BA Management, Leadership and Leisure

Year of entry: 2022

Course unit details:
Applied Study Period

Course unit fact file
Unit code EDUC30252
Credit rating 10
Unit level Level 6
Teaching period(s) Semester 2
Offered by Education
Available as a free choice unit? No


This unit is the third and final Applied Study Period (ASP) on BA (Hons) Management, Leadership and Leisure. Students are required to critically evaluate their practical and theoretical knowledge. This evaluation is to be completed in a work or academic context through the presentation of their learning and reflections from this time. The unit requires both an individual report and verbal presentation submission. The assessment allows students to apply the learning from their studies on MLL in real-life working environments. Critical and analytical analysis from this experience allows students to showcase their Employability and prepare them for future graduate employment.   


This unit aims to:

  • Provide an opportunity for students to critically evaluate their practical and theoretical knowledge and skills in work or academic-related context
  • Provide practical experience to support the theoretical elements of the course,
  • Broaden individual skills and knowledge through targeted application and practice within an industrial setting,
  • Act as a basis for further career development and networking.


Learning outcomes

Category of outcome Students should be able to:
Knowledge and understanding
  • Assess their knowledge and skilling priorities for graduate employment,
  • Appraise theoretical knowledge learnt during the programme and apply this in a work or academic context.
Intellectual skills
  • Critically evaluate their knowledge and skills in work or academic-based contexts,
  • Critically reflect on how their knowledge and skills are aligned to employability and graduate destinations.
Practical skills
  • Identify and practice vocational/transferable skills,
  • Examine their skills and identify ones to improve upon in graduate life.
Transferable skills and personal qualities
  • Have practised the skills of critical enquiry into, and analysis of, the work of an organisation, conducting a research project, making an oral presentation and report writing.


Teaching and learning methods

The majority of learning hours in this unit is in work or academic-based locations. As their third Applied Study Period students are now required to critically evaluate their skills and knowledge in practice further. This will enable them to successfully move into graduate positions. 

Assessment methods

Assessment task Length Weighting within the unit (if relevant)
Report 3000 words 60%
Oral Presentation 15 minutes 40%


Feedback methods

Feedback will be available on Blackboard

Study hours

Scheduled activity hours
Fieldwork 100

Teaching staff

Staff member Role
Miriam Firth Unit coordinator

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