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On completion of this module students will be expected achieve outcomes under three headings:1) General Learning: • Understand the need for high ethical standards in the practice of engineering.• Understand the health and safety issues and responsibilities of engineering practice• Critically reflect on their experiences during the placement.• Describe the business organisation and the functions and responsibilities of key elements of the organisation in which they worked.2) Technical Learning: • Demonstrate the ability to integrate classroom theory with workplace practice, through the application of academic learning in the workplace. This learning will be specific the discipline studied and the nature of the placement, and specifics will be agreed between the academic supervisor and the sponsor over the course of the placement. 3) Personal Learning: • Describe the business organization and the responsibilities of key operatives in the enterprises/organizations on which they were located.• Demonstrate an understanding of the importance of workplace culture• Demonstrate interpersonal and self-management transferable skills such as:• Work independently in unfamiliar situations;• Manage their time effectively;• Develop their communication skills.• Work effectively as a team member and respecting the views of others in the team;• Accept and respond to constructive criticism;• Account for their actions and decisions;• Based on their contacts and experiences, be able to critically identify and develop potential sources of appropriate employment for their future career.• Identify potential areas of interest for their ME project.
|Student Effort Type||Hours|
Not applicable to this module.
|Description||Timing||Component Scale||% of Final Grade|
|Presentation: • Students must prepare a 10-minute presentation on their experience. The presentation must be included as an Appendix to the Final Report.||Unspecified||n/a||Graded||No||
|Fieldwork: • Students must complete a Final Report, summarising their experiences, with specific reference to the “General Learning”, “Technical Learning” and “Personal Learning” headings.||Unspecified||n/a||Graded||Yes||
|Presentation: • Students may be required to present for Oral Examination on completion of the placement.||Unspecified||n/a||Graded||No||
|Journal: Students are required to keep a Diary of their experience, to be shown to the module coordinator or academic supervisor, on request. The Diary must be included as an Appendix to the Final Report||Unspecified||n/a||Graded||Yes||
|Remediation Type||Remediation Timing|
|Repeat (CFP)||Within Three Semesters|
• Feedback individually to students, on an activity or draft prior to summative assessment
• Feedback individually to students, post-assessment
Not yet recorded.
|Professor Kenneth Thomas Stanton||Lecturer / Co-Lecturer|