Module Title:Work Placement
Language of Instruction:English
Credits: 30
NFQ Level:8
Module Delivered In No Programmes
Teaching & Learning Strategies: On site practical projects and reports.
Module Aim: To enhance students' learning through practical first-hand experience in the work place and to implement skills already leaned in their degree, as well as to enhance and develop new media skills.
Learning Outcomes
On successful completion of this module the learner should be able to:
LO1 Development of interpersonal and group communication skills with clients and colleagues.
LO2 Demonstrate the ability to work on one's initiative.
LO3 Develop good judgement, problems solving skills and decision making aptitude.
LO4 Apply both hard skills and soft skills from their academic studies to the workplace.
LO5 Develop resilience, agility and collaborative skills through feedback.
Pre-requisite learning
Module Recommendations

This is prior learning (or a practical skill) that is recommended before enrolment in this module.

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Incompatible Modules
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Co-requisite Modules
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Requirements
This is prior learning (or a practical skill) that is mandatory before enrolment in this module is allowed.
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Module Content & Assessment

Indicative Content
No indicative content
Assessment Breakdown%
Continuous Assessment30.00%
Project70.00%
Continuous Assessment
Assessment Type Assessment Description Outcome addressed % of total Assessment Date
Project The Project will include a number of tasks and/or assignments, however, it will differ from company to company, but it must be agreed and defined in advance of the work placement. It is essential that the tasks/assignments undertaken conform to the following: 1. Be clearly defined. 2. Have a clear time-scale with a start and finish date. 3. Have specific objectives. 4. Be at an appropriate level for the student. 5. Have adequate resources to allow the student to complete the project/task required. 6. As part of the project students will be asked to keep a weekly progress log, submit a final report and give a presentation at the end of the placement. 1,2,3,4,5 70.00 n/a
Practical/Skills Evaluation Interim reviews of the student's performance while on work placement. 1,2,3,4,5 30.00 n/a
No Project
No Practical
No End of Module Formal Examination

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Module Workload

Workload: Full Time
Workload Type Frequency Average Weekly Learner Workload
Assignment Every Week 40.00
Independent Learning Time Every Week 3.00
Lecturer Supervised Learning Every Week 1.00
Total Hours 44.00