Core Module Information
Module title: International Work Based Learning (24 week Placement)

SCQF level: 09:
SCQF credit value: 60.00
ECTS credit value: 30

Module code: SOE09117
Module leader: Craig Wight
School The Business School
Subject area group: Management


Description of module content:

This module offers you the opportunity to gain valuable international work experience and to make linkages between academic learning and the global workplace environment. You will be able to improve your personal employability skills and increase your self-confidence by being able to undertake a paid job satisfactorily.

Improving CV and interview skills
Fulfilling 24 weeks satisfactory employment in an international environment
Completing a learning portfolio addressing 12 learning outcomes divided into job-related, personal and course-related outcomes. The learning outcomes are based on a set of generic outcomes, but modified by students to suit their particular workplace context.

Learning Outcomes for module:

LO1: Gain international work experience relevant to the student’s programme of study
LO2: Relate and apply course-based learning to the global work-based environment
LO3: Develop learning in the workplace related to the job, personal skills and the student’s course
LO4: Analyse and evaluate practices in the global workplace in relation to academic learning
LO5: Develop analytical thought processes and evaluative skills

Full Details of Teaching and Assessment
2023/4, Trimester 2, BLENDED, Edinburgh Napier University
Occurrence: 001
Primary mode of delivery: BLENDED
Location of delivery: CRAIGLOCKHAR
Partner: Edinburgh Napier University
Member of staff responsible for delivering module: Craig Wight
Module Organiser:

Student Activity (Notional Equivalent Study Hours (NESH))
Mode of activityLearning & Teaching ActivityNESH (Study Hours)
Face To Face Tutorial 8
Total Study Hours600
Expected Total Study Hours for Module600

Type of Assessment Weighting % LOs covered Week due Length in Hours/Words
Learning Log 10 2, 4, 5 10 HOURS= 0, WORDS= 1200
Portfolio 90 1 - 5 24 HOURS= 0, WORDS= 12000
Component 1 subtotal: 10
Component 2 subtotal: 90
Module subtotal: 100

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