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ARCH7038 - Work Placement: Architectural

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Title:Work Placement: Architectural
Long Title:Work Placement: Architectural
Module Code:ARCH7038
 
Duration:1 Semester
Credits: 5
NFQ Level:Intermediate
Field of Study: Architecture & Urban Environment
Valid From: Semester 1 - 2019/20 ( September 2019 )
Module Delivered in 2 programme(s)
Next Review Date: April 2024
Module Coordinator: Samuel Vardy
Module Author: DEIRDRE RYAN
Module Description: The learner will undertake a relevant work placement of no less than 8 weeks. The placement programme will familiarise the student with work practices and procedures and provide him/her with the opportunity to observe the practical application of theoretical knowledge gained on his/her programme. The placement is supported by a member of academic staff in CIT together with a workplace mentor. The aim of the industrial placement is to introduce the learner to structured employment in a relevant work sector and to develop in the learner an understanding of the organisation, its procedures and technology.
Learning Outcomes
On successful completion of this module the learner will be able to:
LO1 Critically analyse the enterprise, its culture and organisation.
LO2 Communicate in a professional manner within the workplace.
LO3 Apply initiative whilst working alone and in teams.
LO4 Apply knowledge, skills and competencies acquired during the programme of study to the analysis and solution of workplace problems.
LO5 Reflect on and analyse the learning experience resulting from the work placement.
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
Requirements

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
Professional Practice
Professional practice and procedures including context, technology, environment, structure, management, communication, IT systems.
Communication
Management and communication processes within the enterprise, meetings.
Personal Development & Initiative
Undertaking individual responsibility for aspects of workplace activity.
Problem Solving
Analysis of workplace-related problems and suggestions for appropriate solutions.
Team Work, Interdisciplinary Activity
Function in work based teams and effectively integrate interdisciplinary practice.
Application of Learning to the Workplace
Application of knowledge received at CIT to the management of resources and business processes.
Assessment Breakdown%
Course Work100.00%
Course Work
Assessment Type Assessment Description Outcome addressed % of total Assessment Date
Other Visit by CIT staff to interview student and workplace mentor or other appropriate provisions. 1,2,3,4 15.0 Week 2
Other Assessment based on feedback from work place mentor 1,2,3,4 20.0 Sem End
Other Report and/or oral presentation on work placement 1,2,3,4,5 65.0 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
Tutorial Workplace visit by CIT staff, workplace report assessment 3.75 Once per semester 0.25
Independent & Directed Learning (Non-contact) Work placement learning 102.0 Once per semester 6.80
Total Hours 105.75
Total Weekly Learner Workload 7.05
Total Weekly Contact Hours 0.25
Workload: Part Time
Workload Type Workload Description Hours Frequency Average Weekly Learner Workload
Tutorial Workplace visit by CIT staff, workplace report assessment 3.75 Once per semester 0.25
Independent & Directed Learning (Non-contact) Work placement learning 102.0 Once per semester 6.80
Total Hours 105.75
Total Weekly Learner Workload 7.05
Total Weekly Contact Hours 0.25
 

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_CARCT_8 Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Architectural Technology 8 Elective
CR_DINAR_8 Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Interior Architecture 7 Elective

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