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DRAM8036 - TDS Work Placement

Title:TDS Work Placement
Long Title:TDS Work Placement
Module Code:DRAM8036
Duration:1 Semester
Credits: 5
NFQ Level:Advanced
Field of Study: Drama
Valid From: Semester 1 - 2017/18 ( September 2017 )
Module Delivered in 2 programme(s)
Module Coordinator: AIVEEN KEARNEY
Module Author: ANN BARRY
Module Description: Students will undertake a work placement with an approved theatre company, arts organization or performance group for a minimum of six weeks between the end of semester 6 and the end of Semester 7
Learning Outcomes
On successful completion of this module the learner will be able to:
LO1 record, reflect upon and evaluate their own learning
LO2 present documentation which reflects the host organization's current projects and work practices
LO3 demonstrate an in-depth knowledge of the practices and responsibilities associated with their chosen role and its relationship to other roles
LO4 appreciate the need for a professional work ethic and be able to identify its key components
LO5 demonstrate knowledge of how to build on professional links developed while on placement and how to create new ones
Pre-requisite learning
Module Recommendations

This is prior learning (or a practical skill) that is strongly recommended before enrolment in this module. You may enrol in this module if you have not acquired the recommended learning but you will have considerable difficulty in passing (i.e. achieving the learning outcomes of) the module. While the prior learning is expressed as named MTU module(s) it also allows for learning (in another module or modules) which is equivalent to the learning specified in the named module(s).

Incompatible Modules
These are modules which have learning outcomes that are too similar to the learning outcomes of this module. You may not earn additional credit for the same learning and therefore you may not enrol in this module if you have successfully completed any modules in the incompatible list.
No incompatible modules listed
Co-requisite Modules
No Co-requisite modules listed

This is prior learning (or a practical skill) that is mandatory before enrolment in this module is allowed. You may not enrol on this module if you have not acquired the learning specified in this section.

No requirements listed

Module Content & Assessment

Indicative Content
Self-Reflection and Evaluation
Students will reflect on and evaluate their own learning and development through the medium of a personal learning journal
Roles and Responsibilities
Developing an awareness of the practices and responsiblities associated with their chosen role and its relationship to other roles
Professional Work Ethic
Developing and adhering to a professional work ethic
Creating Professional Links
Networking and creating links with professionals within the organization and wider performance industry
Research and Documentation
Researching and documenting the host organization's current projects and work practices
Assessment Breakdown%
Course Work100.00%
Course Work
Assessment Type Assessment Description Outcome addressed % of total Assessment Date
Other Assessment based on feedback from workplace mentor e.g. through an evaluation form 3,4,5 10.0 Sem End
Written Report Report and/or oral presentation on work placement 1,2,3,4,5 30.0 Week 8
Reflective Journal Detailed documentation of the experience of being on placement 1,2,3,4,5 60.0 Sem End
No End of Module Formal Examination
Reassessment Requirement
Repeat the module
The assessment of this module is inextricably linked to the delivery. The student must reattend the module in its entirety in order to be reassessed.

The institute reserves the right to alter the nature and timings of assessment


Module Workload

Workload: Full Time
Workload Type Workload Description Hours Frequency Average Weekly Learner Workload
Lecturer Supervised Learning (Non-contact) Work placement 84.0 Once per semester 5.60
Lecturer-Supervised Learning (Contact) CIT mentor's visit to the workplace 1.0 Once per semester 0.07
Independent & Directed Learning (Non-contact) Student writes up report 20.0 Once per semester 1.33
Total Hours 105.00
Total Weekly Learner Workload 7.00
Total Weekly Contact Hours 0.07
This module has no Part Time workload.

Module Resources

This module does not have any book resources
This module does not have any article/paper resources
This module does not have any other resources

Module Delivered in

Programme Code Programme Semester Delivery
CR_GMUTH_8 Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Musical Theatre 6 Elective
CR_GTHDR_8 Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Theatre and Drama Studies 6 Mandatory

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