Career Designing

Area of Studies: Social Sciences
Faculty: Faculty of Social Sciences
Mode of Studies: Full-time or part-time studies
Length of Programme: Full time: 1.5 academic years; Part-time: 2.25 academic years (90 ECTS)
Name of Qualification: Master of Education

Access Requirements

To apply for studies in programme could bachelors from social and humanities fields as well as persons having analogical university educational background; also persons having professional bachelor qualification in the same social and humanities fields.

Complementary study programme (13-18 ECTS) could be designed for those master students, who didn‘t finished introductory bachelor level course units in education and psychology, but have university bachelor education level. Complementary studies for persons who have professional bachelor qualification should not exceed more than 60 ECTS credits. Complementary study programme for those persons is conducted together with bachelor studies students.

Programme Objectives and Competencies Acquired

To prepare qualified career designing specialists, able to make research, evaluate, manage and to develop individual person‘s or organization‘s career designing culture in the institutions of education and labour market, applying effective strategies of choosing profession or further career development in the context of permanently changing educational and labour market needs.

Competences Acquired:

  • To evaluate critically theories of career designing and other related sciences as well to apply them for systemic analyses of career designing phenomena;
  • To apply career education and career planning strategies in education and labour market organizations, assuring possibilities for vocational self-expression and permanent development;
  • To systemize newest information and research data about general education, vocational training and labour market possibilities and changing tendencies as well as applicability for vocational and career counselling practice;
  • To design vocational career research projects, corresponding to the needs of education and labour market organizations to get original data about state of art of vocational information, counselling as well as career planning activities;
  • To apply vocational career research results, giving advice for education and labour market organizations to improve career designing activities;
  • To design plans for persons of various target groups to choose profession or further career development;
  • To give advice for person or group of persons about professions, their content and requirements for personal features and qualification, vocational training system and labour market needs;
  • To apply ethical principles for informing and counselling, performing research on cognition of person, professions and labour market as well as designing information and counselling plans.

Career Opportunities

After successful completion of the programme graduates are awarded with qualification allowing to work in:

  • various educational institutions and institutions governing them;
  • labour market institutions, 
  • labour exchange,
  • vocational and career counselling centres;
  • in career counselling services and personal development departments of various enterprises, firms, companies and other labour market institutions;
  • to continue studies in education research (PhD level).

Curriculum

Course unit titles

Codes

ECTS credits

Compulsory courses (8)

1. Career Designing Methodology

EDU6003

6

2. Applied Philosophy of Education

EDU5067

6

3. Applied Education Research

EDU6017

6

4. Career in Different Stages of Human Development

EDU5052

5

5. Methodology and Methods of Career Designing

EDU5053

5

6. Career Counselling in Organization

EDU5054

4

7. Statistical Analysis in Career Research

EDU5055

5

8. Research of Professional Activities

EDU5056

4

Optional courses (4)

 

 

9. Methodology of Research Project

EDU5057

4

10. Career Designing Policy

EDU5058

4

11. Comparative Educational Policy

EDU5059

4

12. Quality Assessment of Lifelong Learning

EDU5061

4

13. Contemporary Sociological Problems of Education

EDU5062

4

14. ICT in Career Designing

EDU5063

5

15. Methodology of Designing of Project Works

EDU5064

4

16. Quality Assessment of Career Designing

EDU6021

5

Research Projects (2)

 

 

17. Research Project 1

EDU5065

5

18. Research Project 2

EDU5066

5

Master Paper

 

 

19. Final Master Thesis

 

21

Overall in programme:

 

90