Module details for Student Negotiated Learning


This module offers the student an opportunity to pursue a topic of interest, different from any other work either submitted or proposed relevant to the student’s selected pathway. The student will negotiate specific learning outcomes in relation to an individual specific piece of work.


The aim of this Module is to provide the student with the opportunity to make an in depth inquiry into an area of interest, managing their own learning and setting agreed objectives.

Learning Outcomes

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

1.  Identify an appropriate area of study and carry out necessary suitable investigation to complete agreed method/s of assessment

2.  Negotiate individual aims and learning outcomes

3.  Undertake a comprehensive review of the literature

Indicative Content

1 General

Content will depend on individual learning outcomes agreed

Teaching and Learning Work Loads

Teaching and Learning Method Hours
Lecture 6
Tutorial/Seminar 0
Practical Activity 0
Assessment 44
Independent 150
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.


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 2021/22 , and may be subject to change for future years.