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Department for Health, Unit Catalogue 2011/12

HL20051: BSc One year combined professional placement & study abroad

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:
Short Professional Placement
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.
Single Semester Study Abroad
To develop the self-confidence and maturity to enable a student to operate effectively with people from a different cultural background. On completion of the period of study abroad, students should be able to:
* Develop communication skills and to develop the ability to work in an environment with an unfamiliar culture.
* Develop the appropriate language skills for study in the host language (for students attending courses taught and examined in a foreign language)
* Develop general communication skills in the host language (for students attending courses taught and examined in English).

Short Professional Placement: 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 significant 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.
Single Semester Study Abroad: The student should follow a course equivalent to 30 University of Bath credits. Programmes of work will be decided by negotiation between the Director of Studies at Bath, the host University and the student. Units studied should complement and not duplicate those within the Bath programme. Language courses and courses relating to aspects of the host country should be considered in addition to topics in Sport and Exercise Science.
Click here for further informationProgramme availability:

HL20051 is a Designated Essential Unit on the following programmes:

Department for Health
  • UHHL-ACB04 : BSc (hons) Sport and Exercise Science with Combined Professional Placement & Study Abroad (Full-time with Combined Placement) - Year 3

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