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TITLE CV and Interview Skills

LEVEL 00 - Mod Pre-Tert, Foundation, Proficiency & DegreePlus

ECTS CREDITS Not Applicable

DEPARTMENT Degree Plus Programme

DESCRIPTION The study-unit aims to provide students with the confidence and practical skills to be able to prepare for the recruitment process through enhancing their interview skills and CV preparation. The study-unit will be highly interactive and participative. It will include trainer-led sections, group discussion, large and smaller group exercises and personal learning activities. Each student will be asked to prepare a personal CV and will have the opportunity for a one-to-one session with the trainer for discussion and feedback.
Learning Objectives:

• To have a clear understanding of the importance and impact of the professional CV and covering letter;
• To identify how to write an attention-grabbing CV and to be able to create a personal action plan to move forward;
• To understand how to prepare effectively for an interview;
• To be aware of the personal impression you make and how to improve it.

Unit Material:

Appropriate unit material will be provided by the tutor during the sessions.


In keeping with the spirit of Degree Plus, there is no formal assessment associated with the unit. A certificate of attendance and of satisfactory completion of the unit will be provided at the end of the semester.

ADDITIONAL NOTES This unit may not be offered if there are an insufficient number of applicants.


Assessment Component/s Resit Availability Weighting
Attendance No 100%

LECTURER/S Joseph Noel Grima (Co-ord.)

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It should be noted that all the information in the study-unit description above applies to the academic year 2017/8, if study-unit is available during this academic year, and may be subject to change in subsequent years.

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