Module and Programme Catalogue

Search site

Find information on

2017/18 Undergraduate Module Catalogue

LUBS1046 Personal Tutorials for Studies in Finance

20 creditsClass Size: 120

Module manager: Joanna Ying Ye

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

Year running 2017/18

This module is mutually exclusive with

COMP1006Effective Personal Computing
CSER1011Career Planning
CSER1021Career Planning
LLLC1105PDP: Planning for Success
LUBS1060Personal Tutorials for Economics
LUBS1080Personal Tutorials for HRM
LUBS1086Exploring Your Potential
LUBS1095Personal Tutorials for Marketing
LUBS1100Personal Tutorials for International Business
LUBS1876Academic and Employability Connections
LUBS2055Academic and Management Skills
LUBS2130Contemporary Business Issues

Module replaces

LUBS1045 Personal Tutorials for Accounting and Finance

This module is not approved as a discovery module


This module focuses on skills outcomes and is designed to enable students to make the most of the learning opportunities throughout their core programme of study. The module aims to enable students to cope with the expectations placed upon them as independent learners at levels 2 and 3. It supports students to develop skills and identify areas in need of further development.

Learning outcomes
Upon completion of this module students will be able to:
- Identify and utilise strategies and techniques for managing their own learning in the upper degree levels
- Demonstrate an understanding of scholarship in the discipline

Skills outcomes
Upon completion of this module students will be able to demonstrate the following transferable skills:
- Locate, analyse and critically evaluate information from multiple sources
- Work as part of a team
- Present coherently to an audience
- Communicate clearly and effectively in writing
- Acknowledge and reference appropriate sources
- Structure and communicate quantitative and qualitative information, analysis and commentary in the form of academic essays and professional quality business reports and presentations
- Assemble coherent arguments within a range of assessments

And the following subject specific skills:
- Identify, evaluate and use the opportunities available to them through their degree programme and Leeds for Life


Indicative content:
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
Advanced literacy: reading skills
Critical thinking
Advanced literacy: writing skills
Using and referencing sources in oral presentations and written assignments
Intellectual property and plagiarism

Teaching methods

Delivery typeNumberLength hoursStudent hours
Induction Session42.008.00
Private study hours168.50
Total Contact hours31.50
Total hours (100hr per 10 credits)200.00

Private study

- Preparation for seminars and tutorials
- Completion of assessed coursework
- Group work on project 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. Students will receive feedback on the draft essay and the draft CV before they are required to submit for assessment.

Methods of assessment

Assessment typeNotes% of formal assessment
Group ProjectGroup presentation on team project34.00
AssignmentCV and mock internship application30.00
Assignment1,500 word essay on an introductory topic requiring an evaluation of different source materials30.00
Tutorial PerformanceCompletion of Leeds for Life forms and attendance at personal tutorials6.00
Total percentage (Assessment Coursework)100.00

You are required to gain a mark of 40 or above in the essay to pass the module. You are not required to gain a mark of 40 or above in the other elements to pass the module, as long as your combined mark for the module is above 40. If you fail the module overall you are required to re-sit any failed element(s). This has been exceptionally agreed due to pedagogical reasons to meet the learning outcomes for this module.

Reading list

The reading list is available from the Library website

Last updated: 28/03/2018


Browse Other Catalogues

Errors, omissions, failed links etc should be notified to the Catalogue Team.PROD

© Copyright Leeds 2019