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2017/18 Undergraduate Module Catalogue

LUBS1080 Personal Tutorials for HRM

10 creditsClass Size: 40

Module manager: Nick Jephson

Taught: Semesters 1 & 2 (Sep to Jun) View Timetable

Year running 2017/18

This module is mutually exclusive with

CSER1011Career Planning
CSER1021Career Planning
LLLC1105PDP: Planning for Success
LUBS1046Personal Tutorials for Studies in Finance
LUBS1060Personal Tutorials for Economics
LUBS1086Exploring Your Potential
LUBS1095Personal Tutorials for Marketing
LUBS1100Personal Tutorials for International Business
LUBS1876Academic and Employability Connections
LUBS2055Academic and Management Skills
LUBS2130Contemporary Business Issues

This module is not approved as a discovery module


This module aims to enable students to make the most of the learning opportunities offered through their degree and to help them integrate their university experience into their longer term personal and career planning. Specifically it aims to help students to prepare for the expectations placed upon them as independent learners at levels 2 and 3.

Learning outcomes
Upon completion of this module students will be able to:
- Access a range of sources of information and writing in the discipline area and distinguish between a range of different scholarly and non-scholarly sources
- Identify how they will use the opportunities available to them through their degree programme and Leeds for Life

Skills outcomes
Upon completion of this module students will be able to:
- Apply cognitive skills of critical thinking, analysis and synthesis
- Communicate orally and in writing

Subject specific
- Identify and utilise appropriate Human Resource data sources
- Implement strategies and techniques for managing self-learning in the upper degree levels
- Identify areas for further development and put in place their own personal development plan
- Deliver clear, business-focused reports on an Human Resource issue


Indicative content
This module introduces comprehensive study skills for the programme of study and opportunities to develop broader transferable skills and use personal development planning techniques.
- The University's Values

- The university learning environment
- Self-managed learning
- Assessment & the effective use of feedback
- Jobs, professions and careers; portfolios of careers and multiple careers; work, life and balance

- Finding things out: library skills, web skills, interrogating databases
- Advanced literacy: reading skills
- Reading non-verbal texts: diagrams, maps, pictures, photographs, videos
- Critical thinking
- Advanced literacy: writing skills
- Using and referencing sources
- Intellectual property and plagiarism

Teaching methods

Due to COVID-19, teaching and assessment activities are being kept under review - see module enrolment pages for information

Delivery typeNumberLength hoursStudent hours
Induction Session13.003.00
Class tests, exams and assessment11.001.00
Private study hours80.00
Total Contact hours20.00
Total hours (100hr per 10 credits)100.00

Private study

- Preparation for seminars and tutorials
- Completion of PDP and assessed coursework
- Group work on report and presentation.

Opportunities for Formative Feedback

Student progress will be monitored via personal tutorial meetings, contribution to group seminars and completion of and performance in assessed coursework.

Methods of assessment

Due to COVID-19, teaching and assessment activities are being kept under review - see module enrolment pages for information

Assessment typeNotes% of formal assessment
Essay1,500 words on the nature of HRM35.00
Group ProjectGroup presentation on discussion of the representation of HRM in culture industries25.00
PortfolioEmployment portfolio40.00
Total percentage (Assessment Coursework)100.00

Resit by failed element.

Reading list

There is no reading list for this module

Last updated: 18/10/2017


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