Career Education, Testamur Major (T150)

  • Effective from: 2023
  • Western Sydney University Major Code: T150

Available to students in other Western Sydney University programs?  No

The specialisation in Career Education is designed for educators and career advisors in school and postschool contexts to upskill in career advising and counselling. Co-taught by the Schools of Education and Psychology, the Career Education specialisation will enable students to develop knowledge and skills in the areas of supporting career aspirations, counselling and coaching, recognising and implementing evidence-based practice, and adolescent development. Students will develop and evaluate innovative practice to improve career advising within their work context. The specialisation is delivered in a flexible, online mode designed to fit in around work commitments, and an early exit pathway (Graduate Certificate) is available from the Master of Education program.

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Major Structure

Qualification for this major requires the successful completion of 40 credit points as listed below.

Students will select from the major subjects that are on offer in any given semester. Major subjects can be studied in any order.

Subject Title Credit Points
TEAC 5041Career Education Practice10
TEAC 5042Supporting Career and Education Aspirations10
BEHV 5002Program Design and Ethical Conduct in Career Education10
BEHV 5001Career Assessment and Counselling10
Total Credit Points40