with interactive workshops supported by online study materials

Assessment

Programmes within the department are assessed through a variety of methods depending on the module choices each student makes

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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