OSH30100 OSH Literature Review

Academic Year 2019/2020

This module develops students knowledge and skills that are required to write an academic essay based on valid and reliable OSH literature and to summarise current knowledge and complex OSH information, from a variety of disciplines, and communicate it in a professional manner to their manager in a workplace setting. Academic, business writing and referencing skills are addressed.

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Curricular information is subject to change

Learning Outcomes:

On completion of the module the student should be able:

To select valid and reliable relevant literature to support an argument;

To collect and summarise complex information;

To evaluate information collected and form a reasoned argument;

To demonstrate the ability to develop links between sub-topic areas;

To demonstrate the ability to lead the reader through the argument in a logical sequence;

To prepare a professional written report to demonstrate the above skills;

To demonstrate the ability to correctly cite academic references using a recognised system.

Indicative Module Content:

Writings skills
Critical review
Presentation skills
OSH research
Self-directed learning

Student Effort Hours: 
Student Effort Type Hours


Conversation Class


Project Supervision


Specified Learning Activities


Autonomous Student Learning




Approaches to Teaching and Learning:
Face to face lectures
Library skills workshops
Class presentations
Autonomous learning
Learning through assessment
Requirements, Exclusions and Recommendations
Learning Requirements:

Students must be aged over 23 years, be employed or seeking employment and have at least 3 years work experience.

Learning Recommendations:

Students should be engaged in OSH in their workplace.

Module Requisites and Incompatibles
OSH Literature Review (SHWW30100)

Assessment Strategy  
Description Timing Open Book Exam Component Scale Must Pass Component % of Final Grade
Presentation: Proposal Presentation Week 2 n/a Graded No


Project: Literature review Week 8 n/a Graded No


Project: LR Proposal Week 2 n/a Graded No


Carry forward of passed components
Remediation Type Remediation Timing
In-Module Resit Prior to relevant Programme Exam Board
Please see Student Jargon Buster for more information about remediation types and timing. 
Feedback Strategy/Strategies

• Feedback individually to students, post-assessment

How will my Feedback be Delivered?

Individual feedback will provided alongside provisional grades within 20 working days of submission on Brightspace.

Timetabling information is displayed only for guidance purposes, relates to the current Academic Year only and is subject to change.  
Tutorial Offering 51 Week(s) - 28 Fri 09:00 - 11:50
Small Group Offering 51 Week(s) - 38 Fri 09:00 - 16:50