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Current Academic Year 2023 - 2024

Please note that this information is subject to change.

Module Title Career Development
Module Code HR5021
School DCUBS
Module Co-ordinatorSemester 1: Jennifer Kennedy
Semester 2: Sean Dempsey
Autumn: Jennifer Kennedy
Module TeachersJennifer Kennedy
Sean Dempsey
NFQ level 9 Credit Rating 0
Pre-requisite None
Co-requisite None
Compatibles None
Incompatibles None

This module will equip students to identify their own knowledge, skills and abilities, to match these with the knowledge, skills and abilities required by employers of graduates, and to consider the implications of any gaps that are identified. The module covers topics such as career planning, CV preparation, interview preparation and job search. The module is organized around lectures, discussions and practical activities.

Learning Outcomes

1. Evaluate their own knowledge, skills and abilities and how these relate to different types of career opportunities
2. Critically assess the range of job opportunities available to graduates both nationally and internationally
3. Develop a professional profile to share with prospective employers by utilising a relevant contemporary approach
4. Demonstrate the skills required to perform well at both interview and in presentations.

Workload Full-time hours per semester
Type Hours Description
Total Workload: 0

All module information is indicative and subject to change. For further information,students are advised to refer to the University's Marks and Standards and Programme Specific Regulations at: http://www.dcu.ie/registry/examinations/index.shtml

Indicative Content and Learning Activities

Assessment Breakdown
Continuous Assessment100% Examination Weight0%
Course Work Breakdown
TypeDescription% of totalAssessment Date
Reflective journaln/a100%n/a
Reassessment Requirement Type
Resit arrangements are explained by the following categories;
1 = A resit is available for all components of the module
2 = No resit is available for 100% continuous assessment module
3 = No resit is available for the continuous assessment component
This module is category 1
Indicative Reading List

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    Programme or List of Programmes
    MSBMMSc in Management (Business)
    MSSMMSc in Management (Strategy)

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