2019/20 Undergraduate Module Catalogue
PHYS3505 Professional Skills in Physics
5 creditsClass Size: 120
Module manager: Dr A M Voice
Taught: Semesters 1 & 2 View Timetable
Year running 2019/20
Pre-requisite qualificationsLevel 2 Physics or equivalent
This module is not approved as a discovery module
ObjectivesThis module builds on the core Physics studied in lower years to give examples and experience of how physics can be used in students’ future careers, with the aim of enhancing their employability. Much of the module is undertaken in small teams to develop this key skill for the workplace.
Preparation for next career move.
Professional styles of communication.
Teamwork and real life problem solving.
|Delivery type||Number||Length hours||Student hours|
|Private study hours||40.00|
|Total Contact hours||10.00|
|Total hours (100hr per 10 credits)||50.00|
Private studyPreparation for activities and assignments
Opportunities for Formative FeedbackGroup work sessions/drop in sessions/emails will facilitate formative feedback to students
Methods of assessment
|Assessment type||Notes||% of formal assessment|
|Group Project||Funding proposal/video||50.00|
|Assignment||LinkedIn Profile/job application||50.00|
|Total percentage (Assessment Coursework)||100.00|
Resits will be assessed by the same methodology as the first attempt, but group assignments will be undertaken individually if necessary. Students are required to submit all elements of the coursework in order to pass the module.
Reading listThere is no reading list for this module
Last updated: 08/03/2019
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