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Unit Summary

Unit type

PG Coursework Unit

Credit points

12

Unit aim

Equips students with the skills and capacity to manage and inform their own professional identity in contemporary business careers. Students will explore techniques, tools and processes that will provide the background and context for career choices.

Unit content

Topic 1: Theories and models of career management

Topic 2: Develop your professional identity

Topic 3: Personal branding

Topic 4: Job search strategies

Topic 5: Applying for the job

Topic 6: Future-proofing your career

Learning outcomes

Unit Learning Outcomes express learning achievement in terms of what a student should know, understand and be able to do on completion of a unit. These outcomes are aligned with the graduate attributes. The unit learning outcomes and graduate attributes are also the basis of evaluating prior learning.

On completion of this unit, students should be able to:
1 synthesise key theoretical principles, professional skills and individual attributes relating to career planning and development
2 demonstrate the ability to effectively meet the professional requirements of the employment selection process
3 utilise self-assessment tools to develop practical strategies to manage a lifelong career
4 differentiate and apply various techniques for successful lifelong career planning

On completion of this unit, students should be able to:

  1. synthesise key theoretical principles, professional skills and individual attributes relating to career planning and development
  2. demonstrate the ability to effectively meet the professional requirements of the employment selection process
  3. utilise self-assessment tools to develop practical strategies to manage a lifelong career
  4. differentiate and apply various techniques for successful lifelong career planning

Prescribed texts

  • No prescribed texts.

  • No prescribed texts.
Prescribed texts may change in future teaching periods.