This course is designed to provide students with the ability to analyse the concept of organisational resilience and evaluate how resilience can be built within a contemporary organisation.
The University regularly reviews its courses. Course content and structure may change over time. See our course and module disclaimer for more information.
There is a short induction session where you can get to know your classmates and learn more about the aims and structure of the course. You will then embark on approximately 6 weeks of study delivered online. Teaching is broken down into short manageable (approximately 1-hour) lessons and additional activities (approximately 4 hours per week) that you can study in your own time and at your own pace. While studying online you will have access to your tutor who will be able to answer any questions you may have. You will study 2 topics per week.
At the end of the course you will submit the module assessment, the brief for which will be uploaded from the start of your course.
To complete this course you will need access to a modern laptop or computer running an up-to-date operating system and a reliable internet connection.
STAFF DELIVERING ON THIS COURSE
Staff involved in the delivery of this course will be suitably qualified in terms of subject area as well as teaching and learning. In addition, the staff member(s) will be experienced in online delivery.
Typically students are assessed via a coursework submission.
Students are able to sit a separate, optional, CMI assessment. Successful completion of the assessment will result in the student being awarded CMI credits. If the student wants to take advantage of this option, a separate CMI fee will be payable.
Students are expected to engage in wider reading around each of the topics within the module. There will be directed reading as well as guidance on wider reading.
The majority of this course is completed through online independent study, it is expected that you will spend approximately 6-9 hours per week working on this module. Whilst you are studying independently you won’t be alone. Your tutor will be there to support you throughout the module.
The Inclusion Centre advises and supports students who disclose a sensory or mobility impairment, chronic medical condition, mental health issue, dyslexia and other specific learning differences. Applicants are encouraged to arrange a pre-entry visit to discuss any concerns and to view the facilities.
ONLINE LEARNING & SUPPORT
All online learning students, benefit from using our collaborative virtual learning environment, CampusMoodle. You will be provided with 24/7 online access to your learning material and resources, along with the ability to interact with your class members and tutors for discussion and support.
STUDY SKILLS SUPPORT
The Study Support Team provides training and support to all students in:
- Academic writing
- Study skills (note taking, exam techniques, time management, presentation)
- Maths and statistics
- English language
- Information technology support
The Library offers support for your course, including the books, eBooks, and journals you will need. We also offer online reading lists for many modules, workshops and drop-ins on searching skills and referencing, and much more.
A first or Honours degree and/or relevant work experience.
To qualify for SFC funding, applicants must be resident in Scotland.
FOR SESSION 2020/2021
- Course fees will be met in full for students who qualify for Scottish Funding Council funding. To qualify for SFC funding, applicants must be resident in Scotland.
The following course-related costs are not included in the course fees:
For new intakes course fees are reviewed and published annually for each mode of delivery. Tuition fees are fixed for the duration of a course at the rate confirmed in the offer letter. For further information see:
Taking this course, you will have access to some of the world's best facilities.
We've invested more than £100 million in the development of our campus, new facilities and new resources.University Wide Facilities
The university has moved to home teaching and working following official COVID-19 guidance from the Scottish Government. Our staff will continue to process applications and respond to enquiries about your course during this time.
Applications for this course has now closed.
We have expanded the capacity of these courses, but they are now full. We recognise that there has been a lot of demand and we are committed to supporting individuals and workforces as they deal with the economic challenges of COVID-19. We will shortly be launching a range of resources to support you and your organisation in the current climate. If you would like to find out more, register your interest:
Have a question about the course? Get in touch with the team and we'll do our best to help.