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BT5903: PLACEMENT (2020-2021)

Last modified: 05 Aug 2021 13:04


Course Overview

The Placement course focus on the development of industry-relevant professional and technical skills and competencies. It is designed to meet the needs of the biopharma, bioscience and biotechnology industries, and those of contract research organisations, as the demand for highly skilled graduates in these sectors grows.

Course Details

Study Type Postgraduate Level 1
Session Third Sub Session Credit Points 60 credits (30 ECTS credits)
Campus Aberdeen Sustained Study No
Co-ordinators
  • Dr Andrea Holme

What courses & programmes must have been taken before this course?

  • Any Postgraduate Programme

What other courses must be taken with this course?

None.

What courses cannot be taken with this course?

None.

Are there a limited number of places available?

No

Course Description

The 60-credit placement is carried out over a 3-month period and focuses on the acquisition of the high-quality skills required for an industry-based career. Emphasis is placed on the skills and competencies in life science techniques and approaches that underpin service delivery and R&D developments, including an understanding of industry-standard operating procedures and quality control management. Students will be offered a range of placement opportunities including those based within a University technology service facility or laboratory or, depending on availability, within local SMEs or industry


In light of Covid-19 this information is indicative and may be subject to change.

Contact Teaching Time

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

Teaching Breakdown

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In light of Covid-19 and the move to blended learning delivery the assessment information advertised for second half-session courses may be subject to change. All updates for second-half session courses will be actioned in advance of the second half-session teaching starting. Please check back regularly for updates.

Summative Assessments

Portfolio of competencies

Assessment Type Summative Weighting 70
Assessment Weeks 51 Feedback Weeks 1

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Learning Outcomes
Knowledge LevelThinking SkillOutcome
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Reflective Report

Assessment Type Summative Weighting 30
Assessment Weeks 49 Feedback Weeks 51

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Formative Assessment

There are no assessments for this course.

Course Learning Outcomes

Knowledge LevelThinking SkillOutcome
ProceduralCreateThe student will develop and evidence a portfolio of competencies obtained during their placement.
ProceduralApplyThe student will gain practical expertise and knowledge of a variety of technologies.
ReflectionCreateThe student will maintain and complete a reflective log during their work-based placement to chart their skills and knowledge acquisition and their development.
ProceduralApplyThe student will further develop their written and oral communication and team working skills.

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