Certificate of Continuing Professional Development in Postgraduate Career Planning (module)

Why choose this course?

Cert Module


To secure employment or training, students must demonstrate key employability competencies such as self-awareness, effective communication, career learning, career management and experience. This module is designed to support students at any stage in their professional development planning in securing graduate level employment and/or postgraduate study. 


On successful completion of the module, you will be able to:

  • Demonstrate a critical awareness of political, economic, social, technological, environmental and legal (PESTEL) contexts relevant to your area of expertise
  • Identify and critically reflect on your own discipline and employability related competencies in relation to personal and professional development
  • Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of employability processes and how to critically analyse, interpret, and evaluate information in order to identify and secure suitable employment opportunities
  • Plan to continuously extend and develop your own skills and knowledge base and engage in ongoing effective professional development planning and management in a variety of industries
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