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PD1501: PROFESSIONAL SKILLS PART 1 (2017-2018)

Last modified: 25 Aug 2017 11:52


Course Overview

This course, which is prescribed for level 1 students and optional for level 2 students and above, is studied entirely online and covers topics relating to careers and employability, equality and diversity and health, safety and wellbeing.  During the course you will learn about the Aberdeen Graduate Attributes, how they are relevant to you and the opportunities available to develop your skills and attributes alongside your University studies.  You will also gain an understanding of equality and diversity and health, safety and wellbeing issues.  Successful completion of this course will be recorded on your Enhanced Transcript as ‘Achieved’ (non-completion will be recorded as ‘Not Achieved’).  The course takes approximately 3 hours to complete and can be taken in one sitting, or spread across a number of weeks and it will be available to you throughout the academic year.

Course Details

Study Type Undergraduate Level 1
Session Second Sub Session Credit Points 0 credits (0 ECTS credits)
Campus Old Aberdeen Sustained Study No
Co-ordinators
  • Mrs Tracey Innes

What courses & programmes must have been taken before this course?

  • Any Undergraduate Programme (Studied)

What other courses must be taken with this course?

None.

What courses cannot be taken with this course?

Are there a limited number of places available?

No

Course Description

Course Aims

The course will develop the employability of students through engaging them in their development of Aberdeen Graduate Attributes through the co-curriculum. The course will introduce students to the concepts and importance of health and safety and equality and diversity awareness.

Main Learning Outcomes

The course will comprise overall topic learning outcomes to enable students to:
1) Understand the concept of Aberdeen Graduate Attributes and how they can be developed through engagement in co-curricular and extra-curricular activities.
2) Understand the concept of equality and diversity and how it affects themselves and others.
3) Understand and implement health and safety guidelines, policies and procedures.

Course Content

The course consists of the following 3 topics:
1) Developing your Aberdeen Graduate Attributes
2) Understanding equality and diversity issues
3) Health and safety for students

Further Information & Notes

This is an online 0-credit course for level 1 students, accessed via MyAberdeen.

Degree Programmes for which this Course is Prescribed

None.

Contact Teaching Time

Sorry, we don't have that information available.

Teaching Breakdown


Assessment

Given there are no credits for the course, there are no summative assessments.

Formative Assessment

Students will complete a series of online activities and tests with two attempts and automated feedback and resources given if the standard is not met.

Feedback

Automated written feedback is provided following two unsuccessful attempts at the tests. Feedback includes the correct answers and detailed explanations about each question and corresponding answer. Further resources are given.

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