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Department for Health, Unit Catalogue 2011/12

HL20047: One year professional placement

Click here for further information Credits: 60
Click here for further information Level: Intermediate (FHEQ level 5)
Click here for further information Period: Academic Year
Click here for further information Assessment: CW 100%
Click here for further information Supplementary Assessment: Reassessment not allowed
Click here for further information Requisites: Before taking this unit you must have completed years 1 & 2 of the BSc Sport & Exercise Science. After taking this unit you must take year 4 of the programme.
Click here for further information Description: Aims & Learning Objectives:
To provide practical experience in the application of knowledge and skills gained at the University of Bath, by working on a significant research project or other professional activity in an approved laboratory or organisation working in Sport and Exercise Science related activities. On Completion of the Professional Placement, students should be able to:
* Demonstrate awareness of the role of the company/organisation within the wider sport and exercise science context
* Demonstrate improved key skills particularly in the areas of oral and written communication, time management, problem solving, group working and decision making.

The content varies from placement to placement. In choosing the placement, the University will try to ensure that the project offers adequate opportunities for the student to demonstrate competence in a significance number of the following skills. Application of academic knowledge, Practical ability, Computational skill, Analytical and problem solving skill, Innovation and originality, Time management, Writing skills, Oral expression, Interpersonal skills, Responsibility and reliability.
Click here for further informationProgramme availability:

HL20047 is a Designated Essential Unit on the following programmes:

Department for Health
  • UHHL-AKB04 : BSc (hons) Sport and Exercise Science with Professional Placement (Full-time with Thick Sandwich Placement) - Year 3

NB. Programmes and units are subject to change at any time, in accordance with normal University procedures.