Please note this module descriptor is indicative of the structure of this course and may be subject to change.
This module provides an opportunity for students to undertake a project based upon a topic or issue arising from their twelve month placement.
Students will need to propose to the Module Tutor their project title and also the confirmation of support and access by the Placement Provider before they complete their placement. The project title must be agreed as relevant and appropriate with the Module Tutor prior to the start of Level 6.
The module allows students to indentify an issue relevant to the organisation and their programme of study and to complete supported independent study to investigate in depth the chosen topic. At this level students will be expected to discover, select, understand, analyse and evaluate information from a variety of sources such as primary and secondary data, and academic, professional and trade literature.
Students must also identify and reflect critically on the role and value of their placement experience in relation to their learning and personal development and consider its value in terms of their future development.
Students will need to communicate and present their ideas coherently, paying attention to clarity of argument and supporting evidence through the assessed presentation and project report.
Students are required to attend a number of preparatory lectures and workshops and then they will be responsible for booking individual meetings with their tutor.
A student passing this module should be able to:
A course map contains a list of the individual study units, called modules, that you study to complete your course. Some modules are compulsory, but you can sometimes choose modules outside your core area of study which interest you.
A module is a self-contained, individual unit of study. The module descriptor provides various details about the module including who the module tutor is, what you will be studying, how you will be assessed and what you will have learned once you have completed the module.
Course maps and module descriptors from previous years can be found in the Course Resources Archive.
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