This unit offers you an exciting opportunity to demonstrate and build your knowledge and science skills by working with an industry partner. During this extended placement you may be involved in a variety of different industry and client-based projects, which will offer you the opportunity to apply science skills and theories from your course. This will provide you with firsthand experience of how these skills and theories can support the solving of scientific problems in a practical and commercial context, identifying opportunities, developing strategies and designing processes, procedures and management practices in order to help an organisation realise its competitive potential. Assessment in the unit is structured around a reflective journal kept during the placement with a summary submitted at the end, alongside a final presentation which allows you to demonstrate your ability to apply and synthesise concepts in a professional setting.
10 weeks placement, reflective journal. 1 quiz, presentations
Attendance at the industry placement is mandatory; in addition, students are required to complete asummary of areflective journal and apost-placement seminar presentation
Credit average across a minimum of 96 credit points of undergraduate studyProhibitions