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BT 5007
INDUSTRIAL PLACEMENT
CREDIT POINTS 120

Course Co-ordinator: Dr A Carrington

Pre-requisite(s): Students may only undertake an Industrial Placement once they have obtained the necessary passes at levels 1, 2 and 3 to allow them entry into the Honours year for their particular degree, and they have obtained a median of CAS 15 at levels 1, 2 and 3, in addition to successfully completing BT 3006. Placements are not guaranteed and are at the discretion of the Head of School of Medical Sciences.

Note(s): This course is a pre-requisite prescription for part of any degree programme within the School of Medical Sciences incorporating an industrial placement and comprises one year’s practical experience in industry (usually laboratory based, approx 40 hours laboratory work per week). The industrial placement must be relevant to the aims of the degree programme.

One year’s practical (usually laboratory) experience in industry. The industrial placement must be relevant to the aims of the degree programme.

39-40 hours laboratory work per week.

In-course assessment:- Interim Reports (10%), Essay (20%). Placement Thesis (40%), Viva (15%), Presentation (5%), assessment by industrial supervisor (10%).