Please note this module descriptor is indicative of the structure of this course and may be subject to change.
The purpose of this module is to introduce the student to work in a placement setting. This will involve learning about the character qualities and skills required to undertake the particular student placement role. This process will require the student to work according to standards appropriate for the specific location and degree of responsibility ascribed.
The student will also learn from case study work with at least one service user through which the range of needs will be discerned and responded to in practice. This will require the student to make connections between the theoretical aspect of the course and the work they do in placement/case study.
The placement will also provide the student with the opportunity to identify longer term career aspirations by engaging in ‘my future plan.’
From the university perspective the syllabus focusses on the seminar sessions for up to three hours per week. This will provide the students with the opportunity to learn through various forms of group dialogue and presentations through which theory and practice are linked. This module will engage the student in learning in the following spheres:
All the above will facilitated through; university based seminars, personal tutorials, work place mentoring and lectures. The seminars will be of particular importance because students will be enabled to explore the above themes in partnership with peers and lecturers tutors and visitors from practice.
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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