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Last modified: 31 Jul 2023 11:38

Course Overview

This course is designed to support your academic and professional learning journey as you progress with your IBM Programme.

Topics will include enhanced orientation, study skills, health and well-being and employability activities.

Successful completion of this course will be recorded on your Enhanced Transcript as ‘Achieved’.

Course Details

Study Type Postgraduate Level 5
Session Full Year Credit Points 0 credits (0 ECTS credits)
Campus Aberdeen Sustained Study No
  • Mrs Lindsay Tibbetts

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

  • MSc International Business Management
  • Any Postgraduate Programme (Studied)

What other courses must be taken with this course?


What courses cannot be taken with this course?


Are there a limited number of places available?


Course Description

This course is designed to enhance and enrich your student learning journey. We recognise that the transition to a Masters level of study can be challenging. This course is designed to:

  • support your transition and equip you with the academic skills required to successfully complete your Masters.
  • Enhance your work related skills to support your transition into work or further studies.

The course runs alongside your academic studies.

Course Content:

  • Enhanced Orientation and induction
  • Academic skills such as academic writing/critical thinking/Group work/Ethics
  • Professional skills such as Ethics/Applications/Employer networking

Contact Teaching Time

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

Teaching Breakdown

More Information about Week Numbers

Details, including assessments, may be subject to change until 31 August 2023 for 1st half-session courses and 22 December 2023 for 2nd half-session courses.

Summative Assessments

There are no assessments for this course.

Formative Assessment


Assessment Type Formative Weighting 100
Assessment Weeks Feedback Weeks

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This course is designed to support assessment within the degree programme, health and well-being, and employability. As such, assessment will be indirect via the Programme courses.

Learning Outcomes
Knowledge LevelThinking SkillOutcome
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Course Learning Outcomes

Knowledge LevelThinking SkillOutcome
FactualUnderstandUnderstand the academic expectations of the University of Aberdeen
ConceptualAnalyseAble to identify written academic conventions
ProceduralApplyAble to demonstrate critical thinking skills
ProceduralApplyAble to write cohesively and to employ strategies to integrate referenced supporting evidence
ProceduralApplyAbility to communciate interactively
FactualUnderstandHave knowledge of the key professional skills such as Ethics/Applications/Employer networking
FactualUnderstandHave knowledge and understanding approaches to the support available from the University to support health and well-being

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