AUT encourages early application.Late applications will be accepted if the programme is not full.
As a career practitioner, Val O'Reilly says she chose her line of work because she genuinely wants to be helpful. She also wants to be professional, which is what brought her to AUT University and the Master of Career Development.
"It complements and enhances the work I do as Director of Career Development Services at secondary level." she says.
Students explore career theory in depth and apply theory to the career needs of various client groups. Students’ existing individual and group career counselling skills will be further developed.
Leadership, mentoring and coaching models will be explored as effective tools for advancing professionalism.
Students will apply basic research skills to investigate a chosen professional practice issue.
Career possibilities include senior level positions as career advisors at secondary/tertiary level, private practitioners in career development, career consultants, career counsellors, employment consultants and career service managers.