Please note this module descriptor is indicative of the structure of this course and may be subject to change.
The module aims to build on the academic, professional and employability skills students have acquired through their studies at level 4 and their work experience, further to identify and develop their personal and professional capabilities to maximise future study and career success.
A range of lectures and workshops will enable students to develop practical skills in the use of accounting information systems, whilst at the same time undertaking a range of activities designed to identify key employability skills necessary to pursue their chosen careers. Students will plan and carry out work related activities, which may range from projects to work experience or volunteering activities, designed to meet their own identified development needs. A portfolio will be produced demonstrating how this has been achieved.
The period of work-related or volunteering activity can be intensive and full-time, or spread over several weeks within the time-frame of the module. It will normally comprise the equivalent of 6 working days (approximately 45 hours).
A student passing this module should be able to:
A course map contains a list of the individual study units, called modules, that you study to complete your course. Some modules are compulsory, but you can sometimes choose modules outside your core area of study which interest you.
A module is a self-contained, individual unit of study. The module descriptor provides various details about the module including who the module tutor is, what you will be studying, how you will be assessed and what you will have learned once you have completed the module.
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