Career Development and Employability Postgraduate Diploma (Distance Learning)

Online University of Huddersfield    School of Education and Professional Development

Full time & Part time January PGDip 1 year full-time, 2 years part-time
Education (11) Social Work (32)

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The Career Development and Employability Postgraduate Diploma (Distance Learning) is a professional qualification programme designed for individuals interested in pursuing a career in career guidance. This course offers the opportunity to acquire the nationally recognized Qualification in Career Development (QCD) alongside a Master's qualification. You will explore topics such as career guidance theories, equality and diversity, partnership working, and research-based practice. The programme can lead to exciting career prospects in higher and further education, employability services, and third sector organizations. Entry requirements include a degree or equivalent professional qualification, relevant experience, and a satisfactory interview. Access to a computer with internet connection and video/audio devices is essential for online learning.

About the course

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.
Complete a satisfactory interview.
International applicants must be available for interview in person or via Skype.

In order to successfully study this distance learning course, you must also have:

Access to a computer with a reliable internet connection.
The ability to access and use online study guidance and support.
Appropriate video and audio devices so that you can participate in webinar tutorials.


Please see the course webpage for further information.

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