University of the Western Cape
Cape Town, South Africa
Area of Study
Taught In English
Course Level Recommendations
ISA offers course level recommendations in an effort to facilitate the determination of course levels by credential evaluators.We advice each institution to have their own credentials evaluator make the final decision regrading course levels.
Host University Units10
Recommended U.S. Semester Credits3
Recommended U.S. Quarter Units4.5
Hours & Credits
IPS 231 serves as an introduction to the field of career psychology. At the end of the course students should be able to:
Explain the concept: Career;
Discuss the evolving concept of career development.
Identify and discuss relevant career development issues and its impact on both individuals and organizations;
Discuss the dimensions of the Career Cycle;
List and discuss the life cycle of an individual and the impact of each stage on his/her career;
Discuss the various stages of career development;
Identify and discuss the challenges related to each of the career development stages;
Explain the role of the organization and the individual with regard to career development
Understand the meaning of work
Career concepts and a Career Management Model
Life and Career Stages
Changes in organizations and implications for careers
Credits earned vary according to the policies of the students' home institutions. According to ISA policy and possible visa requirements, students must maintain full-time enrollment status, as determined by their home institutions, for the duration of the program.