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Current Academic Year 2023 - 2024

Please note that this information is subject to change.

Module Title Intra Work Placement
Module Code SB308
School DCUBS
Module Co-ordinatorSemester 1: Nichola O'Sullivan
Semester 2: Nichola O'Sullivan
Autumn: Nichola O'Sullivan
Module TeachersNichola O'Sullivan
NFQ level 8 Credit Rating 45
Pre-requisite None
Co-requisite None
Compatibles None
Incompatibles None

The purpose of this module is introduce students to the reality of a sustained immersion in a business, or business-related organisation. Students will be expected to function as full-time paid employees of these organisations, for a minimum of 11 months, in a role related to their programme of study. During this time it is intended that they gain the opportunity to apply knowledge and skills learned previously during their course, the opportunity to develop business acumen and to enhance their professional identity. Reflection on their experience will take place through the module, SB307 Intra Reflection. which students on SB308 will take while on placement.

Learning Outcomes

1. Construct a current, comprehensive and professional CV
2. demonstrate ability to adhere to basic professional codes of conduct, including accountablity, reliability and responsibility
3. demosntrate ability to act with professional integrity
4. demonstrate understanding of their role in context of wider organisation
5. demonstrate enhanced self-efficacy and resilience

Workload Full-time hours per semester
Type Hours Description
Integrated training (INTRA)0Full time work in Intra work placement organisation
Total Workload: 0

All module information is indicative and subject to change. For further information,students are advised to refer to the University's Marks and Standards and Programme Specific Regulations at: http://www.dcu.ie/registry/examinations/index.shtml

Indicative Content and Learning Activities

Assessment Breakdown
Continuous Assessment100% Examination Weight0%
Course Work Breakdown
TypeDescription% of totalAssessment Date
ParticipationAssessment is made by the employer at the end of the student's placement100%n/a
Reassessment Requirement Type
Resit arrangements are explained by the following categories;
1 = A resit is available for all components of the module
2 = No resit is available for 100% continuous assessment module
3 = No resit is available for the continuous assessment component
This module is category 2
Indicative Reading List

    Other Resources

    Programme or List of Programmes
    BSIBusiness Studies ( with INTRA )
    DBIBSc in Digital Business and Innovation
    MINTIBSc Marketing, Innovation & Technology

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