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2015/16 Undergraduate Module Catalogue

LLLC0100 Integrated Skills for Business Studies

20 creditsClass Size: 35

Module manager: David Gilding
Email: d.gilding@leeds.ac.uk

Taught: Semesters 1 & 2 View Timetable

Year running 2015/16

This module is not approved as a discovery module

Objectives

To enable students to:
Develop a range of academic skills required at undergraduate level.
Develop a range of interpersonal and professional skills required to operate effectively within organisations.

Learning outcomes
Knowledge of:
Numeracy and data handling
Information technology
Essay and report writing skills
Academic referencing and library searching skills
Communication, influencing and negotiation skills
Employment application skills

Skills outcomes
Ability to :
Apply numeracy and IT skills to the standard expected within a business context
Produce an essay following relevant academic conventions
Produce a business report
Apply a range of communication skills within an organisational context
Produce employment application documentation following stated criteria and specifications


Syllabus

Consideration of theory and practice in relation to :
Numeracy and data handling
Information technology
Essay and report writing skills
Academic referencing and library searching skills
Communication, influencing and negotiation skills
Employment application skills

Teaching methods

Delivery typeNumberLength hoursStudent hours
Workshop222.0044.00
Private study hours156.00
Total Contact hours44.00
Total hours (100hr per 10 credits)200.00

Private study

Reading 70 hours
Critical reflection on practice 36 hours
Assignment preparation 30 hours
Assignment writing 20 hours
TOTAL 156

Opportunities for Formative Feedback

Through regular workshops, monitoring of student contributions, formative feedback and the staged submission of coursework

Methods of assessment


Coursework
Assessment typeNotes% of formal assessment
Written WorkPersonal Development Plan, 4000 words or equivalent.100.00
Total percentage (Assessment Coursework)100.00

Normally resits will be assessed by the same methodology as the first attempt, unless otherwise stated

Reading list

The reading list is available from the Library website

Last updated: 29/04/2014

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