Bachelor of Career Development
Level 7

Bachelor of Career Development

  • We are evolving

    From 1 October 2022, NMIT and the programme you have enrolled in will become part of Te Pūkenga, and you will graduate with a Te Pūkenga qualification. Read more

  • Locations and dates


    13 February 2023


    20 February 2023
    FULL YEAR BLOCK COURSES: Week of 20 March and week of 14 August
    17 July 2023
    SEMESTER 2 BLOCK COURSE: Week of 14 August
  • Study options

    Full time or part time over a maximum of six years

  • Length

    3 years full time (41 weeks per year including 6 weeks of study breaks per year) or up to 6 years part time

  • Total credits


  • Fees

    2023: Level 5: $878-$1,756 per course, Level 6: $105-209 per course, Level 7: $878-$1,756 per course

    Compulsory Student Services Levy applies ($2 per credit).

    Fees listed are for each year of the programme, indicative only and may vary with course selection.

    View course details for individual fees.

  • National qualification code


Online programme.

Does helping people to make great choices for their future sound fun to you? Embrace your passion within a variety of employment sectors through Career Development.

If you achieved University Entrance (UE) in 2020, the entry requirements for this programme may differ from those displayed on this page and in printed material due to the disruption caused by COVID-19. To find out about entry requirements for those who achieve UE in 2020 see the NZQA website(external link).

This vibrant and flexible degree offers varied opportunities to pursue specialisations that interest you. 

You can work with many different sectors. because people benefit from career guidance and support throughout their lives. 

Ākonga (learners) can choose courses that focus on education, business or coaching to add skills to their chosen career path. We will work with you to design a study pathway to meet your career goals. 

Career development is a lifelong process, embracing experiences from life, learning and work. Gain high-level communication and career counselling skills to help others to recognise their available options, make choices and then actively work towards their goals. 

Those currently working in this field or have related work experience may apply for recognition of credit for individual courses up to 240 credits. See below for more information.

If you are teaching and considering professional development, you could consider this programme for your study grant application(external link)

A qualification in Career Development at level 6 or higher fulfils part of the requirements of full membership for Career Development Association of New Zealand (CDANZ)(external link).

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