Industrial Placement Report - CO793

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Module delivery information

Location Term Level1 Credits (ECTS)2 Current Convenor3 2021 to 2022
Canterbury
Autumn and Spring 5 30 (15) checkmark-circle

Overview

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 report required for this module should provide evidence of the subject specific and generic learning outcomes, and of reflection by the student on them as an independent learner.

Details

Contact hours

Total contact hours: 0
Private study hours: 300
Total study hours: 300

Method of assessment

13.1 Main assessment methods
Reflective Report (100%)

13.2 Reassessment methods
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Indicative reading

None

Learning outcomes

8. The intended subject specific learning outcomes.
On successfully completing the module students will be able to:
8.1 Gain knowledge and understanding of aspects of the core subject areas from the perspective of a commercial or industrial organisation;
8.2 Apply intellectual skills specified for the programme and developed during the earlier stages of the programme from the perspective of a commercial or industrial organisation
8.3 Apply subject-specific skills specified for the programme and developed during the earlier stages of the programme from the perspective of a commercial or industrial organisation
9. The intended generic learning outcomes.

On successfully completing the module students will be able to:
9.1 Work effectively as a member of a professional team
9.2 Make succinct presentations (in any form) to a range of audiences about technical problems and their solutions
9.3 Make effective use of general IT facilities including information retrieval skills
9.4 Depending on the requirements of the placement, understand and explain the quantitative dimensions of a problem
9.5 Manage personal learning and development, including time management and organisational skills
9.6 Appreciate the need for, and have engaged in, continuing professional development
9.7 Reflect on the industrial placement experience and what they have learnt

Notes

  1. Credit level 5. Intermediate level module usually taken in Stage 2 of an undergraduate degree.
  2. ECTS credits are recognised throughout the EU and allow you to transfer credit easily from one university to another.
  3. The named convenor is the convenor for the current academic session.
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