AC5029: Accounting or Finance Placement

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AC5029: Accounting or Finance Placement

Module Title Accounting or Finance Placement
Module Code AC5029
Module Tutor Steve Piper
School School of Business and Technology
CAT Points 120
Level of Study 5
Brief Description

Twelve months work based learning

Indicative Syllabus

Twelve month period of work experience relevant to the student's field of study. Learning driven by practical experience in the work place. Progress and development assessed against an agreed framework of objectives.

Learning Outcomes

A student passing this module should be able to:

  1. Appreciate an organisation, its products and/or services and how it earns money and remains viable, (PLO1)
  2. Understand the inter-relationship between different business functions, (PLO1)
  3. Carry out company based tasks, of an appropriate level relevant to their studies, with minimal supervision, (PLO3)
  4. Better understand the sector they are working within and the external and internal influencers and constraints, (PLO1)
  5. Make a realistic appraisal of their own skills and gain an appreciation of the range of professional skills appropriate to a specific employment sector. (PLO7)
Learning and Teaching Activities Scheduled Contact Hours: 12
Scheduled Hours on Placement: 1188
Assessment (For further details see the Module Guide) 001: 100% Coursework: Individual, portfolio: 3000 words or equivalent
Special Assessment Requirements
Indicative Resources The current reading list can be found in the Module Guide, which your lecturer should make available via Moodle.

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