Career Counsellor - Master studies

Career Counsellor
Planned:Enrolment in year 2019/20
Last updated on:2019-07-02
Type of study programmeMaster studies
DegreeProfessional Master in Education. Qualification: Career Counsellor
Licence/accreditationStudy programme accredited until 31-Dec-2023
 
DurationFull time – 2 years
Study typeFull-time
Credit points80 (ECTS: 120)
Study languageEnglish (EN)
Study arrangementsStudy language is English. During studies international students join groups of local students or study according to an individual plan. Optional Latvian language and culture course is offered to international students
Fees2200 EUR per year (2019/20)
 
Study programme descriptionThis programme provides students with knowledge in career counseling and management of career development in multicultural environment of education and employment.
The full-time degree programme covers 2 academic years. In the 1st year, general skills and abilities for career counselors in different types of educational and employment institutions are acquired, practices in investigation of counseling fields and observation of counseling process are carried out. The 2nd year focuses on specific and common professional skills in career counseling, application of these skills in two practices of counseling and counseling research. The study programme is completed with the defense of a masters thesis.


Career prospects
Educational and leadership positions in career counseling institutions, adult education, career and counseling centers, government institutions in the education sector. Students may also choose to continue studies in a respective Doctoral study programme at universities of Latvia or abroad.
Study programme linkwww.llu.lv/en/career-counsellor
RequirementsApplicants with the Bachelor‘s degree of education sciences in pedagogy, or Bachelor‘s degree of social sciences in psychology or the psychologist‘s qualification or applicants with completed second-level professional higher education and the teacher‘s qualification are approved for admission to the programme.
Applicants must be able to present good English knowledge (IELTS score 6.0, TOEFL score 547, TOEFL-iBT score 76).
 
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University
Previous name:Latvia University of Agriculture
Liela iela 2, Jelgava, LV-3001
Phone:+371 63005684  Fax:+37163027238
E-mail:admission@llu.lv  eng.llu.lv