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Module Title
Learning in the Workplace II

work based learning; experience; work skills

SCQF Points30
ECTS Points15
CreatedSeptember 2002
ApprovedJune 2010
AmendedSeptember 2015
Version No.5

This Version is No Longer Current
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Prerequisites for Module

Successful completion of Stages 1 and 2 of the BSc (Hons) Applied Sport and Exercise Science course, or equivalent.

Corequisite Modules


Precluded Modules


Aims of Module

This module aims to enable students to apply sport and exercise science knowledge and skills in the work setting and develop key interpersonal and employability skills.

Learning Outcomes for Module

On completion of this module, students are expected to be able to:

1. Independently organise appropriate practical learning opportunities.
2. Interact effectively and responsibly with all stakeholders in the workplace.
3. Develop and deliver justified and appropriate interventions agreed with the provider.
4. Critically appraise delivered interventions.
5. Demonstrate effective communication, decision making, organisation and time management, flexibility, initiative and leadership during placement.

Indicative Module Content

Reflective practice; critical appraisal skills; applying theory to practice; Curriculum Vitae; application form and job interview preparation; core transferable skills; placement experiences.

Indicative Student Workload

Contact Hours

Full Time
Workplace learning

Directed Study

Securing Placement

Private Study



Mode of Delivery

Workshops and workplace learning.

Assessment Plan

Learning Outcomes Assessed
Component 1 1,2,3,4,5


Indicative Bibliography

1.KNOWLES, Z., GILBOURNE, D., CROPLEY, B. and DUGDILL, L., 2014. Reflective Practice in the Sport and Exercise Sciences: Contemporary Issues. Oxon: Routledge.
2.RGU My Careers Toolkit.

Additional Notes

Students will not normally be alowed to complete the workplace learning hours for this module if their attendance in semester 1 falls below 80%.
Students will normally be expected to obtain a satisfactory PVG clearance (previously an enhanced disclosure) prior to completion of this modules workplace learning hours. For more details about the PVG scheme please visit:

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