BIBM795 – Professional Work Placement

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Module code
BIBM795
Module title
Professional Work Placement
Prescription
To develop student work-readiness skills and knowledge, related to their chosen specialisation, in a “hands-on” immersion in industry practice and to critically reflect on the relationship between their academic study and industry practice.
Programmes
  • BI1501
  • BI1502
  • BI1503
  • BI1504
  • BI1505
  • BI1506
  • BI1608
  • BI1609
  • BI1808
NZQA Level
Level 7
NZQA Credits
15
Delivery method
  • Web-Supported
Learning hours
Directed hours
32
Self directed hours
118
Total learning hours
150
Resources required
Learning Outcomes
Critically analyse and reflect upon the applied practice experience in relation to relevant theories, concepts, models and current industry practice
Demonstrate the ability to apply academic learning to an industry environment
Content
• Industry placement
• Formative feedback from industry on performance in the workplace
• Application of work-readiness skills and knowledge
Assessment Criteria
Portfolios could consist of a combination of any of the following: test, assignment, presentation, examination, project, formal report, peer observation, self-review. These could be group or individual assessments.
Teaching and Learning Strategy
Teaching will involve blended delivery methods incorporating the Moodle online delivery platform. Students will also have hands-on direct work experience during industry placement. Other delivery methods may involve theoretical and practical classes, face to face, lectures, tutorials, workshops, group activities, guest tutors, field trips, role-play, and video conferencing, as appropriate.