2022/23 Undergraduate Module Catalogue
LUBS1105 Academic and Professional Development for Studies in International Business
10 creditsClass Size: 100
Module manager: Andy Smith
Taught: Semesters 1 & 2 (Sep to Jun) View Timetable
Year running 2022/23
This module is mutually exclusive with
|LUBS1055||Academic and Professional Development for Studies in Finance|
|LUBS1075||Academic, Professional and Research Skills for Studies in Ec|
|LUBS1080||Personal Tutorials for HRM|
|LUBS1086||Exploring Your Potential|
|LUBS1096||Academic and Professional Development for Studies in Marketi|
|LUBS1876||Academic and Employability Connections|
|LUBS2055||Academic and Management Skills|
Module replacesLUBS1100 Personal Tutorials for International Business
This module is not approved as a discovery module
Module summaryThe module provides you with comprehensive study skills for your programme of study and opportunities to develop broader transferable skills and use personal development planning techniques. The module aims to enable you to make the most of the learning opportunities offered through your degree and to help you integrate your university experience into your longer term personal and career planning. The module will use key concepts, issues and learning from core modules on the programme (LUBS1140 Principles of International Business and LUBS2860 Managing International Business). The module aims to enable you to cope with the expectations placed upon you as independent learners at levels 2 and 3.
ObjectivesThis module is designed to enable students to make the most of the learning opportunities throughout their core programme of study. It focuses on skills outcomes rather than knowledge outcomes.
On completion of this module, students should be able to:
- Access a range of sources of information in the discipline area to be able to distinguish between different scholarly and non-scholarly sources.
- Appreciate and demonstrate understanding of scholarship in international business studies and be able to assemble coherent arguments within a range of assessments: essays (both timed and untimed), reports and oral presentations.
- Identify how they will use the opportunities available to them through their degree programme and Leeds for Life.
- Develop strategies and techniques for managing own learning in the upper degree levels.
- Demonstrate their skills development through their first year at University, identify areas for further development and put in place their own personal development plan
On successful completion of this module students will acquire:
- Advanced literacy: reading skills
- Advanced literacy: writing skills
- Reading non-verbal texts: diagrams, maps, pictures, photographs, videos
- Critical thinking
- Analytical skills
- Team working skills
- Independent working skills
- Presentation skills
The University's Values
The University learning environment
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
Advanced literacy: writing skills
Using and referencing sources
Intellectual property and plagiarism
|Delivery type||Number||Length hours||Student hours|
|Private study hours||79.00|
|Total Contact hours||21.00|
|Total hours (100hr per 10 credits)||100.00|
Private studyThis could include a variety of activities, such as reading, watching videos, question practice and exam preparation.
Opportunities for Formative FeedbackThere is the opportunity to submit a 250 word draft paragraph for formative feedback, to support the development of the academic essay.
Methods of assessment
|Assessment type||Notes||% of formal assessment|
|Essay||1,500 words, question based on a core module syllabus||34.00|
|Group Project||Presentation on an agreed topical issue||30.00|
|Assignment||CV plus application form questions||30.00|
|Tutorial Performance||Active engagement with the personal tutorial process||6.00|
|Total percentage (Assessment Coursework)||100.00|
The resit for this module will be 100% by assignment.
Reading listThere is no reading list for this module
Last updated: 29/04/2022 15:28:05
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