2022/23 Undergraduate Module Catalogue
LUBS1086 Exploring Your Potential
20 creditsClass Size: 217
Module manager: Larissa Bdzola
Taught: Semesters 1 & 2 (Sep to Jun) View Timetable
Year running 2022/23
This module is mutually exclusive with
|LLLC0002||Introduction to Undergraduate Studies|
|LLLC0100||Integrated Skills for Business Studies|
|LLLC0119||Academic and Personal Development|
|LLLC1341||Study Skills for Management|
|LLLC1396||Employability in a Changing World|
|LLLC1413||Academic Skills for Learning and Teaching|
|LUBS1055||Academic and Professional Development for Studies in Finance|
|LUBS1075||Academic, Professional and Research Skills for Studies in Ec|
|LUBS1080||Personal Tutorials for HRM|
|LUBS1096||Academic and Professional Development for Studies in Marketi|
|LUBS1105||Academic and Professional Development for Studies in Interna|
|LUBS1876||Academic and Employability Connections|
|LUBS2055||Academic and Management Skills|
This module is not approved as a discovery module
ObjectivesThis module supports students to manage their transition into higher education and provides opportunities for them to develop academic and professional skills to help them succeed on the BA Business Management programme. The module aims are to enable learners to develop: self awareness and strategies for independent learning: strategies for academic success; and career planning skills so that they are prepared to start competing for opportunities.
On completion of this module, students will be able to:
- Develop strategies for independent learning
- Access a range of sources of information and be able to distinguish between a range of different scholarly and non-scholarly sources.
- Recognise and appreciate the importance of scholarship in Management, assemble coherent arguments within their academic work and develop their critical thinking.
- Develop their understanding of graduate recruitment and selection processes and of how to present themselves to prospective employers.
- Identify how they will use the opportunities available to them through their degree programme, and through other co-curricular activities to enhance their employability.
- Reflect on their first year learning experience, evidence the skills and knowledge they have developed from academic study and co-curricular engagement, and Identify areas for further development.
- Critical thinking , academic writing and scholarly research
- Self-management and independent learning
- Reflective thinking and writing
- Career and personal development planning
- Time management
- University systems to support learning and development
- Understanding university assessment and feedback
- Understanding and developing employability
- Reflective learning
- Co curricular engagement and support
- Critical thinking for academic work
- Identifying and finding scholarly sources
- Reading critically and making notes
- Academic essay writing
Career planning skills:
- What do employers look for?
- Understanding job application, recruitment and selection processes
- Self presentation skills
- Commercial awareness
|Delivery type||Number||Length hours||Student hours|
|Private study hours||174.00|
|Total Contact hours||26.00|
|Total hours (100hr per 10 credits)||200.00|
Private studyThis could include a variety of activities, such as reading, watching videos, question practice and exam preparation.
Opportunities for Formative FeedbackYour teaching methods could include a variety of delivery models, such as face-to-face teaching, live webinars, discussion boards and other interactive activities. There will be opportunities for formative feedback throughout the module.
Methods of assessment
|Assessment type||Notes||% of formal assessment|
|Reflective log||2,000 words||50.00|
|Presentation||Individual video presentation (2 minutes)||10.00|
|Total percentage (Assessment Coursework)||100.00|
You are not required to pass each component individually 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) during the August resit period. This has been exceptionally agreed due to pedagogical reasons to meet the learning outcomes for this module.
Reading listThe reading list is available from the Library website
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