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Unit rationale, description and aim

Introductory lecture, followed by individual meeting with Course Coordinator and lecturer to negotiate a four week placement with a host organisation, normally in the winter session, followed by a final week reserved for report preparation.Students are provided with the opportunity to develop further an industry perspective on their academic studies by gaining extended experience in the workplace at an advanced level. Students prepare a case study of one specific aspect of the work done in a host organisation, which examines the nature of the problem being addressed, the resources required, the various factors involved in the process and the expected outcomes. Consideration is given to ethical issues and the ways in which individuals, organisations or society contribute to and/or influence the work being undertaken by the host organisation.

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