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Career Development Module

Career Development Module

Graduate with the skills employers are looking for. Use your work experience, volunteering or part-time job to count towards your degree.

The Career Development Module is a 20 credit module completed over the course of the academic year. It's available to stage two and final year students on selected degree programmes. Check with your academic school to see if you are eligible to take part.

What's involved

You'll attend timetabled sessions (with a combination of online and in person learning planned for 2022-23), and will complete work through Canvas throughout the year. These will support you in setting goals to work towards during your placement and to develop your knowledge and skills.

You'll spend a minimum of 50 hours at your placement, with a minimum of 30 of these completed in semester 2 to fit in with module teaching and assessments. Placement visits should be managed to fit around your academic and other commitments, and must be carried out over a period of no less than eight weeks.

What you can do

There are currently three placement routes available. You can:

The modules available are:

  • NCL2007 - for Stage 2 students
  • NCL3007 - for Stage 3/Final Year students

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NCL2007 Career Development Module
NCL3007 Career Development Module