About the course
On this professionally accredited programme, you will explore the latest counselling techniques, and undertake work placements. This Postgraduate Diploma has an excellent record of supporting students into relevant employment. As a careers guidance professional, you will be working with young people, adults, parents, teachers, employers and training providers. This course equips you with the knowledge to support clients who are navigating the confusing maze of pathways in employment and education. This one-year full-time course is recognised by the profession throughout the UK, and is accredited by the Career Development Institute.With an excellent employment rate for graduates, our postgraduate diploma combines academic study with practical professional training, including six weeks of work placement. Teaching staff on the programme are qualified and experienced career advisers and bring additional specialist expertise to the course. You will acquire effective interpersonal communication skills for one-to-one career guidance, working with groups and via online media. You will learn and put into practice the latest counselling techniques, while developing the necessary research and teamwork skills to carry you into your own successful career. The skills taught are transferable to many other roles in employment, education and training. Former students have gone on to work in education-industry liaison, and projects promoting mentoring or equality and diversity.
Intake Months
SEPTEMBER
Delivery Locations
C119435
Qualification
Diploma
Estimated annual course fee
GBP 12,660
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Duration
1 Year
English language requirements
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6
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80
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56
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Edinburgh Napier University

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Edinburgh Napier University is a public university in Edinburgh, Scotland. Napier Technical College, the predecessor of the university, was founded in 1964, taking its name from 16th-century Scottish mathematician and philosopher John Napier. The technical college was inaugurated as a university in 1992 by Lord Douglas-Hamilton, becoming Napier University. In 2009, the university was renamed Edinburgh Napier University.
Edinburgh Napier University develops students through the personalised learning and links to industry and find solutions to societal problems through research. It’s vision is compelling, to be an enterprising and innovative community, renowned internationally, with an unrivalled student learning experience. When students come to Edinburgh Napier University, they will study at one of the six specialist schools. Each of the schools is an impressive institution, with world-class facilities, academics, researchers and international links.
It participates in the Santander Universities SME Internship Programme, connecting talented students and graduates with some of the UK’s fastest growing, most exciting small and medium-sized enterprises. Postgraduate study is an opportunity to dive deeper into a subject student love, think bigger with specialist academic guidance, and lead change in the field students choose. The University has three campuses in Edinburgh offering advanced facilities for learning, teaching and research. Based in an iconic, prosperous city and a stunning, ambitious forward-thinking country, Edinburgh Napier is a great place to live, work and study.
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Merchiston Campus - Edinburgh Napier University

10 Colinton Road, Edinburgh, Edinburgh, EH10 5DT

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Built around the historic 16th-century birthplace and home of our very own John Napier, Merchiston campus is home to our creative, computing and engineering students. Situated in the buzzing neighbourhood of Bruntsfield, independent cafes, restaurants and shops are just around the corner. Merchiston is also home to the Edinburgh Napier Students Association. We also have rehearsal and performance spaces in a converted church just around the corner in nearby Morningside.