Business Psychology: Personal and Professional Development - SP651

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Module delivery information

Location Term Level1 Credits (ECTS)2 Current Convenor3 2020 to 2021
Autumn and Spring 5 4 (2) MISS D Nicholson checkmark-circle


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.


Contact hours

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


Not available wild. Not available to Short Term Credit students.

Method of assessment

Pass/Fail logbook

Indicative reading

The module reading list can be found online at

Learning outcomes

8. 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.

9. 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.


  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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