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2016/17 Undergraduate Module Catalogue

LUBS1045 Personal Tutorials for Accounting and Finance

20 creditsClass Size: 120

Module manager: Joanna Ying Ye

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

Year running 2016/17

This module is mutually exclusive with

COMP1006Effective Personal Computing
CSER1011Career Planning
CSER1021Career Planning
LLLC1105PDP: Planning for Success
LUBS1060Personal Tutorials for Economics
LUBS1070Personal Tutorials for Economics and Management
LUBS1080Personal Tutorials for HRM
LUBS1085Exploring Your Potential
LUBS1095Personal Tutorials for Marketing
LUBS1100Personal Tutorials for International Business
LUBS1150Information Technology and Communication Skills I
LUBS1875Maximising your Business School Experience
LUBS1885Business Practice
LUBS1890Starting Your Own Business
LUBS2055Academic and Management Skills
LUBS2130Contemporary Business Issues

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
- 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

Subject specific:
- 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 Session32.006.00
Class tests, exams and assessment11.001.00
Private study hours174.00
Total Contact hours26.00
Total hours (100hr per 10 credits)200.00

Private study

- Preparation for seminars and tutorials
- Completion of assessed coursework
- Group work on report and presentation
- Contribution to PASS sessions

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.

Methods of assessment

Assessment typeNotes% of formal assessment
Group ProjectGroup presentation on team project24.00
AssignmentCV and mock internship application20.00
Assignment1,500 word essay on an introductory topic requiring an evaluation of different source materials25.00
AssignmentA business report on a core module topic25.00
Tutorial PerformanceCompletion of Leeds for Life forms and attendance at personal tutorials6.00
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: 04/10/2016


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