This module has been created by the Careers and Employability Service. It draws on content from You're Hired! Graduate Career Handbook by Tristram Hooley and Korin Grant. It also incorporates material developed by our Careers Consultants.
Watch this short video introducing the module
Who is this module for?
It's been developed for all current undergraduate students from 1st year. You'll find it helpful whatever stage you are at.
It focuses on career and employability learning. It provides you with insights into the process of transition, from university to work or further study. This includes an understanding of the processes of career choice and career development. It also includes graduate recruitment processes and the labour market. Find out more about the content using the drop-down sections below.
- are you a postgraduate student? We have created a postgraduate careers module tailored to the needs of students studying at postgraduate level. Please enrol on that module instead
- are you a graduate? Unfortunately you cannot access MyPlace which hosts this module. However, our Careers Online Toolkit has some fantastic resources that cover many of these topics
- are you a student carer? A dedicated version of this module has been created in partnership with student interns who are carers themselves. It takes into account your commitments and responsibilities to ensure more relevant information has been incorporated
- are you an autistic student or graduate interested in developing your employability skills? Then this free online course has been created by a team of experts, including autistic graduates, autistic workplace mentors, non-autistic university careers consultants, and non-autistic researchers
What does the module involve?
This module is not credit-bearing. That means you can go at your own pace. You may decide to work through it from start to finish. Or dip into sections and topics that are most relevant to the stage you're at.
We have organised the module content for each topic in a 'book'. Click on the icon to begin working through that topic. Each book contains information, activities, and further resources. These are accompanied by suggestions for follow-up activities.
We have drawn on content from You're Hired! Graduate Career Handbook. We have provided online access to it through the University library. For EXPLORE and PLAN you are encouraged to read a chapter of the book before working through each topic.