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About the Professional Skills Curriculum

The Professional Skills Curriculum is a 'graduate training scheme' that you can undertake before you graduate! Open to all students, you can either complete the full programme or dip in and out of the available courses. 

We focus on offering opportunities to develop 20 key graduate attributes through workshops, talks by professionals, round-table discussions and many more events. These attributes are:


Socially responsible

  • Socially responsible

Valuing Diversity

  • Diversity Awareness
  • Effective team contribution
  • Inter-personal skills
  • Influencing and negotiation

Entreprenurial Mind-set

  • Creativity
  • Confidence and adaptability
  • Recognition of opportunities
  • Research skills and problem solving

Leadership skills

  • Self-awareness and reflection
  • Organisation
  • Resilience
  • Leading others

Global outlook

  • Networking
  • Commerical/Business awareness
  • Digital literacy
  • Oral communication
  • Written communication
  • Numeracy
  • Technical and specialist academic skills and disciplinary knowledge


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