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School of Management, Unit Catalogue 2011/12

MN20317: Business and finance industrial 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: Like-for-like reassessment (where allowed by programme regulations)
Click here for further information Requisites:
Click here for further information Description: Aims:

* Develop and extend relevant skills and knowledge;
* Relate management theory to experience gained and evaluate its value in a practical context;
* Analyse a practical management problem.

Learning Outcomes:

* Demonstrate ability to integrate theory from academic studies with practical experience;
* Performance of specialist tasks within a managerial setting;
* Reflect on the personal objectives set and critically evaluate achievements from placement


* Develop key skills relevant for the workplace both on placement and after graduation, e.g. team-building, presenting, report-writing;
* Develop personal skills related to gaining employment, e.g. CV writing, interview technique etc.;
* Acquire practical professional skills and finance/accountancy industry-related knowledge

Pre-placement preparation; minimum 39 working weeks industrial placement adhering to the Code of Practice provided by the Placements Office; Placement Project.
Click here for further informationProgramme availability:

MN20317 is Compulsory on the following programmes:

School of Management
  • UMMN-AKB02 : BSc (hons) Accounting and Finance (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.