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EL55C9: WORK-BASED PLACEMENT FOR ENGLISH AND COMMUNICATION (2021-2022)

Last modified: 31 Aug 2021 09:31


Course Overview

This course is an opportunity for students studying the MSc in Cultural and Creative Communication to gain valuable work experience by doing a project-based placement with a cultural or creative organisation.

Course Details

Study Type Postgraduate Level 5
Session Summer School Credit Points 60 credits (30 ECTS credits)
Campus Aberdeen Sustained Study No
Co-ordinators
  • Dr Tania Fahey Palma

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?

Are there a limited number of places available?

No

Course Description

This course allows students to design and deliver a project in a work situation, in partnership with an organisation in the cultural or creative sector. This project will be agreed with the course co-ordinator and a representative of the partner organisation. Students will be expected to spend one day a week over a ten-week period, or equivalent, working with the partner organisation. Partner organisations may include Aberdeen Performing Arts, May Festival, National Trust for Scotland, University of Aberdeen Libraries and Museums, Sound Festival. Assessment is by Project Proposal (10%), Learning Log (40%) and a Reflective Report of 2,500 words (40%).


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

Project Plan, Summary or Abstract

Assessment Type Summative Weighting 20
Assessment Weeks Feedback Weeks

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Learning Outcomes
Knowledge LevelThinking SkillOutcome
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Field Trip Log

Assessment Type Summative Weighting 40
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Learning Outcomes
Knowledge LevelThinking SkillOutcome
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Reflective Report

Assessment Type Summative Weighting 40
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Learning Outcomes
Knowledge LevelThinking SkillOutcome
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Formative Assessment

There are no assessments for this course.

Course Learning Outcomes

Knowledge LevelThinking SkillOutcome
ProceduralAnalyseStudents will encounter analyse and resolve problems in live situations in a work environment
ProceduralCreateStudents will have the opportunity to apply theoretic and practical ideas in a work-based environment.
ReflectionEvaluateStudents will develop their ability to work with others, and will gain an enhanced understanding of their personal and professional skills.
ReflectionEvaluateStudents will evaluated the effectiveness of an organisation in the cultural and creative sector, and will assess their own ability to operate in this field.
ProceduralCreateStudents will have the opportunity to develop and deliver a work-based project within cultural and creative sector.

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