|Prerequisites for Module|
BS1310 Professional Skills Portfolio I
Aims of Module
The aim of this module is for students to evaluate their current skills set in relation to employment and career opportunities and to develop specific actions for progression or career change.
Learning Outcomes for Module
On completion of this module, students are expected to be able to:
||Demonstrate knowedge and understanding of the current employment market and employer requirements in a range of sectors.|
||Perform a review of their current employment skills by drawing upon work, academic and personal experience.|
||Undertake a matching process, relating their skills to specified employer requirements|
Indicative Module Content
Career planning and development, personal reflection, recognising employment skills requirements, graduate employment attributes, interpreting job descriptions and person specifications, engaging with prospective employers, understanding recruitment and selection process.
|Indicative Student Workload|
|Engagement with synchronous and asychronous online events||10|
Mode of Delivery
The module will be delivered using the University's Virtual Learning Environment to facilitate engagement with learning materials, simulations and real-time events.
||Learning Outcomes Assessed|
|Component 1 ||1,2,3|
A written report which addresses all learning outcomes.
|1.||CAMERON, S., 2009. The business student's handbook: skills for study and employment. 5th ed. Harlow: Pearson Education Limited.|
|2.||HAGER, P. J., 2006. Graduate attributes, learning and employability. Dordrecht: Springer.|