Graduate Attributes

Graduate Attributes in programme and course information

Programme and course descriptors must include relevant and meaningful information on Graduate Attributes, contextualised to that degree programme or course. This section provides guidance and support.

Context

The University’s Graduate Attributes Framework describes the skills and mindsets all our students should have the opportunity to develop in broad and generic terms.

The University of Edinburgh Graduate Attributes Framework

Degree programme and course descriptors are asked to describe these attributes in discipline-specific ways – what skills and mindsets will students develop and need on that programme or course?

 

Terminology

Multiple terms are used to describe graduate attributes.  At the University of Edinburgh, we describe two different types of attribute:

The University of Edinburgh Graduate Attributes Framework

 

Guidance and support

The sections below provide guidance on building graduate attributes into programme and course information. 

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Graduate attributes in programme descriptors

Guidance and examples on including Graduate Attributes in programme descriptors.

Graduate attributes in course descriptors

Guidance and examples on including Graduate Attributes in course descriptors.