BFS-30001 - Work Experience
Coordinator: Matthew D Wyman Room: N/A Tel: +44 1782 7 33756
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Level: Level 6
Credits: 15
Study Hours: 150
School Office:

Programme/Approved Electives for 2022/23

None

Available as a Free Standing Elective

No

Co-requisites

None

Prerequisites

None

Barred Combinations

None

Description for 2022/23


Aims
To enable students to enhance their employability, their preparedness to secure and keep jobs, and to undertake ongoing personal and professional development while employed.

Intended Learning Outcomes

Identify their current levels of key transferable skills and identify key areas for future development: 1
Articulate their key values, priorities and areas of current strength in relation to employment: 1
Complete an effective job application: 1
Reflect on the experience gained during a period of work experience and identify areas of good practice, ongoing challenges and areas for further development: 1
Demonstrate a reflective, analytic and evidence-based approach to skills development: 1

Study hours

12 hours whole group workshops plus 1 hour debrief on work experience
75 hours work placement
62 hours completion of portfolio activities

School Rules

None

Description of Module Assessment

1: Portfolio weighted 100%
Portfolio of Career Development Related exercises
4000 word portfolio, consisting of a range of exercises, which are likely to include: 2000 word reflective evaluation of work experience; Job application completed to a professional standard; Skills audit; Statement of values and personal priorities.