Summer Term - Dual-Delivery
Semester 1 - Dual-Delivery
Semester 2 - Dual-Delivery
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This subject involves students undertaking professional work experience with a Host Organisation, generally at the Host Organisation’s premises. Students will work under the supervision of both an academic mentor and an external supervisor at the Host Organisation.
By completing their internship as part of this subject, students will receive support in navigating their placement, guidance on maximising their learning from the experiences they gain and training in how to use these experiences when seeking employment.
This subject uses structured reflection to help students develop the professional skills and competencies required by engineers and IT professionals. Each student is allocated an academic mentor to assist them in their development and support their well-being.
Intended learning outcomes
At the end of this subject students should be able to:
- Discuss communication in an engineering and IT workplace using examples from their internship, with a focus on the relevance of context, purpose, empathy and relationships.
- Discuss teamwork, team development, team roles and/or leadership within the engineering and IT workplace using examples from their internship.
- Use a structured approach to reflect on the professional competencies required by their discipline, their own level of competency and to formulate personal professional development plans.
- Present their internship experiences in the context of seeking engineering and IT employment.
- Discuss and critique professional accountability of an engineer or IT professional focusing on safety, ethics and data management.
- Effective oral and written communication in professional and lay domains.
- Ethical conduct and professional accountability.
- Professional use and management of information.
- Effective team membership and team leadership.
Last updated: 14 November 2023