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Are you passionate about helping students find the right career path? Study Career Development with us and learn how to support people in managing their careers, make occupational and study decisions, plan career transitions and locate career information with Career Development which is designed to tap into your work environment.

Explore UniSQ's Career Development degrees

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Education & Teaching
Melanie recently returned to the vocational education industry as a learning and development coordinator at TAFE Queensland. Melanie looks forward to going on to further study through a PhD so she can enter academia and continue to teach.
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What will I learn when studying a Career Development degree?
Studying Career Development at UniSQ equips you with the skills to assist individuals in navigating their career paths. You'll gain expertise in guiding people through occupational choices, educational decisions, and career transitions, as well as in sourcing relevant career information. Our career development degrees will give you a detailed understating of career development, encompassing policy, employability, and learning, aimed at new or experienced practitioners working in counselling, training, employment or community development roles. 
Why study Career Development with UniSQ?

UniSQ offers carefully crafted career development programs that prepare you with the essential skills and knowledge to guide individuals in their career paths. By selecting UniSQ, you'll acquire the knowledge needed to make well-informed decisions about occupations and studies, strategise career shifts, and find pertinent career information. Notably, our Graduate Certificate of Education (Career Development) has received official endorsement from the Career Industry Council of Australia, qualifying holders for the status of a professional career development practitioner under their Professional Standards.

Gain a strong start to your career and study career development courses with UniSQ.

  • UniSQ’s expert lecturers model the latest teaching approaches ensuring maximum support for face-to-face and online learning.
  • UniSQ is rated 5/5 stars* for Education and Training:
    • Learning resources
    • Student support
    • Teaching quality.
  • We are rated 5/5 stars* for postgraduate starting salary and overall educational experience. 

* Good Universities Guide 2024. 

What are the career opportunities for those graduating with a Career Development degree?

Graduating with Career Development degree from UniSQ can lead to a range of career options, including:

  • career development practitioner
  • career educator
  • career counsellor
  • work-integrated learning coordinator
  • employment counsellor.
Are flexible study options available?

UniSQ understands the need for flexibility in Education and Teaching Career Development courses. We provide a range of study options, including on-campus, external, and online career development courses. Regardless of whether you prefer part-time or full-time study, our career development degrees are designed to provide the adaptability you need to balance your education with other commitments.

You can adjust your degree enrolment to meet your needs. Take one subject at a time, or study extra subjects when life allows it. Discover the different ways to study at UniSQ.  

Are there any scholarships or financial aid options available?
We know that cost can play a big part in your decision to study. Learn about the fees related to your degree and the financial support options we have available during your studies on our fees and scholarships website.

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