Academic and Professional Skills


The aim of this module is to develop academic and professional development skills for student success in higher education and beyond. This module combines online learning activities and small group workshops to focus on areas such as academic writing and integrity, creative thinking, problem-solving, time management, communications, group work, technology, innovation and presentation skills. 

Learning Outcomes

  1. Apply appropriate tools and principles to optimise the learning experience.

  2. Develop self-reflection practices for individual and group-work activities.

  3. Develop academic writing skills, recognise different information sources and apply the principles of academic integrity.

  4. Assess a variety of professional communication practices and digital tools and apply to problem-solving.

  5. Consider how the chosen discipline has a responsibility to wider society.

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