Students spend a year (minimum 44 weeks) doing paid work in an organisation outside the University, in an industrial, commercial, public sector or similar setting, applying and enhancing the skills and techniques they have developed and studied in the earlier stages of their degree course.
The work they do is entirely under the direction of their industrial supervisor, but support is provided by the CEMS Employability and Placements Team. 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.
Participation in the placement year, and hence in this module, is dependent on students obtaining an appropriate placement, for which support and guidance is provided through the CEMS Employability and Placements Team. It is also dependent on satisfactory achievement in their academic studies.
Students who do not obtain a placement will be required to transfer to the appropriate course without an Industrial Placement.
Placement at employer: 1200 hours
Total study hours: 1200 hours
Method of assessment
Main assessment methods:
Each of the following components is assessed on a pass / fail basis. Each component must be passed to pass the module.
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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. Enhance subject-specific skills developed earlier within the course.
2. Utilise course-specific skills and techniques within an industrial or similar context.
3. Demonstrate an in-depth understanding of the challenges involved with working on real-world problems.
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Credit level 7. Undergraduate or postgraduate masters level module.
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