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Current Academic Year 2023 - 2024

Please note that this information is subject to change.

Module Title Pre-Professional 1 Training & Skills
Module Code PSYC120
School 37
Module Co-ordinatorSemester 1: Louise Hopper
Semester 2: Louise Hopper
Autumn: Louise Hopper
Module TeachersLiz McLoughlin
Louise Hopper
NFQ level 8 Credit Rating 5
Pre-requisite None
Co-requisite None
Compatibles None
Incompatibles None

Learning Outcomes

1. Use personal insight to consider one’s own traits and behaviours and reflect upon when to employ these appropriately.
2. Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of one’s own and others’ cultural worldview and how implicit biases shape perceptions, understanding and interactions.
3. Develop self-awareness of values, interests, knowledge, skills and strengths in the context of one’s career choices.
4. Understand the labour market and the evolving nature of work in areas of interest and reflect upon one’s own career goals.
5. Apply reason, realistic expectations and personal agility when responding to situations and changing circumstances.
6. Effectively identify, access, and engage with external resources as required.
7. Critically reflect on personal growth throughout the module.

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
Loop ExamOnline Exams assessing the learner’s understanding of the major concepts covered in this module.40%n/a
AssignmentA substantial reflective piece evidencing reflection on individual skills, personal agility, career visioning and growth more specifically.60%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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