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2 years
Full time
Master's degree
Scholarships available
Jelgava
English

Program description

master studentsStudy career counseling in Latvia

This career counseling program provides students with knowledge in career counseling and management of career development in multicultural environment of education and employment.

Learning objectives

  • Knowledge in career development, counseling and communication theories, career service management and different types of career development in organizations
  • Understanding of professional ethics in counseling communication, the latest trends in employment and job search, social integration and intercultural aspects;
  • The opportunity to  develop and strengthen the skills of communication of counseling process as well as the skills of  IT in career counseling and research skills, where research methods are applied
  • The opportunity to arouse interest in research activities and to have practical training in the presentation of research results

The full-time degree program 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 program is completed with the defense of a masters thesis.

The studies are based on a dynamic and innovative knowledge provided by experienced knowledgeable and responsive academic staff as well as open and friendly study environment. The programme offers you practical solutions how to organize and manage the career counselling process of education and employment sectors.

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 program at universities of Latvia or abroad.

Admission requirements

Applicants 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). 

 

Tuition fees

EUR 2 200 per year

Degree

Professional Master in Education and professional qualification 'Career Counsellor'

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Latvia University of Life Sciences and Technologies

Latvia University of Life Sciences and Technologies (LLU) is one of the leading higher educational institutions in the Baltic States. Offering a wide range of study programs for international students, the university has provided educational opportunities for more than 150 years. In...


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Latvia University of Life Sciences and Technologies

Lielā Street 2
LV-3001 Jelgava
Latvia

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