Core Module Information
Module title: Independent Study

SCQF level: 10:
SCQF credit value: 20.00
ECTS credit value: 10

Module code: SES10128
Module leader: Susan Brown
School School of Applied Sciences
Subject area group: Sport Exercise and Health Science

There are no pre-requisites for this module to be added

Description of module content:

The independent study module is a personalised study package tailored to suit your individual learning requirements. The syllabus entails a flexible approach to learning comprising of a negotiated programme of study designed by you in conjunction with a member of academic staff. The module takes place over the course of a single trimester. The flexible approach to learning enables a ‘made to measure course which will engage you in areas of academic interest that encourage you to reflect on your professional knowledge and the practical application of underpinning/relevant theory with the aim of developing the knowledge, skills and attitudes which promote professional developmentThe content can include a learning agreement, exploration of the concept of reflection, a variety of different frameworks and models; activities to facilitate a deeper understanding of the processes involved in thinking more critically. With your academic tutor you will be required to negotiate a learning agreement equivalent to 200 hours of study.

Learning Outcomes for module:

Upon completion of this module you will be able to

LO1: Construct an Independent Learning Agreement commensurate with SCQF Level 10.

LO2: Demonstrate critical thinking and reflection in relation to academic, intellectual, personal and professional needs.

LO3: Develop a portfolio to evidence the extent of your independent learning and critically reflect upon experiences related to the independent study topic.

Full Details of Teaching and Assessment

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