Total Credits: 10
Level: Level 4
Target Students: Students registered on the MSc in Occupational Psychology in I-WHO Work and Organisational and Management Psychology
|Autumn||Assessed by end of Autumn Semester|
Prerequisites: Degree in psychology or other relevant subject with the permission of the Head of the Institute of Work, Health & Organisations.
Summary of Content: This module concerns workplace counselling and career development. The module provides a general introduction to the nature and psychological background of career development, and students are given the opportunity to explore the practical implications by planning their own career development. Students also study the main approaches, application and effectiveness of workplace counselling.
Method and Frequency of Class:
|Activity||Number Of Weeks||Number of sessions||Duration of a session|
|Lecture||5 weeks||1 per week||4 hours|
Method of Assessment:
|Coursework 1||50||1 x 1500 word Personal Development Plan|
|Coursework 2||50||1 x 1,500 Word Essay|
Mr J Richards
Education Aims: This two part module is assessed separately and is designed to allow students to explore in detail a) the issues surrounding workplace counselling with a focus on one particular type of counselling situation and b) careers theory in relation to career choices, career development and career management.
On completion on this module, students should be able to:
Students will prepare their own career plan
Learning Outcomes: Transferable skills include:
Cognitive Skills: problem-solving, analysis & synthesis, critical evaluation, self-evaluation, independent learning and group learning.
Practical Skills: time management, library research, computer literature searches, IT and data analysis.
Professional Skills: team work, oral communication, written communication, project design, project management, professional/ethical conduct and client-focused reporting.
Offering School: Medicine
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