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Course Details in 2022/23 Session

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Module Title LI Year in Industry
SchoolBirmingham Business School
Department Management
Module Code 07 19744
Module Lead Endrit Kromidha
Level Intermediate Level
Credits 120
Semester Full Term
Restrictions None
Contact Hours Guided independent study-150 hours
Placement-1050 hours
Total: 1200 hours
Description This module comprises an industrial placement year taken after the first two years of study
The module allows students to put into practice their theoretical knowledge and skills developed during their academic studies, and to critically reflect on this activity
Learning Outcomes By the end of the module, students should be able to:
  • Apply knowledge and skills of business management to problem solve, communicate and think critically within a work environment.
  • Understand and analyse organisational goals and pro-actively contribute to those specific goals as an individual and as part of a team during an industrial placement.
  • Apply analytical skills relating to the contribution of the organisation, its practices and processes, to society.
  • Critically reflect on the application of theoretical knowledge and skills of business management to a work environment.
Assessment 19744-01 : January Assignment : Exam (Centrally Timetabled) - Written Unseen (30%)
19744-02 : Extended Essay : Exam (Centrally Timetabled) - Written Unseen (70%)
Assessment Methods & Exceptions Assignment 1 (summative) in 3rd placement year: 4x250 words reflections (30%)
Assignment 2 (summative) in 3rd placement year: 1x3000 words research project (70%)

Reassessment: 1x3000 words assignment 100%.

Presentation (formative) in 4th year: Formative as part of dedicated personal tutor groups for YINI students with the same tutors as during the 3rd placement year.
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