Module details for Advanced Professional Practice

Description

The aim of this module is to help students prepare for graduate recruitment by ensuring they have the professional skills required in the workplace.

Aims

The aim of this module is to help students prepare for graduate recruitment by ensuring they have the professional skills required in the workplace.

Learning Outcomes

By the end of this module the student should be able to:

1.  Analyse the current state of employment market for the area you wish to work and identify the skills and knowledge required for the future

2.  Conduct a personal skills audit

3.  Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of essential facts, concepts, principles and theories relating to a chosen employment field.

Indicative Content

1 Analysing the job market

Determining the type of job you would like to move into. Thinking about sectors and finding out what employers want

2 Skills audit

Undertaking a skills audit

3 Preparing for work

Understanding the trends in the chosen field of employment and employers’ requirements for staff

4 Topic specific activity

This module will provide options for study of different skills and knowledge.

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Teaching and Learning Work Loads

For session 2020/21 the expectation is that the teaching and learning hours stated in this descriptor will form a mix of synchronous and asynchronous student/staff activity, with the majority of this being online. The exact pattern of this activity is likely to vary from the standard face-to-face hours listed below but the overall student effort remains the same. Up-to-date information on the delivery of the module can be found on the relevant module MLS site and on your student timetable.

Teaching and Learning Method Hours
Lecture 0
Tutorial/Seminar 27
Practical Activity 0
Assessment 50
Independent 123
Total 200



Guidance notes

SCQF Level - The Scottish Credit and Qualifications Framework provides an indication of the complexity of award qualifications and associated learning and operates on an ascending numeric scale from Levels 1-12 with SCQF Level 10 equating to a Scottish undergraduate Honours degree.

Credit Value – The total value of SCQF credits for the module. 20 credits are the equivalent of 10 ECTS credits. A full-time student should normally register for 60 SCQF credits per semester.


Disclaimer

We make every effort to ensure that the information on our website is accurate but it is possible that some changes may occur prior to the academic year of entry. The modules listed in this catalogue are offered subject to availability during academic year 2020/21 , and may be subject to change for future years.