Core Module Information
Module title: Work Based Learning

SCQF level: 09:
SCQF credit value: 120.00
ECTS credit value: 60

Module code: BSV09119
Module leader: Mike Thomson
School School of Computing, Engineering and the Built Environment
Subject area group: Built Environment


Description of module content:

You will fulfil a minimum of 30 weeks satisfactory employment with a Programme-related organisation. During your time with the organisation you will complete an analytical appraisal of a number of aspects of the organisation’s core business strengths and will complete a portfolio addressing the learning outcomes divided into job-related, personal and programme-related outcomes. The assessment criteria will be based upon a set of generic outcomes but modified by you to suit your particular workplace context.

Learning Outcomes for module:

LO1: Gain work experience relevant to the student’s programme of study;
LO2: Relate programme-based learning to the work environment;
LO3: Evaluate the situated learning experience, drawing upon a reflective diary to evidence work-based skills
LO4: Analyse and evaluate the work-based practices of employer organisations
LO5: Carry out a strategic appraisal of the innovation underpinning the situated learning experience organisations offer employees and enterprise supporting the work placement .
LO6: Develop the analytical and evaluative skills needed to conduct such a reflective and critically insightful evaluation of the work placement

Full Details of Teaching and Assessment
2023/4, Trimester 1, FACE-TO-FACE, Edinburgh Napier University
Occurrence: 001
Primary mode of delivery: FACE-TO-FACE
Location of delivery: MERCHISTON
Partner: Edinburgh Napier University
Member of staff responsible for delivering module: Mike Thomson
Module Organiser:

Student Activity (Notional Equivalent Study Hours (NESH))
Mode of activityLearning & Teaching ActivityNESH (Study Hours)
Face To Face Tutorial 8
Face To Face Lecture 6
Other PLACEMENT 1186
Total Study Hours1200
Expected Total Study Hours for Module1200

Type of Assessment Weighting % LOs covered Week due Length in Hours/Words
Report 10 2 6 HOURS= 00.00, WORDS= 1000
Portfolio 50 1,4,6 25 HOURS= 00.00, WORDS= 5000
Report 40 3,4,5 30 HOURS= 00.00, WORDS= 4000
Component 1 subtotal: 100
Component 2 subtotal: 0
Module subtotal: 100

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