Aims/Description: This unit involves students in undertaking a work placement with an employer. Support will be provided in selecting an appropriate placement, which can be completed any time between the start of the spring semester and the end of July. Students will undertake a placement of 60 hours duration and will be supported throughout by a tutor. Students will complete a learning journal, which will enable them to reflect critically on their experience.

Teaching Methods: Tutorials, Placements, Independent Study
Assessment: Course work, Presentation

Information on the department responsible for this unit (Sheffield Methods Institute):

Teaching timetable


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Teaching methods and assessment displayed on this page are indicative for 2021-22. Students will be informed by the academic department of any changes made necessary by the ongoing pandemic.

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