Opportunities for Employability

Employability Skills

This table shows how the employability skills are developed as part of a course.

Attribute Description/ Criteria
Ability to:
Sample Examples from Courses
  • Present verbal and written information in a clear and understandable manner
  • Listen and summarise verbal information
  • Presentations
  • Essay/Report writing
  • Blogs
  • Group work
  • Discussions
Creative & Innovative
  • Develop solutions to problems
  • Take ownership of ideas
  • Analyse a variety of approaches and combine as required
  • Brainstorming activities
  • Project work
  • Group work
Problem Solving
  • Identify problems
  • Develop a questioning outlook
  • Make judgements
  • Find alternative solutions
  • Practice problem identification
  • Toolbox approach to solutions
  • Discussions
  • Assessments
  • Systematic approach to collecting data
  • Order data according to relevance
  • Develop links
  • Express opinions which are based on collected evidence
  • Projects
  • Practical assignments
  • Thesis
Organisation & Planning
  • Responsible for self-management
  • Be systematic in approach to workload
  • Prioritise conflicting activities
  • Mange time
  • Negotiate
  • Work simulations
  • Projects
  • Group work
  • Daily schedule mapping
  • Project planning
  • Ability to work as part of a team
  • Collegial approach to working
  • Ability to collaborate with a diverse group of people
  • Group work
  • Discussions
  • Group projects/ Practical sessions
  • Articulate the specific knowledge required in the chosen field
  • Adhere to professional standards of behaviour in the workplace
  • Committed to working to the highest standards of the profession
  • Engaged with community
  • Curriculum content
  • Specific Professional body accreditation requirements as applicable
  • Mirroring
  • Assignments
  • Health & safety
  • Content on ethical behaviour
  • Volunteer Awards


Specific work placement opportunities are also available as part of courses.

Graduate Profiles


Work placement opportunities are available as part of many courses. The links below provide information on all courses.

Professional Body Accreditation

Graduate Attributes


Special Accommodations and Supports to employment

Work Simulation

Work Simulation is defined as opportunities to undertake tasks and projects which are relevant to the course objectives.
These can include:

  • Group and individual projects on relevant course topics
  • Projects carried out with relevant industrial/sector partners
  • Engaging with charitable organisations to scope out course relevant projects