This OLE aims to give students theoretical and practical underpinning for their leadership aspirations and provide students with the opportunity to develop and practise relevant skills. The curriculum includes provision of foundational areas to support and inform study into leadership skills, the opportunity to broadly apply leadership skills and a strong focus on personal development and communication. The UoS comprises of a core 0 CP UoS called Student Leadership: Core and a 2 CP UoS called Student Leadership: Community Engagement, whereby the focus is on leadership in the community, workplace and industry and with different groups of people including clients, organisations and patients. The attributes of key community leaders will be discussed and evaluated. Students wishing to extend their leadership knowledge can undertake related Student Leadership OLEs in Representation and Peer Mentoring, each of 2 credits points, to scaffold student achievement.
Self-paced online modules, no timetabled classes, on-line activities for student engagement
One leadership critical reflection assignment (500 words) and a Wiki page or Video (500 words or 5 minutes)