PO2PLA-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 / Spring / Summer module
Pre-requisites:
Non-modular pre-requisites:
Co-requisites:
Modules excluded:
Current from: 2019/0

Module Convenor: Mrs Vicki Wiles

Email: v.l.wiles@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 skill, knowledge of psychometric and video testing, interview and assessment centre techniques


Assessable learning outcomes:

Additional outcomes:

Outline content:

Placement Application advice



LinkedIn, Psychometric tests and video interviews



Interviews 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
Seminars 3 2
Guided independent study: 10 10 10
       
Total hours by term 13 10 12
       
Total hours for module

Summative Assessment Methods:
Method Percentage

Summative assessment- Examinations:

Not applicable as this is not a credit bearing module


Summative assessment- Coursework and in-class tests:

Not applicable as this is not a credit bearing module


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: 8 April 2019

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

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