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At the end of this module students should
1. Have identified gaps or challenges in their legal skills, focusing on areas such as legal writing, legal research, presentation skills and project management.
2. Have developed and followed through on a personalised plan to improve skills in these identified areas.
3. Have developed their career plan
4. Have contributed to academic advising in the School of Law, by identifying student needs and developing a plan to deliver on those needs. This may include a presentation, workshop, clinic or other form of academic advice for other students in the Law School.
|Student Effort Type||Hours|
|Seminar (or Webinar)||
|Autonomous Student Learning||
Not applicable to this module.
|Description||Timing||Component Scale||% of Final Grade|
|Group Project: Development of a group contribution to Academic Advising or the Student Experience in the School of Law.||Varies over the Trimester||n/a||Graded||No||
|Portfolio: A Careers Portfolio, outlining the student's career needs, career development plan and steps taken to achieve this.||Coursework (End of Trimester)||n/a||Graded||No||
|Portfolio: A Skills Development Porfolio, outlining the students' skills needs, plan for development and learning outcomes.||Coursework (End of Trimester)||n/a||Graded||No||
|Resit In||Terminal Exam|
• Feedback individually to students, on an activity or draft prior to summative assessment
• Feedback individually to students, post-assessment
• Peer review activities
• Self-assessment activities
Students will be provided with feedback on their portfolios and development plans in class, both from the module coordinator and from their peers. Active participation in class is vital to obtain this feedback. They will also be encouraged to seek feedback on their portfolios and development plans from third parties, such as their Academic Advisor and the Careers Network.