Academic & Professional Skills Development for Social Policy
This information is for the 2023/24 session.
Dr Leonidas Cheliotis
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 (Education), 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 a number of workshops in the AT focusing on the development of academic skills (to include effective reading; academic writing; presentation skills; networking skills; time management); and in the WT 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.
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).
The course will be delivered in AT & WT
This course is non-credit bearing, and there is no formal assessment. The course will complement students' other courses and support their assessments for those courses through academic skills development.
Department: Social Policy
Total students 2022/23: 175
Average class size 2022/23: Unavailable
Controlled access 2022/23: No
Lecture capture used 2022/23: Yes (MT)
Value: Non-credit bearing
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