Edinburgh Napier University PG Cert. in Career Development programme modules:


Modules covered on the programme include:

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Description of modules


Professional Contexts for Career Development

This module introduces you to the importance of context in career development practice. Labour markets, public policy, and institutional arrangements all influence the nature of career development work. Issues of equality and social justice are highlighted in this module.


Concepts for Career Choice and Development

This module focuses on the psychological and sociological theories that underpin the practice of career development. You will explore and critique both well established and contemporary concepts and their impact on career development practice.


Educational and Vocational Guidance

In this module, you will explore the helping relationship that underpins careers work. You will learn about individual, group and online interactions with clients. You will develop an understanding of what makes guidance effective.

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