Birkbeck, University of London: Career Management and Coaching

InstitutionBirkbeck, University of London View institution profile
Department Organizational Psychology
Web http://www.bbk.ac.uk/
Telephone 0203 907 0700
Study type Taught

Summary

This Master's degree in career management and coaching offers a unique combination of in-depth study of career management, counselling and coaching with practical training in career coaching skills. It includes a placement with the Birkbeck Careers and Employability Service, the development of research skills and the academic study of behaviour at work.

The programme aims to equip coaches, consultants and HR professionals to work with groups and individuals at relational depth in organisations in the role of career coach, coach or consultant. It will enable you to critically evaluate theory, research and practice in these fields.

This is one of the few programmes in the UK to focus on adult career management and coaching. It attracts individuals working in a wide range of settings and organisational contexts, and provides excellent opportunities for peer learning and networking.

**HIGHLIGHTS**
- The Department of Organizational Psychology is renowned for its quality teaching and expertise in the delivery of part-time programmes.

- We offer students on this course a bespoke skills training day, as part of this course.

- Access to an extensive range of electronic resources, including specially prepared texts for each module. Use of the online learning environment with a high level of staff support.

- People who hold the MSc in Career Management and Coaching meet the qualification requirements for entry to the UK Register of Career Development Professionals. The Register is the sector equivalent of Chartered Status. Being on the Register proves to employers and clients that you hold a qualification in career development at QCF Level 6/SCQF level 11 or above, abide by the CDI Code of Ethics and undertake and record a minimum of 25 hours' CPD per year. Increasingly employers are asking that employees are on the Register.

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Introduction
Birkbeck, part of the University of London, offers nearly 300 taught and research postgraduate programmes across arts and humanities, business and economics, law, science and social science. As an evening teaching specialist, Birkbeck offers its taught postgraduate courses between 6-9pm, with some courses available through distance learning. As with undergraduate courses, postgraduates can study full-time or part-time.

Home to 44 research and specialist institutes, Birkbeck is the sixth largest provider of taught postgrad courses for UK and EU students - some 44% of its 11,000-plus students are on postgrad programmes. Around 90% of its academics ...

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