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CE10235: Professional portfolio 1

[Page last updated: 04 August 2021]

Academic Year: 2021/2
Owning Department/School: Department of Chemical Engineering
Credits: 5 [equivalent to 10 CATS credits]
Notional Study Hours: 100
Level: Certificate (FHEQ level 4)
Academic Year
Assessment Summary: PF 100%
Assessment Detail:
  • Portfolio (PF 100%)
Supplementary Assessment:
Like-for-like reassessment (where allowed by programme regulations)
Aims: This unit will introduce you to the different methods of recording and reflecting on the professional and transferable skills acquired in year 1 and help you understand how these skills relate to your career and personal development.

Learning Outcomes: After successfully completing this unit, you will be able to:
* Interpret a chemical engineering scenario (an event) to identify wider issues (e.g. ethical, sustainability, health & safety) and explain how a professional chemical engineer should respond.
* Apply appropriate IT methods and tools to solve chemical engineering problems.
* Self-assess your own work and formulate a personal development plan.
* Begin to exercise initiative and personal responsibility.

* Key transferable skills
* Digital skills - record keeping, e-portfolio

* Self-reflection
* Keeping a record of completed tasks
* Formulate a personal development plan
* Exercise initiative and personal responsibility.

Programme availability:

CE10235 is a Designated Essential Unit on the following programmes:

Department of Chemical Engineering
  • UECE-AFB12 : BEng(Hons) Chemical Engineering (Year 1)
  • UECE-AKB12 : BEng(Hons) Chemical Engineering with Year long work placement (Year 1)
  • UECE-AFM12 : MEng(Hons) Chemical Engineering (Year 1)
  • UECE-AKM12 : MEng(Hons) Chemical Engineering with Year long work placement (Year 1)
  • UECE-AFM11 : MEng(Hons) Chemical Engineering with Environmental Engineering (Year 1)
  • UECE-AKM11 : MEng(Hons) Chemical Engineering with Environmental Engineering with Year long work placement (Year 1)


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