Award: Non Credit Bearing
Duration: n/a
Start Date: Flexible

Career Zone


This module is for students of the MSc, Graduate Diploma or Certificate in Environmental Sustainability (Negotiated Learning) course. This is a free, non-credit bearing module.

What will I study?

This module provides employability guidance to students.

Topics include:

  • Career Exploration – exploring your options and action planning.
  • Winning Applications – incorporating newly acquired knowledge into your applications, CVs and Cover Letters
  • Impressive Interview Skills – techniques to improve your performance at interview including a focus on competency based interview skills.

How will I study?

The employability module will include:
  • Videos and demonstrations by the lecturers
  • Referral to supplementary resources and relevant links.

Expected Commitment

Students are not required to attend any lectures at the UCD campus as part of the module. Students however may avail of career workshops and career fairs held on campus on a regular basis.

How will I be assessed?

Not applicable. Career workshops are free, voluntary and no credit is awarded. Access to the latest, relevant careers advice, opportunities and support is a bonus feature of the MSc, Graduate Diploma & Certificate in Environmental Sustainability.

On successful completion of this module I will be able to

At the end of the course students will be in a position to identify future career goals and confidently prepare a professional CV and Cover Letter for their career of choice. In addition Students who complete the Impressive Interview Skills module will be familiar with typical competency based Interviews and understand the importance of pre interview preparation.

Am I eligible?

There are no eligibility requirements on this module.