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Module Title
Evidencing Employability
Reference BS3963 Version 2
Created May 2017 SCQF Level SCQF 9
Approved SCQF Points 30
Amended May 2017 ECTS Points 15

Aims of Module
To provide the student with an opportunity to evidence thier developing employability skills and critically reflect on the contribution made to their employer during the placement period.

Learning Outcomes for Module
On completion of this module, students are expected to be able to:
1 Develop a portfolio of evidence using the Mahara e-portfolio software which demonstrates application of knowledge and understanding from previous academic study to the workplace
2 Convey an understanding of the organisation in which they are placed and reflect on the contribution made to that organsiation.
3 Demonstrate the skills and experiences that they have acquired during the placement module and understand the now greater contribution they have made to the workplace.
4 Critically evaluate their own strengths and weaknesses as potential managers

Indicative Module Content
Runs in conjunction with 48 week Placement module (BS3301).

Module Delivery
Work Based Experience

Indicative Student Workload Full Time Part Time
Contact Hours N/A N/A
Non-Contact Hours N/A N/A
Placement/Work-Based Learning Experience [Notional] Hours 300 N/A
Actual Placement hours for professional, statutory or regulatory body 1500  

If a major/minor model is used and box is ticked, % weightings below are indicative only.
Component 1
Type: Coursework Weighting: 100% Outcomes Assessed: 1, 2, 3, 4
Description: E-portfolio

Explanatory Text
The module is assessed by one component: C1 - Coursework - 100% weighting. Module Pass Mark = Grade D (40%)
Module Grade Minimum Requirements to achieve Module Grade:
A 70% or above
B 60% - 69%
C 50% - 59%
D 40% - 49%
E 35% - 39%
F 0% - 34%
NS Non-submission of work by published deadline or non-attendance for examination

Module Requirements
Prerequisites for Module None in addition to SCQF Level 9 entry requirements of equivalent.
Corequisites for module Placement module (BS3301) or Workplace Internship (BS3161)
Precluded Modules None.


Robert Gordon University, Garthdee House, Aberdeen, AB10 7QB, Scotland, UK: a Scottish charity, registration No. SC013781