2022/23 Undergraduate Module Catalogue
LUBS2055 Academic and Management Skills
10 creditsClass Size: 100
Module manager: Kyle Griffith
Taught: Semester 1 (Sep to Jan) View Timetable
Year running 2022/23
Pre-requisite qualificationsStudents should meet requirements for Direct Entry onto a Level 2 Programme.
This module is mutually exclusive with
|LLLC1105||PDP: Planning for Success|
|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|
|LUBS1105||Academic and Professional Development for Studies in Interna|
|LUBS1876||Academic and Employability Connections|
|LUBS2130||Contemporary Business Issues|
This module is not approved as a discovery module
Module summaryThis module is offered only to Direct Entry International students joining any LUBS degree programme in Level 2. It is similar to the Personal Tutorial modules offered to first year students and is designed to support students in quickly adapting to a UK Higher Education environment.
ObjectivesThe module aims to provide students with the knowledge and skills to make the most of their academic, career and personal development; to understand the opportunities available to them whilst studying at the University of Leeds and to integrate their university experiences into their longer term personal and career planning.
Upon completion of this module students will be able to:
- Access source material and distinguish between scholarly and non-scholarly practice
- Evaluate and critically assess source material to identify credible sources
- Apply discipline specific knowledge and key concepts to deliver coherent arguments through written work and presentations
- Apply self- knowledge to a range of employment opportunities and identify areas for future personal development planning
On completion of this module students will be able to:
- Work independently and meet objectives within tight time frames
- Use reflective thinking and writing
- Make personal development plans to help manage careers
This core module is offered to second year Direct Entry students and supports Leeds for Life and the personal tutorial framework to facilitate students’ transition to studying in UK HE. The module uses lectures/e-lectures and interactive seminars to develop the skills required to study effectively at Leeds. Students learn how to demonstrate critical thinking skills. They are introduced to job search techniques: how to produce an effective CV; how to reflect on their learning and to plan for future developments.
|Delivery type||Number||Length hours||Student hours|
|Private study hours||83.00|
|Total Contact hours||17.00|
|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 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|
|Assignment||Employability: a suitable vacancy, covering letter, CV||20.00|
|Reflective log||Reflective statement and action plan table||30.00|
|Assignment||1,500 words Introductory Essay||50.00|
|Total percentage (Assessment Coursework)||100.00|
Resit by failed element. 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
Last updated: 10/06/2022 13:03:19
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