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GS50M2: STUDY SKILLS FOR LIFE (2018-2019)

Last modified: 22 May 2019 17:07


Course Overview

This course gives students the opportunity to develop the transferable skills required to both complete their degree programme and progress in their future
career. The course provides guides and workshops on a variety of skills, including literature appraisal, academic integrity, writing, presentations, note
taking and time management. It provides online resources for developing IT and numeracy skills, and acts as a resource for advertising development
opportunities both within and outside the university.

The course strongly relies on self-reflection and identification of opportunities by the students to use the support sessions and online resources available.
Although completion of the course itself is compulsory the majority of the course sessions offered are optional, and support is given to the students to
help them identify what they most need to work on. Completion of the course is achieved through formative assignments.

This course is the first of two courses relating to cross-discipline skills development that is compulsory for all taught postgraduate students in the School of Medicine, Medical Sciences and Nutrition.

Course Details

Study Type Postgraduate Level 5
Session First Sub Session Credit Points 0 credits (0 ECTS credits)
Campus Old Aberdeen Sustained Study No
Co-ordinators
  • Ms Lynsey Christie

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

  • Any Postgraduate Programme (Studied)

What other courses must be taken with this course?

None.

What courses cannot be taken with this course?

None.

Are there a limited number of places available?

No

Course Description

This course gives students the opportunity to develop the transferable skills required to both complete their degree programme and progress in their future
career. The course provides guides and workshops on a variety of skills, including literature appraisal, academic integrity, writing, presentations, note
taking and time management. It provides online resources for developing IT and numeracy skills, and acts as a resource for advertising development
opportunities both within and outside the university.

The course strongly relies on self-reflection and identification of opportunities by the students to use the support sessions and online resources available.
Although completion of the course itself is compulsory the majority of the course sessions offered are optional, and support is given to the students to
help them identify what they most need to work on. Completion of the course is achieved through formative assignments.

This course is the first of two courses relating to cross-discipline skills development that is compulsory for all taught postgraduate students in the School of Medicine, Medical Sciences and Nutrition.


Contact Teaching Time

Information on contact teaching time is available from the course guide.

Teaching Breakdown

More Information about Week Numbers


Summative Assessments

N/A

Formative Assessment

Academic skills test - focus on collecting, reviewing and evaluating literature; Induction materials test; Evaluation and development plan with feedback on support available.

Feedback

None.

Course Learning Outcomes

None.

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