Career Development (PgCert)

Edinburgh Napier University


Off campus


The programme has been designed both for those working in career development, and for those aspiring to enter the field.

You will develop a critical understanding of key issues in career development practice, applicable to a variety of roles. You will gain the knowledge required to exercise professional autonomy and initiative in educational, workplace or community settings.

You will study three 20 credit modules. One module is studied in each trimester. The modules are designed so that they can be studied in any sequence.

Professional Contexts for Career Development; Concepts for Career Choice and Development; Educational and Vocational Guidance.

Entry Requirements

A 2:2 Honours degree in any discipline.

You will require a satisfactory criminal record check from Disclosure Scotland to show that you are suitable for this type of course. Contact Disclosure Scotland for details on the type you would need.

Start Date

September, January, May


Postgraduate Diploma

Study Method

Distance and Flexible learning

Course Length

1 year


Criminology, Psychology and Sociology

SCQF Level