Aims/Description: In this unit students develop a portfolio of professional skills for development, tailored to their own needs. Students will develop the skills needed to apply research training to real-world situations through scenario-based and problem solving learning and workshop activities. Students will also have the opportunity to learn a language or improve their language skills, develop professional CVs for the workplace, design web pages, and develop an ongoing Personal Development Plan.

Staff Contact: Dr Jojo Nem Singh
Teaching Methods: Tutorials, Problem solving, Independent Study,
Assessment: Project work, Oral presentation

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