Bachelor of Career Development
Level 7

Bachelor of Career Development

  • Locations and dates


    20 February 2023


    18 July 2022
    Semester 2 block course dates 15, 16, 17, 18 August
    20 February 2023
    Full year block course dates TBC
    17 July 2023
    Semester 2 block course dates TBC
  • 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

    2022: Level 5: $855-$1,710 per course, Level 6: $103-205 per course, Level 7: $855-$1,710 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.

This exciting degree is for those involved or looking to move into career planning and development with students, clients or organisations.

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).

It has streams in education, business and coaching so you can become skilled in the area where you want to build your career.

The full three year degree is perfect for someone wanting to enter the career development field.

Those who are currently working in career development or have related work experience, may apply for recognition of credit for individual courses up to 240 credits. Read more about Recognition of Prior Learning below.

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).

There are two study options: One 600 Level and three 700 Level courses or four 700 Level Courses.

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