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NBS8999 : Academic Skills in AFSI MSc

  • Offered for Year: 2022/23
  • Module Leader(s): Dr Jose Liu
  • Owning School: Newcastle University Business School
  • Teaching Location: Newcastle City Campus
ECTS Credits: 0.0


The module aims to provide a series of present in person sessions (with the possibility of online delivery) to students on the MSc Accounting, Finance and Strategic Investment programme. The sessions will be designed to provide students with essential academic skills required for the modules delivered on the programme. The module also seeks to enrich students overall learning experience.

Outline Of Syllabus

The main topics to be covered are (i) basic IT skills; (ii) study skills; (iii) introduction to relevant electronic databases; (iv) data collection and analytic skills; and (v) engagements with module materials.

Teaching Methods

Teaching Activities
Category Activity Number Length Student Hours Comment
Scheduled Learning And Teaching ActivitiesSmall group teaching32:006:00PIP (30-40 students maximum capacity per group)
Teaching Rationale And Relationship

The teaching sessions aim to enhance student academic skills.

Assessment Methods

The format of resits will be determined by the Board of Examiners

Other Assessment
Description Semester When Set Percentage Comment
Portfolio1M100There is no assessment for this module
Assessment Rationale And Relationship

There is no assessment for this module

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