WORK07021 2020 Work Placement
Students are required to undertake a period of Work Placement in a relevant Company/Organisation at the end of 3rd Year and make a presentation to their peers and staff for examination. Students must also maintain a log during their placement and present a written report for evaluation.
On completion of this module the learner will/should be able to;
Contribute fully to the day-to-day operations of a scientific industry, or other scientific work setting.
Communicate scientific information in a variety of forms to specialist and non-specialist audiences.
Behave ethically, in a range of work settings.
Identify knowledge gaps and source and undertake self-learning to fill the gaps.
Recognise and respect the views of others.
Present and engage in debate relating to general scientific issues.
Develop a capacity for social responsibility.
Reflect on own practices.
Teaching and Learning Strategies
This module will be delivered fulltime. This will include lectures and site visits augmented by independent learning and directed learning. This approach is expected to address student learning needs. Moodle will be used as a repository of educational resources and as a means of assessment.
Module Assessment Strategies
This module is 100% Continuous Assessment:
- Work placement report - 40%
- Work placement presentation - 40%
- Weekly log - 20%
Repeat Continuous Assessment
- Work placement, minimum 16 weeks duration
- Maintenance of weekly log for the duration of the work placement
- Oral presentation of work experience
- Written presentation of work experience
- Participation in peer review of work placement of fellow students
Coursework & Assessment Breakdown
|Title||Type||Form||Percent||Week||Learning Outcomes Assessed|
|1||Written report||Continuous Assessment||Written Report||40 %||End of Semester||2,4,5,8|
|2||Presentation||Continuous Assessment||Performance Evaluation||40 %||End of Semester||2,3,4,5,6,7,8|
|3||Learning Log||Continuous Assessment||Assessment||20 %||OnGoing||1,3,4,8|
Full Time Mode Workload
|Independent Learning||Offsite||Work placement||39||Weekly||39.00|
|Workshop||Not Specified||Work placement Presentation||30||Once Per Module||2.00|
Relevant information will be provided on the module moodle page.
Work placement guidelines are provided to the student.