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2015/16 Undergraduate Module Catalogue

LLLC1341 Study Skills for Management

20 creditsClass Size: 30

Module manager: Pat Owens

Taught: 1 Sep to 31 Jan View Timetable

Year running 2015/16

This module is not approved as a discovery module


The aim of the module is to prepare students for the study of management through the development of both academic skills and subject specific 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.


Knowledge of:
- Numeracy and data handling skills
- IT Skills
- Written, verbal and non-verbal communication skills
- Essay and report writing skills
- Methods of academic referencing
- Chosen topics within Business Management
- Theories of learning
- Effective reading
- Revision and examination skills

Teaching methods

Delivery typeNumberLength hoursStudent hours
Private study hours179.00
Total Contact hours21.00
Total hours (100hr per 10 credits)200.00

Private study

- Reading: 80 hours
- Critical reflection on practice: 39 hours
- Assignment preparation: 40 hours
- Assignment Writing: 20 hours

Opportunities for Formative Feedback

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

Methods of assessment

Assessment typeNotes% of formal assessment
Written WorkPDP 2,000 words40.00
Essay2,000 words60.00
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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