Academic & Professional Skills Development
This information is for the 2020/21 session.
Dr Kitty Stewart OLD 2.36
This course is available on the MSc in Criminal Justice Policy, MSc in International Social and Public Policy, MSc in International Social and Public Policy (Development), MSc in International Social and Public Policy (LSE and Fudan), MSc in International Social and Public Policy (Migration), MSc in International Social and Public Policy (Non-Governmental Organisations) and MSc in International Social and Public Policy (Research). This course is not available as an outside option.
Available only to students on Social Policy Programmes.
The course will consist of 8 workshops in the MT focusing on the development of academic skills (to include effective reading; academic writing; presentation skills; networking skills; time management; and resilience); and 4 workshops in the LT focusing on the development of professional skills, and working in the Social Policy sector.
The course will complement students' academic studies and support them to get the most out of their courses and Programme; while also helping them to make the link between the skills and knowledge they develop during their time at LSE and the opportunities and requirements of a range of careers in Social Policy.
14 hours of lectures in the MT. 6 hours of lectures in the LT.
The course will be delivered through a series of workshops, with associated tasks assigned to students' peer groups (assigned at the start of the academic year).
This course is non-credit bearing, and there is no formal assessment.
Important information in response to COVID-19
Please note that during 2020/21 academic year some variation to teaching and learning activities may be required to respond to changes in public health advice and/or to account for the situation of students in attendance on campus and those studying online during the early part of the academic year. For assessment, this may involve changes to mode of delivery and/or the format or weighting of assessments. Changes will only be made if required and students will be notified about any changes to teaching or assessment plans at the earliest opportunity.
Department: Social Policy
Total students 2019/20: Unavailable
Average class size 2019/20: Unavailable
Controlled access 2019/20: No
Value: Non-credit bearing
Personal development skills
- Team working