Career Planning Module Online

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Credits

20

Module code

AG20001

This module is ideal for anyone who wants to get started with choosing a career path and/or make plans towards their future. It will suit students who like learning online or need the flexibility of online learning.

Why should I choose to take it and what will the module cover?

This module is delivered to you online by our specialist tutors using MyDundee.  You will be able to access materials in your own time and is perfect for students who have a busy timetable and/or other commitments.

It is designed to build your awareness of the career paths available to you as a graduate and how to prepare for success in the recruitment process.

Career Planning Module Online covers topics including:

  • self-awareness – your strengths and areas for development
  • individual skills awareness and development
  • how to excel in the recruitment process – CVs, application forms and interviews
  • awareness of options with your degree
  • understanding of career options with detailed investigation of a career of your choice

How will I be assessed?

There is no exam as assessment is entirely through coursework.  You will undertake a range of written and practical activities designed to develop your career management skills and be of practical use in the future.

Academic credits?

This module carries a full 20 credits at level 2, counting towards your degree.

2017 Career Planning Module Online students stated:

“I cannot recommend this module enough. It provides the flexibility that many people need and the tutors are extremely helpful. Overall it has been extremely worthwhile!."

“So worth it! Not only will you learn how to improve you interview and application/CV skills but you’ll also find things out about yourself that have a positive impact on the way you think about yourself.”

“I was one of them people who thought "this module won't help me", but after completing it I am more knowledgeable and confident about how to succeed in the transition from Uni to workplace.”

When does it run?

You can choose to take the module in semester 1 or 2.

Are there any anti-requisites for this module?

Yes.  If you take this module you won’t be able to take AG22035 Career Planning Module or AG22037 Internship Module.

How do I sign up?

Just as your Adviser of Studies does with the other modules you choose.  Make sure your Adviser of Studies calls the Careers Service to ensure there are spaces left.  You will then be registered in the normal way.

How can I find out more?

Careers Service staff can provide more information and answer any questions you may have.  Contact the Teaching Team at cpmo@dundee.ac.uk or 01382 384017.