HR510-5-FY-CO:
History Works: Career Portfolio

The details
2023/24
Philosophical, Historical and Interdisciplinary Studies (School of)
Colchester Campus
Full Year
Undergraduate: Level 5
Current
Thursday 05 October 2023
Friday 28 June 2024
0
20 September 2023

 

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

 

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Key module for

BA V100 History,
BA V101 History (Including Year Abroad),
BA V102 History (Including Foundation Year),
BA V103 History (Including Placement Year),
MHISV199 History,
MHISZV98 History (Including Placement Year),
MHISZV99 History (Including Year Abroad),
BA MV91 History and Criminology,
BA MV92 History and Criminology (Including Placement Year),
BA MV98 History and Criminology (Including Foundation Year),
BA MV9C History and Criminology (Including Year Abroad),
BA QV21 History and Literature,
BA QV22 History and Literature (Including Placement Year),
BA QV2C History and Literature (Including Foundation Year),
BA VQ12 History and Literature (Including Year Abroad),
BA LV31 History and Sociology,
BA LV32 History and Sociology (Including Placement Year),
BA LV38 History and Sociology (Including Foundation Year),
BA LV3C History and Sociology (Including Year Abroad),
BA V1W6 History with Film Studies,
BA V1W7 History with Film Studies (Including Placement Year),
BA V1W8 History with Film Studies (Including Foundation Year),
BA V1WP History with Film Studies (Including Year Abroad),
BA V1L2 History with Human Rights,
BA V1L8 History with Human Rights (Including Foundation Year),
BA V1LF History with Human Rights (Including Year Abroad),
BA V1LG History with Human Rights (Including Placement Year),
BA V140 Modern History,
BA V144 Modern History (Including Foundation Year),
BA V148 Modern History (Including Placement Year),
BA V149 Modern History (Including Year Abroad),
BA VL12 Modern History and International Relations,
BA VL14 Modern History and International Relations (Including Placement Year),
BA VL18 Modern History and International Relations (Including Foundation Year),
BA VL1F Modern History and International Relations (Including Year Abroad),
BA LV21 Modern History and Politics,
BA LV22 Modern History and Politics (Including Placement Year),
BA LV28 Modern History and Politics (Including Foundation Year),
BA LV2C Modern History and Politics (Including Year Abroad),
BA V200 History and Heritage,
BA V201 History and Heritage (Including Foundation Year),
BA V202 History and Heritage (including Placement Year),
BA V203 History and Heritage (including Year Abroad),
BA VM10 History and Law,
BA VM11 History and Law (Including Foundation Year),
BA VM12 History and Law (including Placement Year),
BA VM13 History and Law (including Year Abroad),
BA V114 History and Drama,
BA V115 History and Drama (including Foundation Year),
BA V116 History and Drama (including Placement Year),
BA V117 History and Drama (including Year Abroad)

Module description

This module runs across all three years of the History degree and is designed to help students reflect upon, and develop, plans and skills for their careers after graduating.


The module is compulsory for all History undergraduate students (single and joint honours) but is designed not to be onerous; students attend 4-6 timetabled workshops/group tutorials each academic year and complete 4 tasks per year in their HR510 Careers Portfolio.

Module aims

The aims of this module are:



  • To help build your awareness of the variety of careers open to you as a History graduate.

  • To help you decide what career/s you are interested in pursuing.

  • To support you in creating an action plan to help you realise your goals.

  • To hold an alumni panel so you can learn from the experiences of History graduates.

Module learning outcomes

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



  1. Reflect on their skills and interests and how they develop throughout the degree.

  2. Understand the variety of career options available to them and how to research them.

  3. Master key skills such as writing applications and career planning.

  4. Find and apply for job and post-graduate study opportunities.


Module information

No additional information available.

Learning and teaching methods

This module will be delivered via:

  • A variety of formats, including seminars, alumni workshops and tutorial group meetings.

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   Year two: Careers Portfolio   30/04/2024  0% 

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 not taken for marks.

Reassessment

Module is not taken for marks.

Module supervisor and teaching staff
Dr Matthew Grant, email: m.grant@essex.ac.uk.
History UG Administrators: hrugadmin@essex.ac.uk

 

Availability
No
No
No

External examiner

Dr Mark Williams
Cardiff University
Senior Lecturer in Early Modern History
Dr Miriam Dobson
University of Sheffield
Reader
Resources
Available via Moodle
Of 7 hours, 7 (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.

 


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