Postgraduate Development Module

Module description

The aim of this module is to support and encourage students to take responsibility for their own personal and professional development within the context of an International Business School. All students are encouraged to participate in higher level skills such as time management, managing one’s own learning, working in groups, learning from others, developing reviewing and planning skills and preparing for career management.

Full module specification

Module title:Postgraduate Development Module
Module code:BSDM100
Module level:M
Academic year:2015/6
Module lecturers:
  • Dr Stanley Gyoshev - Lecturer
Module credit:
ECTS value:
Pre-requisites:

None

Co-requisites:

None

Duration of module: Duration (weeks) - term 1:

4

Module aims

The aim of this module is to support and encourage students to take responsibility for their own personal and professional development within the context of an International Business School. All students are encouraged to participate in higher level skills such as time management, managing one’s own learning, working in groups, learning from others, developing reviewing and planning skills and preparing for career management.

ILO: Module-specific skills

  • 1. develop effective learning abilities with a view to enhancing higher level skills and raising performance

ILO: Discipline-specific skills

  • 2. understand their rights and responsibilities within Higher Education
  • 3. abide by academic Plagiarism process, seeking further assistance where uncertain

ILO: Personal and key skills

  • 4. plan own time in relation to study, using timetable and own planning process

Learning activities and teaching methods (given in hours of study time)

Scheduled Learning and Teaching ActivitiesGuided independent studyPlacement / study abroad
000

Details of learning activities and teaching methods

CategoryHours of study timeDescription
Guided independent study Varies with number of on-line courses studied

Formative assessment

Form of assessmentSize of the assessment (eg length / duration)ILOs assessedFeedback method
On-lineNot Applicable1,2,3,4On-line
All students must have successfully completed the Academic Honesty Plagiarism module by the end November with a minimum score of 70%.

Summative assessment (% of credit)

CourseworkWritten examsPractical exams
10000

Syllabus plan

On-line Courses
1. Academic Honesty Module: Plagiarism
2. How to give a good presentation
3. Essay writing
4. Team Working
5. Library and Information Skills
6. ICT: Excel &/or PowerPoint
7. Managing revision and coping with exams
8. Time Management

Module has an active ELE page?

Yes

Indicative learning resources - Other resources

Course information is on-line via the student portal

Origin date

11/07/2014

Last revision date

11/07/2014