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2012/13 Undergraduate Module Catalogue

LUBS1090 Personal Tutorials for Management

10 creditsClass Size: 120

Module manager: Jennie Robinson

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

Year running 2012/13

This module is mutually exclusive with

CSER1011Career Planning
CSER1021Career Planning
LLLC1105PDP: Planning for Success
LUBS1040Personal Tutorials for Accounting and Finance
LUBS1045Personal Tutorials for Accounting and Finance
LUBS1060Personal Tutorials for Economics
LUBS1070Personal Tutorials for Economics and Management
LUBS1080Personal Tutorials for HRM
LUBS1095Personal Tutorials for Marketing
LUBS1100Personal Tutorials for International Business
LUBS2055Academic and Management Skills

This module is not approved as an Elective


On completion of this module students should:
i. Be able to access a range of sources of information and writing in the discipline area and be able to distinguish between a range of different scholarly and non-scholarly sources.
ii. Start to appreciate and understand scholarship in the discipline and be able to assemble coherent arguments within essays and oral presentations.
iii. Identify how they will use the opportunities available to them through their degree programme and Leeds for Life
iv. Have strategies and techniques for managing own learning in the upper degree levels.
v. Be able to demonstrate their skills development through their first year at University, identify areas for further development and put in place their own personal development plan.

Learning outcomes
This module focuses on skills outcomes rather than knowledge outcomes and is designed to enable students to make the most of the learning opportunities throughout their core programme of study.

Skills outcomes
The module provides students with comprehensive study skills for the programme of study and opportunities to develop broader transferable skills and use professional development planning. The 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 your longer term personal and career planning. The module will use key concepts, issues and learning from core modules on the Management programmes . The module aims to enable students to cope with the expectations placed upon them as independent learners at levels 2 and 3.


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
Peer Discussion201.0020.00
Class tests, exams and assessment21.002.00
Group learning21.002.00
Private study hours49.00
Total Contact hours51.00
Total hours (100hr per 10 credits)100.00

Private study

Preparation for seminars and tutorials. Completion of Employability portfolio and assessed coursework. Group work for presentation.

Opportunities for Formative Feedback

Student progress will be monitored via personal tutorial meetings, contribution to 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, question based on a core module syllabus35.00
Group ProjectGroup presentation on an agreed topical issue25.00
PortfolioEmployability portfolio of 2,500 words40.00
Total percentage (Assessment Coursework)100.00

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Reading list

There is no reading list for this module

Last updated: 17/04/2013


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