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FR3597: WORK EXPERIENCE: EMPLOYABILITY SKILLS DEVELOPMENT (2020-2021)

Last modified: 05 Aug 2021 13:04


Course Overview

This course, open to Mode B students, provides an opportunity for students to build on their French language ability and cultural understanding of French society through either a placement, personal development project or volunteering activity based within any French speaking country during the first half session. Students work towards a range of personal, educational or work-related outcomes over the course of their time abroad. All external engagement activities require the approval from the student’s academic School and must be verified by the external organisation.

Course Details

Study Type Undergraduate Level 3
Session Second Sub Session Credit Points 30 credits (15 ECTS credits)
Campus Aberdeen Sustained Study No
Co-ordinators

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

  • Either Programme Level 3 or Programme Level 4
  • Any Undergraduate Programme
  • One of MA French-Politics(Mode B) or MA French-International Relations(Mode B) or MA French-Legal Studies (Mode B) or MA French-Language & Linguistics (Mode B) or MA French Studies(Mode B) or MA French with Music Studies (Mode B) or () or MA French-History (Mode B) or MA French-History of Art(Mode B) or MA French-Philosophy(Mode B)

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, open to Mode B students, provides an opportunity for students to build on their French language ability and cultural understanding of French society through either a placement, personal development project or volunteering activity based within any French speaking country during the first half session. Students work towards a range of personal, educational or work-related outcomes over the course of their time abroad. All external engagement activities require the approval from the student’s academic School and must be verified by the external organisation.


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

Reflective Report

Assessment Type Summative Weighting 100
Assessment Weeks 34 Feedback Weeks 37

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Feedback

Feedback will be provided after assessment is marked, as per general assessment practices.

Learning Outcomes
Knowledge LevelThinking SkillOutcome
ConceptualApplyStudents will communicate ideas and arguments, in English and in French, in a clear manner and using the conventions of academic presentation
FactualEvaluateStudents will consolidate their employability skills by means of reflection on their experience, synthesizing material from a range of sources
ReflectionAnalyseStudents will use a range of critical skills to review and apply their knowledge in order to construct arguments and reflect on their practice

Formative Assessment

There are no assessments for this course.

Resit Assessments

Reflective Report

Assessment Type Summative Weighting 100
Assessment Weeks Feedback Weeks

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Feedback

Feedback will be provided after assessment is marked, as per general assessment practices.

Learning Outcomes
Knowledge LevelThinking SkillOutcome
ConceptualApplyStudents will communicate ideas and arguments, in English and in French, in a clear manner and using the conventions of academic presentation
FactualEvaluateStudents will consolidate their employability skills by means of reflection on their experience, synthesizing material from a range of sources
ReflectionAnalyseStudents will use a range of critical skills to review and apply their knowledge in order to construct arguments and reflect on their practice

Course Learning Outcomes

Knowledge LevelThinking SkillOutcome
ReflectionAnalyseStudents will use a range of critical skills to review and apply their knowledge in order to construct arguments and reflect on their practice
FactualEvaluateStudents will consolidate their employability skills by means of reflection on their experience, synthesizing material from a range of sources
ConceptualApplyStudents will communicate ideas and arguments, in English and in French, in a clear manner and using the conventions of academic presentation

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