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MN20629: BSc(Hons) International Management - option C - academic exchange & work 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: School of Management
Further information on credits Credits: 60      [equivalent to 120 CATS credits]
Further information on notional study hours Notional Study Hours:
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: CW 100%
Further information on unit assessment Assessment Detail:
  • Coursework (CW 100%)
Further information on supplementary assessment Supplementary Assessment:
Like-for-like reassessment (where allowed by programme regulations)
Further information on requisites Requisites:
Description: Aims:
Exchange: An opportunity to gain the experience of studying and living in a different country at an approved partner institution. Students should also have the opportunity of studying subjects not available at the University of Bath.
Placement: Develop and extend relevant skills and knowledge; Relate International Management theory to experience gained and evaluate its value in a practical context; Analyse a practical management problem.

Learning Outcomes:
Exchange: By the end of this unit, the student should be able to: Achieve learning outcomes specified in the modules taken in the partner institution; Appreciate differences in the approaches taken to management disciplines in overseas cultures.
Placement: Demonstrate ability to integrate theory from academic studies with practical experience in an international environment;
Performance of specialist tasks within an international managerial setting;
Reflect on the personal objectives set and critically evaluate achievements from placement


* Understand and analyse the content of modules taken at the partner institution.
* Develop key skills relevant for the global workplace both on placement/exchange 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 chosen industry-related knowledge.

Pre-placement preparation;
Total minimum 1 semester on exchange and 5 months (22 weeks) on work placement, adhering to the Code of Practice provided by the Placements Office; Placement Assignment; agreed exchange credits. Note: students would be able to complete one Semester on Exchange and 5 months (22 weeks) on placement.
Further information on programme availabilityProgramme availability:

MN20629 is Optional on the following programmes:

School of Management
  • UMMN-AYB06 : BSc(Hons) International Management with Year Abroad (Year 3)


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