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ME20120: Industrial placement

[Page last updated: 15 October 2020]

Follow this link for further information on academic years Academic Year: 2020/1
Further information on owning departmentsOwning Department/School: Department of Mechanical Engineering
Further information on credits Credits: 60      [equivalent to 120 CATS credits]
Further information on notional study hours Notional Study Hours: 1,200
Further information on unit levels Level: Intermediate (FHEQ level 5)
Further information on teaching periods Period:
Academic Year
Further information on unit assessment Assessment Summary: PL 100%
Further information on unit assessment Assessment Detail:
  • Placement (PL 100%)
Further information on supplementary assessment Supplementary Assessment:
Like-for-like reassessment (where allowed by programme regulations)
Further information on requisites Requisites:
Description: Aims:
To consolidate and complement the theoretical content of engineering knowledge with experience of industrial, research or business practice whilst encouraging self-development and employability skills.

Learning Outcomes:
On successful completion of this unit the student will be able to demonstrate an enhanced understanding of the nature, process and challenges of industrial, research or business practice whilst developing their technical and interpersonal skills.

Skills:
Ability to apply skills learnt at university and the development of new skills particular to the individual placement.

Content:
Practical experience and first hand observation of engineering and/or research and business practice.
Further information on programme availabilityProgramme availability:

ME20120 is Compulsory on the following programmes:

Department of Mechanical Engineering
  • UEME-AKB26 : BEng(Hons) Aerospace Engineering with Year long work placement (Year 3)
  • UEME-AKB48 : BEng(Hons) Integrated Design Engineering with Year long work placement (Year 3)
  • UEME-AKB16 : BEng(Hons) Mechanical Engineering with Year long work placement (Year 3)
  • UEME-AKB38 : BEng(Hons) Mechanical Engineering with Manufacturing and Management with Year long work placement (Year 3)
  • UEME-AKB47 : BEng(Hons) Mechanical with Automotive Engineering with Year long work placement (Year 3)
  • UEME-AKM04 : MEng(Hons) Aerospace Engineering with Year long work placement (Year 3)
  • UEME-AKM48 : MEng(Hons) Integrated Design Engineering with Year long work placement (Year 3)
  • UEME-AKM16 : MEng(Hons) Mechanical Engineering with Year long work placement (Year 3)
  • UEME-AKM38 : MEng(Hons) Mechanical Engineering with Manufacturing and Management with Year long work placement (Year 3)
  • UEME-AKM47 : MEng(Hons) Mechanical with Automotive Engineering with Year long work placement (Year 3)

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