UCL School of Management

Module Fact Sheet

MSIN0127: Career and Professional Development

Taught by
Masters, level 7 (zero credit)
MSc Management students only
Delivery method
2 day careers induction, weekly careers workshops, 1:1 sessions with MSc Management Career Consultants, access to a range of employer and alumni events. Access to online resources such as aptitude tests, interview simulators, Careers Tagged, UCL job boards.
No formal assessment
Previous Module Code

Course overview

Careers and Professional Development is a compulsory module spanning Terms 1 and 2 which will prepare you to achieve a successful future career. These interactive workshops will take you through the process of identifying potential future career options and then enable you to confidently approach the recruitment process.You will gain a clear understanding of  the UK graduate job market and develop skills that will prove invaluable in your future career, regardless of where you are in the world.

These timetabled workshops are supplemented with 1:1 appointments with Career Consultants and access to a wide variety of networking and employer events

Learning outcomes

Upon successful completion of this module, students will be able to:

  • Identify and evaluate future career ideas
  • Understand how to navigate and be successful in typical recruitment practices
  • Feel confident in the professional skills required to enter the world of work
  • Develop lifelong career management skills

Topics covered

  • Career Choice and Decision Making
  • Graduate Job Market
  • Networking Skills
  • Marketing Yourself: Effective CVs, Cover Letters, Applications
  • Interview Skills
  • How to be successful in Assessment Centres and Case Study Interviews
  • Online Testing
  • Social Media / Personal Branding
  • Professional Skills
  • Job Hunting for EU / International Students

Assessment summary

No formal assessment.

Essential reading

Not applicable.

Past versions of this module

MSIN0127 18/19

MSINGCA0 17/18


Last updated Thursday, 27 June 2019