Professional Skills and Personal Development (SFT 1009)

Course Level, Employability, Foundation, Group work, Leadership, On-line activity, Online activity, Oral presentation, Presentation, Referencing, Reflection, Reflective writing, Report, Report writing, Skills Audit, Time management, Tutorial, Using ICT, Using ICT
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School Applied Sciences
Module Title SFT 1009 Professional Skills and personal development
Level Foundation
Initiator Dr Nick Hubbard
Rationale Aims to enable students to develop their professional and personal skills to ensure that they are equipped for both the study and work environment. The module incorporates elements of PDP and self evaluation.
Description of Initiative Students produce Personal Action Plans which illustrate reflection on improving : 

Time management –prioritising and planning

Organisation and effectiveness of meetings

Presentation skills

Team building

Collecting, analysing and interpreting information

Effective reflection


Report and essay writing skills

Examination skills

ICT skills




Portfolio of evidence 75% 

In class tests 25%

Ideas for adapting Short tasks and tests are given in order to develop particular skills and these are collected in a portfolio of evidence along with reflection which relates to the PDP