2017/18 Undergraduate Module Catalogue
PHYS8900 Physics - Year in Industry
120 creditsClass Size: 10
Module manager: Dr Samantha Pugh
Taught: Semesters 1 & 2 View Timetable
Year running 2017/18
This module is mutually exclusive with
|PHYS9002||Year Abroad for BSc Students|
This module is not approved as a discovery module
ObjectivesBy the end of the module, you should be able to:
- be more confident about your future plans and your career planning;
- illustrate initiative, creativity and commitment during your paid work placement;
- show general transferable skills e.g. time management, team working and communication skills.
Team working and communication skills.
Independent learning in an industrial environment.
There is no set syllabus as this module entails experiential learning in the industrial workplace. To date, work placements have been mainly in the nuclear industry, IT and finance.
|Delivery type||Number||Length hours||Student hours|
|Private study hours||600.00|
|Total Contact hours||600.00|
|Total hours (100hr per 10 credits)||1,200.00|
Opportunities for Formative Feedback2 x viva based on progress file and line manager report mid-semester.
Methods of assessment
|Assessment type||Notes||% of formal assessment|
|Portfolio||Completion of Leeds Progress File (or the equivalent industrial portfolio of achievement) to illustrate your competence and aptitude in the workplace and eligibility for a City & Guilds Licentiateship||40.00|
|Report||Satisfactory reports from the industrial mentor (i.e. line manager)||30.00|
|Report||Completion of a written report on at least one major activity undertaken on the placement||20.00|
|Oral Presentation||Short oral presentation on at least one major activity undertaken on the placement. All assessment is either Pass or Fail and each of the above elements must be passed to qualify for the final BSc (Industrial) degree scheme.||10.00|
|Total percentage (Assessment Coursework)||100.00|
Normally resits will be assessed by the same methodology as the first attempt, unless otherwise stated
Reading listThere is no reading list for this module
Last updated: 31/10/2017
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