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BI3008: WORK EXPERIENCE (2016-2017)

Last modified: 28 Jun 2018 10:27

Course Overview

Students enrolled in level 2/3 of the BSc Wildlife Management degree programme undertake six weeks of work experience relevant to the degree.

Regular contact with the course coordinator and the maintenance of a diary of activities provides a framework for reflecting on the experience. 

Preparation of a final report helps to consolidate learning and relate experiences to the business and scientific theory-studied in university-based courses.

Students will achieve a better understanding of the practical and commercial aspects of employment in the industry.

Course Details

Study Type Undergraduate Level 3
Session Full Year Credit Points 15 credits (7.5 ECTS credits)
Campus None. Sustained Study No
  • Mrs Cath Dennis

Qualification Prerequisites


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

  • BSc Wildlife Management (Studied)
  • Any Undergraduate Programme (Studied)

What other courses must be taken with this course?


What courses cannot be taken with this course?

  • AG3030 Work Experience (Studied)

Are there a limited number of places available?


Course Description

This course requires that students undertake a period of work experience of 6 weeks at approved establishments.

Associated Costs


Further Information & Notes

No formal teaching time – meet with course organiser as necessary.

Contact Teaching Time

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

Teaching Breakdown

More Information about Week Numbers

Details, including assessments, may be subject to change until 31 August 2023 for 1st half-session courses and 22 December 2023 for 2nd half-session courses.

Summative Assessments

1st Attempt: Report, 4000 words (100%). A report on a four-week period of such work must be submitted by the end of third year. Resit: Resubmission of report, 4000 words (100%).

Formative Assessment

Informal feedback will be provided to the student throughout the work experience through interactions with the supervisor and colleagues at the work placement.


Informal feedback on the structure and content of the report will be provided to the student by the course coordinator prior to submission, either orally or in a written form. Written feedback will be provided on the report when it is marked.

Course Learning Outcomes


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