Study and Employability Skills for Level 4 - PSCI3020

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Module delivery information

Location Term Level1 Credits (ECTS)2 Current Convenor3 2022 to 2023
Combined Autumn Spring Summer & Vacation 4 1 (0.5) Chris Shepherd checkmark-circle


One-on-one meetings and group tutorials focused on academic progression and the development of key skills to support the core curriculum and future study or employment. Students meet with their Academic Advisor individually or in groups at intervals during the academic year. Individual meetings review academic progress, support career planning etc. Themed tutorials develop transferable skills; The tutorials are informal involving student activity and discussion. Year group events deliver general information e.g. on University resources, 4-year programmes, module selection etc.


Contact hours

Total Contact Hours: 5
Total Private Study: 5
Total Study Hours: 10

Minimum hours shown, hours may vary according to the needs of individuals and groups of students.


Not available as an elective module choice.

Method of assessment

Pass/Fail - Formative assessment/feedback only.

Indicative reading

No formal reading list. Students may be directed to reading materials for specific tutorials.

Learning outcomes

1 Communication and presentation
2 Data analysis
3 Research
4 Self-directed learning
5 Career planning


  1. Credit level 4. Certificate level module usually taken in the first stage of an undergraduate degree.
  2. ECTS credits are recognised throughout the EU and allow you to transfer credit easily from one university to another.
  3. The named convenor is the convenor for the current academic session.
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