Due to Covid-19 students should refer to the module Blackboard pages for assessment details
|Assessment Type||Assessment length / details||Proportion|
|Semester Assessment||Reflective portfolio (5,000 words)||100%|
|Supplementary Assessment||Resit information Note: In accordance with Academic Registry guidelines there is no resit assessment for the YII scheme. Students who fail the conditions of the assessment with be transferred to the 3-year scheme.||100%|
On successful completion of this module students should be able to:
1. An understanding of the complexities and demands of the recruitment process.
2. An insight into the day-to-day priorities of the workplace.
3. An insight into the roles and skill sets of professionals in the applied setting.
4. Experience of a range of work-based situations and problems
5. An insight into professional practice in the workplace.
6. Ability to reflect on and evidence skill sets to enhance personal growth and future positioning in the graduate labour market.
7. A range of transferable skills including initiative, independence and commercial awareness.
Students will be assessed through a reflective portfolio and employer report:
- The portfolio aims to develop the student’s ability to recognise, reflect, and capitalise on the skills they build during the work placement.
All students are responsible for securing their own placement.
This module is a `Year in Industry’ work placement. The work placement presents an opportunity for each student to obtain experience in the workplace and voluntary settings.
|Skills Type||Skills details|
|Application of Number|
|Communication||Work placements are diverse and encompass a broad range of skills and experience. While on placement students are encouraged to practice their listening, speaking, and writing for different purposes and different audiences.|
|Improving own Learning and Performance||Work placements are diverse and encompass a broad range of skills and experience. While on placement, students are expected to have to develop their adaptability by responding to the work environment and develop their resilience through experiences in the workplace.|
|Information Technology||Work placements are diverse and encompass a broad range of skills and experience. While on placement a student will observe, and may, practice the efficiency of IT skills in the professional and practical setting. This action may include using a range of commonly used software packages, managing storage systems and using email/the internet appropriately and effectively.|
|Personal Development and Career planning||Work placements are diverse and encompass a broad range of skills and experience. Students will be encouraged to reflect on their own learning style, personal preferences, and future goals. They will gain insight into learning in the workplace context and monitor their own progress towards their learning goals. Work placements are diverse and encompass a broad range of skills and experience. This module supports students to develop insight into their own skill set in relationship to the applied setting. Students will understand and use a range of job search strategies and be encouraged to market themselves on paper and in person. This work placement offers the opportunity to prepare, or plan for, future career pathways and routes to progression.|
|Problem solving||Work placements are diverse and encompass a broad range of skills and experience. While on placement students are expected to gain insight into problem-solving in the applied setting; this may include the identification of problems, the evaluation of potential solutions, building of resilience in problematized settings, or creative thinking to problem-solving.|
|Research skills||Work placements are diverse and encompass a broad range of skills and experience. While on placement, students are anticipated to utilise and develop their critical and analytical thinking skills in the applied setting and reflect on their specialist or technical skills.|
|Subject Specific Skills||Work placements are diverse and encompass a broad range of skills and experience. While on this module the student will understand and practice their geographical knowledge in the applied setting. Students will gain insights into professional practice across a range of contexts.|
|Team work||Work placements are diverse and encompass a broad range of skills and experience. While on placement students will gain insight into group dynamics, group goals, and their own contribution to effective team work.|
This module is at CQFW Level 5