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Module

CHY2001 : Professional Development and Employability Skills

  • Offered for Year: 2020/21
  • Module Leader(s): Dr Julian Knight
  • Lecturer: Dr James Knight, Dr Cristina Navarro Reguero, Dr Zuleykha McMillan, Dr John Errington, Dr Hanno Kossen, Dr Mike Probert, Dr Johan Eriksson
  • Owning School: Natural and Environmental Sciences
  • Teaching Location: Newcastle City Campus
Semesters
Semester 1 Credit Value: 15
Semester 2 Credit Value: 5
ECTS Credits: 10.0

Aims

To consider issues of effective communication to independent learners including scope and style of material and style of presentation; to develop a range of transferable skills; to introduce aspects of employability; to consolidate and extend knowledge of a fundamental aspect of chemistry.

Outline Of Syllabus

Sessions will include seminars/workshops on:

• Use of the library and electronic databases
• Preparation and evaluation of CV’s
• Teamwork
• Meetings skills
• Presentation skills
• Spectroscopic analysis
• Professional Awareness Day

Much of the timetabled work will involve group activities which will be supported and assessed by group tutors.

Further information about the timetabling of student activities and on the assessment scheme may be found on the Blackboard website (URL below) which is accessed from the main university home page http://bb.ncl.ac.uk/

Teaching Methods

Module leaders are revising this content in light of the Covid 19 restrictions.
Revised and approved detail information will be available by 17 August.

Assessment Methods

Module leaders are revising this content in light of the Covid 19 restrictions.
Revised and approved detail information will be available by 17 August.

Reading Lists

Timetable