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, including 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.
You complete 9 taught compulsory modules and undertake training in career coaching skills.
You also complete a supervised independent applied research project of 8000'10,000 words.
Year 1 modules:
Career Coaching Skills 1;
Career Counselling and Coaching;
Understanding Organizations and Change .
Year 2 modules:
Career Coaching Skills 2;
Consultancy and Professional Practice;
Life Career Development .
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- A good Honours degree, or equivalent, from a recognised university. Management development professionals and consultants without a first degree but with suitable professional qualifications and at least 5 or more years' significant management experience in a range of organisations may be considered. If English is not your first language or you have not previously studied in English: IELTS Academic Test score of 7.0, with not less than 6.0 in each of the sub-tests.