Students spend a year (minimum 44 weeks) working in an industrial or commercial setting, applying and enhancing the skills and techniques they have developed and studied in the earlier stages of their degree programme. The work they do is entirely under the direction of their industrial supervisor, but support is provided via a dedicated Placement Support Officer with the School. This support includes ensuring that the work they are being expected to do is such that they can meet the learning outcomes of the module.
Total contact hours: 0
Private study hours: 900
Total study hours: 900
Method of assessment
Each of the following components is assessed on a pass / fail basis.
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Employer Evaluation - Two forms (interim and final) completed by industrial supervisor
The intended subject specific learning outcomes.
On successfully completing the module students will be able to:
1. Demonstrate that they can perform effectively in a work-based environment.
2. Demonstrate an understanding of a company and its business.
3. Demonstrate that they have acquired business knowledge and skills
4. Reflect on on-going personal and professional development
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Credit level 5. Intermediate level module usually taken in Stage 2 of an undergraduate degree.
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