Career Development and Employability MA

University of Huddersfield    School of Education and Professional Development

Full time & Part time September MA 1 year full-time, 2 years part-time
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Are you interested in a rewarding career in career guidance and development? Look no further than our Career Development and Employability MA programme. This one-year full-time or two-year part-time course offers a comprehensive understanding of critical reflection and independent learning strategies. You'll also deepen your knowledge of educational research. The highlight of this programme is the opportunity to gain the nationally recognized professional qualification in Career Development (QCD) alongside your Master's degree. With access to extensive professional and academic networks, work placement opportunities, and excellent facilities, you'll be well-equipped for a successful career in higher education, further education, or the third sector. Join us and unlock your potential!

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On this course, you'll have the opportunity to develop an understanding of critical reflection and how to employ independent learning strategies to enable you to evaluate and inform your professional practice. You'll also develop and deepen your knowledge and understanding of educational research.

This course is for those seeking a professional qualification in Career Guidance. You'll have the opportunity to take the Qualification in Career Development (QCD) - the nationally recognised professional qualification awarded by the Career Development Institute (CDI) - alongside the Master's qualification. You'll learn about policy, practice and theories underpinning career guidance, equality and diversity, partnership working and research-based practice.

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Entry Requirements

A degree or an equivalent professional qualification. Suitably experienced applicants without a degree will be considered.
In addition you must also have:

Relevant experience in a paid or voluntary basis.
Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check and health clearances.
Complete a satisfactory interview.
International applicants must be available for interview in person or via Skype.

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