EC230-Placement Support

Module Provider: School of Politics, Economics and International Relations
Number of credits: 0 [0 ECTS credits]
Level:5
Terms in which taught: Autumn / Summer term module
Pre-requisites:
Non-modular pre-requisites:
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Current from: 2019/0

Module Convenor: Mrs Purnima Darji

Email: p.darji@reading.ac.uk

Type of module:

Summary module description:

This module provides students with general and specific placement and employability related skills.


Aims:

To develop students' Application and CV writing skills, knowledge of psychometric and video testing, interview and assessment centre techniques


Assessable learning outcomes:

Additional outcomes:

Peer and one-to-one support and feedback.


Outline content:

GES application session



Application advice for other placement applications



LinkedIn, Psychometric tests and video interviews



Interview and Assessment Centres



Pre placement induction


Brief description of teaching and learning methods:

Sessions will be interactive and seminar styled. 


Contact hours:
  Autumn Spring Summer
Practicals classes and workshops 4 2
Guided independent study: 10 10 10
       
Total hours by term 14 10 12
       
Total hours for module

Summative Assessment Methods:
Method Percentage

Summative assessment- Examinations:

Summative assessment- Coursework and in-class tests:

Formative assessment methods:

Self or peer assessed exercises to assist with placement preparation.

 


Penalties for late submission:

Not applicable as this is not a credit bearing module.


Assessment requirements for a pass:

Reassessment arrangements:

Additional Costs (specified where applicable):

Last updated: 19 September 2019

THE INFORMATION CONTAINED IN THIS MODULE DESCRIPTION DOES NOT FORM ANY PART OF A STUDENT'S CONTRACT.

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