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TL30P2: RESIDENCE ABROAD WORK PLACEMENT 1 (2023-2024)

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Course Overview

The course gives students an opportunity to take up a work placement in a native speaking country of the foreign language they study. Students’ request of taking up such a placement is subject to approval of the School.

Course Details

Study Type Undergraduate Level 3
Session First Sub Session Credit Points 45 credits (22.5 ECTS credits)
Campus Aberdeen Sustained Study No
Co-ordinators
  • Dr Zhu Zhu

What other courses must be taken with this course?

None.

What courses cannot be taken with this course?

  • TL35P1 Residence Abroad Study Placement 2 (Studied)

Are there a limited number of places available?

No

Course Description

By the end of the course, students will have enhanced their language skills and cultural awareness and gained a new perspective on their subject area through engagement in a different cultural environment. They will also have broadened their global network and enhanced future employability.


Contact Teaching Time

Information on contact teaching time is available from the course guide.

Teaching Breakdown

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Details, including assessments, may be subject to change until 30 August 2024 for 1st half-session courses and 20 December 2024 for 2nd half-session courses.

Summative Assessments

A pre-recorded oral presentation

Assessment Type Summative Weighting 15
Assessment Weeks Feedback Weeks

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Feedback

A pre-recorded oral presentation (10 mins) in the relevant foreign language elaborating on one or more topics discussed in the reflective essay; to be submitted in Week 12; 15%

Learning Outcomes
Knowledge LevelThinking SkillOutcome
ConceptualApplyTo have enhanced language skills and cultural awareness.
ConceptualEvaluateTo have gained a new perspective on their subject area through engagement in a different cultural environment.
ReflectionCreateTo have broadened their global network and enhanced future employability.

Essay

Assessment Type Summative Weighting 70
Assessment Weeks Feedback Weeks

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Feedback

Reflective essay (2500 words) in English; to be submitted in Week 12

Word Count 2500
Learning Outcomes
Knowledge LevelThinking SkillOutcome
ConceptualApplyTo have enhanced language skills and cultural awareness.
ConceptualEvaluateTo have gained a new perspective on their subject area through engagement in a different cultural environment.
ReflectionCreateTo have broadened their global network and enhanced future employability.

Skills audit and goal setting

Assessment Type Summative Weighting 15
Assessment Weeks Feedback Weeks

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Feedback

800 words in English

Skills audit and goal setting (800 words) in English; to be submitted within 2 weeks of the start date; 15%

The result of the assessments will be recorded as pass or fail.

Submission - Within 2 weeks of the start date of the work placement

Feedback - Within two weeks after the submission of the assessment

Learning Outcomes
Knowledge LevelThinking SkillOutcome
ReflectionCreateTo have broadened their global network and enhanced future employability.

Formative Assessment

There are no assessments for this course.

Resit Assessments

Take a resit course

Assessment Type Summative Weighting
Assessment Weeks Feedback Weeks

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Feedback

To take either Special Language Project 1 or Special Language Project 2 or both to make up any shortfall of credits.

Learning Outcomes
Knowledge LevelThinking SkillOutcome
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Course Learning Outcomes

Knowledge LevelThinking SkillOutcome
ConceptualApplyTo have enhanced language skills and cultural awareness.
ConceptualEvaluateTo have gained a new perspective on their subject area through engagement in a different cultural environment.
ReflectionCreateTo have broadened their global network and enhanced future employability.

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