LW211-5-FY-CO:
Career Development Learning Part 2

The details
2023/24
Essex Law School
Colchester Campus
Full Year
Undergraduate: Level 5
Current
Thursday 05 October 2023
Friday 28 June 2024
0
18 October 2023

 

Requisites for this module
LW111
(none)
(none)
(none)

 

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Key module for

LLB M122 English and French Law (Maitrise),
LLB M100 Law,
LLB M100CD Law,
LLB M100CS Law,
LLB M100LD Law,
LLB M100MD Law,
LLB M100MS Law,
LLB M100TD Law,
LLB M100TS Law,
LLB M101 Law (Including Foundation Year),
LLB M107 Law (Including Placement Year),
LLB M120 Law (Including Year Abroad),
MLAWM199 Law,
MLAWMA98 Law (Including Placement Year),
MLAWMA99 Law (Including Year Abroad),
LLB M103 Law (Senior Status),
LLB MM20 Law with Human Rights,
LLB MM21 Law with Human Rights (Including Year Abroad),
LLB MM22 Law with Human Rights (Including Placement Year),
LLB MM30 Law with Human Rights (Including Foundation Year),
LLB MV06 Law with Philosophy (Including Foundation Year),
LLB MV16 Law with Philosophy,
LLB MV18 Law with Philosophy (Including Year Abroad),
LLB MV19 Law with Philosophy (Including Placement Year),
LLB ML14 Law with Politics (Including Year Abroad),
LLB ML15 Law with Politics (Including Placement Year),
LLB ML16 Law with Politics,
LLB ML26 Law with Politics (Including Foundation Year),
LLB MN00 Law with Business,
LLB MN01 Law with Business (Including Year Abroad),
LLB MN02 Law with Business (Including Placement Year),
LLB MN03 Law with Business (Including Foundation Year),
LLB MN10 Law with Finance,
LLB MN11 Law with Finance (Including Year Abroad),
LLB MN12 Law with Finance (Including Placement Year),
LLB MN13 Law with Finance (Including Foundation Year),
LLB MM00 Law with Criminology,
LLB MM01 Law with Criminology (Including Year Abroad),
LLB MM02 Law with Criminology (Including Placement Year),
LLB MM03 Law with Criminology (Including Foundation Year),
LLB M123 Licence English and French Law (Double Degree),
LLB M1Q3 Law with Literature,
LLB M1Q4 Law with Literature (Including Foundation Year),
LLB M1Q5 Law with Literature (Including Placement Year),
LLB M1Q6 Law with Literature (Including Year Abroad),
LLB M1V1 Law with History,
LLB M1V2 Law with History (Including Foundation Year),
LLB M1V3 Law with History (Including Placement Year),
LLB M1V4 Law with History (Including Year Abroad)

Module description

What are the main skills expected of a law graduate and what key personal factors will inform your career choices?

This module will help you to prepare for the opportunities and challenges of the graduate labour market.

Complete activities, workshops and sessions that help you to develop your career management and personal development skills, building your core knowledge, key skills and competencies.

Career Management and Personal Development Skills aims to prepare students for the opportunities and challenges of the graduate labour market. The module runs over a two-year period, incorporating a range of activities, workshops and sessions that encourage students to take ownership of their personal, professional and career development.

Module aims

The module helps students to take ownership of their personal, professional and career development.

Module learning outcomes

By the end of this module, a student should:



  1. Understand the key skills and competencies expected of a law graduate.

  2. Be able to identify key skills and competencies developed through work experience, paid employment and volunteering.

  3. Have a PDP or career action plan but understand how this might change over time.

  4. Have a clear understanding of how, where and when to access career development opportunities.

  5. Have a clear understanding of how, where and when to access career development support.

  6. Have a good understanding of personal values, interests, skills and competencies, and how these relate to career choices.

  7. Have an up to date CV which clearly articulates and evidences experience, skills and competencies.

  8. Be able to make appropriate applications for employment or post-graduate study, drawing effectively on personal strengths, experience and achievements.

Module information

No additional information available.

Learning and teaching methods

The module is taught over two years (as LW111 in the first year of your degree and as LW211 in the second year of your degree). The lectures cover the compulsory/key material for this module and will be supported by a series of online tasks that you need to complete.

Bibliography

This module does not appear to have a published bibliography for this year.

Assessment items, weightings and deadlines

Coursework / exam Description Deadline Coursework weighting
Coursework   Career Management Skills Portfolio  21/03/2024  100% 

Exam format definitions

  • Remote, open book: Your exam will take place remotely via an online learning platform. You may refer to any physical or electronic materials during the exam.
  • In-person, open book: Your exam will take place on campus under invigilation. You may refer to any physical materials such as paper study notes or a textbook during the exam. Electronic devices may not be used in the exam.
  • In-person, open book (restricted): The exam will take place on campus under invigilation. You may refer only to specific physical materials such as a named textbook during the exam. Permitted materials will be specified by your department. Electronic devices may not be used in the exam.
  • In-person, closed book: The exam will take place on campus under invigilation. You may not refer to any physical materials or electronic devices during the exam. There may be times when a paper dictionary, for example, may be permitted in an otherwise closed book exam. Any exceptions will be specified by your department.

Your department will provide further guidance before your exams.

Overall assessment

Module is either passed or marked as not completed.

Reassessment

Module is either passed or marked as not completed.

Module supervisor and teaching staff
Ms Penelope Brearey-Horne, email: pbrear@essex.ac.uk.
Law Education Office, lawschoolug@essex.ac.uk

 

Availability
No
No
Yes

External examiner

Prof Richard Grimes
University of Edinburgh
Visiting Professor
Resources
Available via Moodle
Of 8 hours, 6 (75%) hours available to students:
0 hours not recorded due to service coverage or fault;
2 hours not recorded due to opt-out by lecturer(s), module, or event type.

 

Further information
Essex Law School

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