Undergraduate Module Descriptor

POC2047: Work Placement

This module descriptor refers to the 2018/9 academic year.

Please note that this module is only delivered on the Penryn Campus.

Module Content

Syllabus Plan

Whilst the module’s precise content may vary from year to year, it is envisaged that the syllabus will cover some or all of the following topics:

  • Introduction to the module and CV training.
  • Work Placement Fayre and networking opportunity
  • Researching the perfect placement and interview training.
  • Workshop 1. Work Placements in Practice and experiential learning.
  • Workshop 2. Work Placements in Practice.
  • Workshop 3. The strong portfolio.
  • Workshop 4. Applying academic learning to the workplace.

Learning and Teaching

This table provides an overview of how your hours of study for this module are allocated:

Scheduled Learning and Teaching ActivitiesGuided independent studyPlacement / study abroad

...and this table provides a more detailed breakdown of the hours allocated to various study activities:

CategoryHours of study timeDescription
Scheduled Learning & Teaching activities147x2 hour seminars
Work Placement4040 hours voluntary work placement
Guided independent study96Independent study including preparation for placements and workshops; portfolio compilation

Online Resources

This module has online resources available via ELE (the Exeter Learning Environment).