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MN20317: Business and finance industrial placement

Follow this link for further information on academic years Academic Year: 2013/4
Further information on owning departmentsOwning Department/School: School of Management
Further information on credits Credits: 60
Further information on unit levels Level: Intermediate (FHEQ level 5)
Further information on teaching periods Period: Academic Year
Further information on unit assessment Assessment: CW 100%
Further information on supplementary assessment Supplementary Assessment: Like-for-like reassessment (where allowed by programme regulations)
Further information on requisites Requisites:
Further information on descriptions 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.
Further information on programme availabilityProgramme 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

* This unit catalogue is applicable for the 2013/4 academic year only. Students continuing their studies into 2014/15 and beyond should not assume that this unit will be available in future years in the format displayed here for 2013/14.
* Programmes and units are subject to change at any time, in accordance with normal University procedures.
* Availability of units will be subject to constraints such as staff availability, minimum and maximum group sizes, and timetabling factors as well as a student's ability to meet any pre-requisite rules.