Business Psychology: Personal and Professional Development - PSYC6510

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Module delivery information

Location Term Level1 Credits (ECTS)2 Current Convenor3 2022 to 2023
Canterbury
Autumn Term 5 4 (2) Dawn Nicholson checkmark-circle

Overview

Students will attend up to four talks/workshops specifically relating to careers in Business Psychology (e.g. talks by consultant psychologists; recruitment agents). They will also participate in the Academic Peer Mentoring scheme as mentees. They will be required to keep a log book of all personal and professional development activities. This reflective practice enhances students' development, provides a record of activities for their CV, and contributes to employability.

Details

Contact hours

Total contact hours: 10
Private study hours: 30
Total study hours: 40

Availability

Business Psychology

Method of assessment

Log-book (Pass/Fail only) 1,500 words 100%

Reassessment methods: Like for Like.

Indicative reading

Reading List (Indicative list, current at time of publication. Reading lists will be published annually)

Bolton, G., & Delderfield, R. (2018). Reflective practice: Writing and professional development. London, UK: Sage Publications Ltd.

Learning outcomes

The intended subject specific learning outcomes. On successfully completing the module students will be able to:

8.1 Adopt multiple perspectives on issues related to Business Psychology.

8.2 Reflect on, and take an active role in, personal and professional development.

8.3 Utilise practical experiences gained as a mentee.

The intended generic learning outcomes. On successfully completing the module students will be able to:

9.1 Engage in reflective practice.

9.2 Be sensitive to contextual and interpersonal factors.

9.3 Use feedback effectively.

Notes

  1. Credit level 5. Intermediate level module usually taken in Stage 2 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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