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MA/PG Diploma/PG Certificate in Career Education, Information and Guidance in Higher Education (CEIGHE)

Standard Duration: Part-time: up to 4.5 years (MA); up to 3.5 years, (PG Diploma); up to 2.5 years (PG Certificate) (new durations subject to approval)

Min. entry requirements: 2:ii undergraduate degree (or equivalent) in any subject

English Language: IELTS 6.5, Band A

This flexible suite of courses is designed to support your professional development if you’re working in a career development support role within the university sector. You may be involved in career counselling/coaching, career information provision, employer liaison, employability or career-related teaching.

You’ll study part-time via a blend of distance learning and teaching here at Warwick. Workshops are highly interactive and led by experienced Association of Graduate Careers Advisory Service (AGCAS) trainers. Multimedia materials and peer forums support your learning and, through our virtual learning environment, are accessible wherever you are.

You will cover two core modules on Career Development Theories and the Challenges of Careers Work in Higher Education. You can also select from a variety of optional modules, quantities of which will vary depending on the qualification you’re working towards.

Application Fact File

Entry Requirements

2:ii undergraduate degree (or equivalent) in any subject

MA in Social Work

You are expected to possess a 2:i undergraduate degree (or equivalent) although a high 2:ii undergraduate degree may be considered. Maths and English at GCSE grade C level is also required.

Postgraduate Award in Working Therapeutically with Children and Young People
2:ii undergraduate degree (or equivalent) in a relevant subject. You must have professional experience in social work, youth work, teaching, counselling/psychotherapy or similar.

English Language requirements

Band A - IELTS 6.5

Postgraduate Award in Working Therapeutically with Children and Young People and MA in Social Work - Band B - IELTS 7.0


Applications should be made online at

MA in Social Work: All applications are made via UCAS.

Tuition Fees
(2016/17 rates.)

MA Coaching
Home/EU: Full-time: £8,140, Part-time: £4,070

Overseas: Full-time: £18,340, Part-time £9,170

MA Career Development and Coaching Studies (CDCS) and
MA Careers Education, Information & Guidance in Higher Education (CEIGHE) 

Home/EU: Full-time: £8,055, Part-time: £895 (per 20 CAT module)

Overseas: Full-time: £18,180, Part-time £2,020 (per 20 CAT module)

MA Social Work (MASW)
Home/EU: Full-time £7,780, Part-time £3,890

Overseas - Band 1: Full-time £17,500, Part-time £8,750

Overseas - Band 2: Full-time £22,340
Part-time £11,170

Postgraduate Diploma in Education (FE and Skills sector)



Details of funding opportunities are available via the Graduate School.