Module Title:   Diploma of International Studies (EDT)

Module Credit:   120

Module Code:   ENG7002P

Academic Year:   2015/6

Teaching Period:   Year

Module Occurrence:   A

Module Level:   FHEQ Level 5

Module Type:   Placement module

Provider:   Engineering

Related Department/Subject Area:   School of Engineering NOT IN USE - replaced by EX 2014

Principal Co-ordinator:   Dr C Kara-Zaitri

Additional Tutor(s):   -

Prerequisite(s):   None

Corequisite(s):   None

Aims:
1) benefit from studying living and/or working abroad
2) develop intercultural awareness and competence through reflection on the experience
3) enhance personal development allowing you scope to transfer the skills acquired to both academic work/future vocational work
4) widen your knowledge, understanding & embrace different academic approaches in one or more of your degree subject areas by studying appropriate modules &where appropriate experiencing appropriate industrial placement(s)
5) where appropriate enhance language skills & develop strategies for more effective language learning

Learning Teaching & Assessment Strategy:
Study abroad years are voluntary and the diet of modules chosen, and/or your industrial placement will be relevant to your University of Bradford degree and agreed with your School. You will normally study the equivalent of 120 credits of modules and be expected to achieve the equivalent of a pass at ordinary level in order to be eligible for the award of the Diploma. Your study abroad experience is to be taken in addition to the 360 credits you study towards your degree, but will not form part of your Degree award. The range and variety of teaching and learning methods will depend on your diet of study at the partner institution. In addition to your study and assessment at the partner institution, you will keep a detailed diary to record your learning and cultural experiences. Upon return to the University of Bradford you will submit this diary/ reflection for assessment and give a presentation about the period of living/studying/working abroad to current students, during your first semester back. The presentation may include a demonstration of your newly acquired language ability. During your year abroad a tutor from the University of Bradford will remain in contact with you and can provide feedback on your journal.

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On successful completion of this module you will be able to...

* demonstrate understanding of the working of a university in another country and of different academic approaches to the study of your degree subject areas;
* and/or the working of the company in another country where you will be carrying out your industrial placement
* demonstrate intercultural awareness
* demonstrate an ability to learn the language of the host country.

On successful completion of this module you will be able to...

demonstrate knowledge and understanding within one or more of your degree subject areas by following appropriate modules in the partner institution, and/or by practicing at the company in another country, leaning derived from the modules you have undertaken in your own university.

On successful completion of this module you will be able to...

show an ability to reflect critically on the independent learning and self-management that living, studying and/or working abroad requires.

  Coursework   100%
 
  Reflective journal (weekly) + critical appraisal report (6000-10000 words) + 30 mins presentation. Each pass/fail

Outline Syllabus:
There is no defined syllabus. The year abroad is voluntary and your diet of study will be chosen to be relevant to your degree studies and agreed with your Department before departure.

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