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MN20086: Industrial placement 1

[Page last updated: 23 August 2022]

Academic Year: 2022/23
Owning Department/School: School of Management
Credits: 30 [equivalent to 60 CATS credits]
Notional Study Hours:
Level: Intermediate (FHEQ level 5)
Semester 1
Assessment Summary: CW 100%
Assessment Detail:
  • Coursework (CW 100%)
Supplementary Assessment:
Like-for-like reassessment (where allowed by programme regulations)
Requisites: Before taking this module you must take MN10005
After taking this module you must take MN20087
Learning Outcomes: Develop relevant skills and knowledge; reflect on the personal learning objectives set and a critical evaluation of their achievement.

Aims: Introduction to the operations and management of organisations; performance of practical tasks within a managerial setting.

Skills: 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 industry-related knowledge.

Content: Pre-placement preparation (timetabled PDP unit); minimum 18 weeks industrial placement adhering to the Placements Code of Practice provided by the Placements Office; Post-placement debriefing including placement assignment.

Programme availability:

MN20086 is Compulsory on the following programmes:

School of Management
  • UMMN-ANB07 : BSc(Hons) Business with Thin sandwich placement(s) (Year 2)


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