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Postgraduate Diploma Career Guidance and Leadership

Postgraduate Diploma Career Guidance and Leadership

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Full time


1 year

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Key information

Qualification type

Postgraduate Diploma

Subject areas

Careers Advice Work Leadership

Course type


Course Summary

With today’s continuously changing labour market, along with education and skills reforms, career guidance and leadership have become an increasingly significant part of education, employment and training.

This unique Postgraduate Diploma in Career Guidance and Leadership with professional qualification will equip you with the theoretical knowledge, practical skills and qualities required in practice for a range of professional roles within the career development and employability sector. You'll benefit from a flexible approach to your studies with our blended learning, as well as personalised, hands-on learning.

You’ll be ready to work with a range of clients and make a real difference in people’s lives - whether you’re planning a future in career development and employability or already working within the sector.

What you’ll study

The course will provide you with a comprehensive understanding of careers guidance, education and leadership, and enable you to develop a critical awareness of current developments, contemporary debates and insights in the discipline and sector. You will acquire professional skills and apply theory to practice in a range of professional contexts. You will learn about national and international theoretical perspectives and concepts relating to career guidance and career development, employability, career related learning, management and leadership, and their applications for practice.

Upon completion, you will be able to reflect upon your practice and performance and identify continuing professional development and personal development needs – ensuring that you are able to adapt and respond to the contextual needs of clients, employers and the sector.

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Entry requirements

You will need an undergraduate degree equivalent to a UK undergraduate honours degree or other equivalent higher education qualification e.g. HND / DipHE.

University information

Nottingham Trent University (NTU) is one of the biggest and most popular universities in the UK offering a number of benefits for postgraduate students. The University offers a variety of taught postgraduate courses and a wide range of research degree options across their eight academic schools. There are many types of postgraduate study on offer including taught postgraduate courses, professional courses and research degrees. Whether you...more

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