CULP40280 Work Experience

Academic Year 2019/2020

This module is an eight week internship with a cultural organisation. It offers students the opportunity to apply theoretical concepts developed in the programme to the practical work environment. It also provides an opportunity to explore career options and to extend professional networking. The internship can be largely project based, with the student undertaking a specific project which has been identified by the host organisation and developed in consultation with the host organisation and the university.

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Curricular information is subject to change

Learning Outcomes:

On successful completion of this module students should be able to:
(a) Demonstrate effective self-organisation.
(b) Plan and manage work-load effectively.
(c) Meet deadlines and present work in appropriate format and to required standards.
(d) Build and maintain positive working relationships.
(e) Seek out, organise and evaluate relevant information.
(f) Evaluate her/his own performance and identify strengths and weaknesses.

Indicative Module Content:

Student Effort Hours: 
Student Effort Type Hours
Conversation Class




Approaches to Teaching and Learning:
The internship provides an opportunity for students to exercise reflective capacities acquired in the Management and Arts Lives modules, and to apply practical skills in the fields of finance, marketing, and legal issues as distilled and refined through the Business Planning exercise in the Spring semester. The nature of the internship itself is largely determined by the host organisation and as such will test the student's capacity for adapting to the workplace environment. 
Requirements, Exclusions and Recommendations

Not applicable to this module.

Module Requisites and Incompatibles
Work Experience (AH40130), Work Experience (AH40280)

Assessment Strategy  
Description Timing Open Book Exam Component Scale Must Pass Component % of Final Grade
Assignment: Presentation of placement report by the host organisation Throughout the Trimester n/a Pass/Fail Grade Scale No


Attendance: Work placement for 8 weeks fulltime with student report Coursework (End of Trimester) n/a Pass/Fail Grade Scale No


Carry forward of passed components
Remediation Type Remediation Timing
Repeat Within Two Trimesters
Please see Student Jargon Buster for more information about remediation types and timing. 
Feedback Strategy/Strategies

• Feedback individually to students, post-assessment

How will my Feedback be Delivered?

Students will receive feedback on their personal final reports only.

Timetabling information is displayed only for guidance purposes, relates to the current Academic Year only and is subject to change.  

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