PS492-6-FY-CO:
Advanced employability skills and career progression

The details
2023/24
Psychology
Colchester Campus
Full Year
Undergraduate: Level 6
Current
Thursday 05 October 2023
Friday 28 June 2024
0
16 November 2023

 

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

 

(none)

Key module for

BA 63C2 Psychological Studies,
BA 63C3 Psychological Studies (Including Year Abroad),
BA 63C4 Psychological Studies (Including Placement Year),
BA C801 Psychology (Including Year Abroad),
BA C802 Psychology,
BA C807 Psychology (Including Foundation Year),
BA C810 Psychology (Including Placement Year),
BSC C800 Psychology,
BSC C803 Psychology (Including Year Abroad),
BSC C811 Psychology (Including Placement Year),
BSC C812 Psychology (Including Foundation Year),
BSC C806 Psychology with Cognitive Neuroscience (Including Year Abroad),
BSC C808 Psychology with Cognitive Neuroscience,
BSC C809 Psychology with Cognitive Neuroscience (Including Placement Year),
BSC C813 Psychology with Cognitive Neuroscience (Including Foundation Year),
MSCIC999 Psychology with Cognitive Neuroscience,
MSCICA98 Psychology with Cognitive Neuroscience (Including Placement Year),
MSCICA99 Psychology with Cognitive Neuroscience (Including Year Abroad),
BSC C814 Psychology with Economics,
BSC C815 Psychology with Economics (Including Year Abroad),
BSC C816 Psychology with Economics (Including Placement Year),
BSC C817 Psychology with Economics (Including Foundation Year),
MSCIC998 Psychology with Advanced Research Methods,
MSCICB98 Psychology with Advanced Research Methods (Including Placement Year),
MSCICB99 Psychology with Advanced Research Methods (Including Year Abroad)

Module description

This module will provide students with opportunities to reflect and decide upon their career aspirations, help them identify the steps required to reach those goals, and introduce them to opportunities and resources that will help them to complete these steps.

Module aims

The aim of this module is:



  • To improve the employability of Psychology students.

Module learning outcomes

By the end of this module, students will be expected to be able to:



  1. Adapt the job-hunting and application strategies introduced in Year 2 for the graduate labour market or further study.

  2. Understand the concepts behind effective interview performance.

  3. Understand how assessment centres work and how to be successful.

Module information

Students will reflect upon the current state of their career action plan and develop a strategy to carry them through Year 3 and into employment/postgraduate study, revise the job-hunting and application strategies introduced in Year 2, and be given advice about and practice interview technique.

Learning and teaching methods

No information available.

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   Work-Based Learning Reflection  19/01/2024   

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
Prof Reinhard Pekrun, email: rp19684@essex.ac.uk.
rp19684@essex.ac.uk

 

Availability
No
No
No

External examiner

Dr Paula Miles
University of St Andrews
Director of Teaching, Senior Lecturer
Resources
Available via Moodle
Of 8 hours, 8 (100%) hours available to students:
0 hours not recorded due to service coverage or fault;
0 hours not recorded due to opt-out by lecturer(s), module, or event type.

 

Further information
Psychology

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