Module Details

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Title PLANNING PRACTICE PLACEMENT
Code ENVS448
Coordinator Ms SJ Kidd
Geography and Planning
Suekidd@liverpool.ac.uk
Year CATS Level Semester CATS Value
Session 2018-19 Level 7 FHEQ Whole Session 15

Aims

The aim of the module is to integrate the taught elements of the MPlan/MSc Marine Planning and Management programmes with real world experience in planning practice. The placement provides students the opportunity to work for a client agency in order to gain first-hand experience of planning related work. During the placement, students will work under the guidance of a nominated client supervisor. It is expected that the work completed by students will contribute to the work of the respective client agencies and may involve a single project or contributions to a range of smaller projects and tasks.


Learning Outcomes

(LO1) understand the operation of the client agency;

(LO2) appreciate the type of work that may be expected of a newly graduated planner;

(LO3) develop some professional skills for future career development;

(LO4) develop personal capacity in self-management in a real work situation

(S1) Commercial awareness

(S2) Problem solving skills

(S3) Adaptability

(S4) Organisational skills

(S5) Communication skills

(S6) Lifelong learning skills


Syllabus

 

The module consists of completion of an agreed project or set of tasks for a client agency.  On completion of the placements students are expected to submit a portfolio comprising and organisation overview, record of activities sheets, work commentary, evidence of the placement work, a reflective journal on the experience and an updated two page CV reflecting the experience gained


Teaching and Learning Strategies

Teaching Method 1 - Work placement
Description: Students will work with a host agency to undertake a programme of work identified by the student/UoL staff/hosts.
Attendance Recorded: No


Teaching Schedule

  Lectures Seminars Tutorials Lab Practicals Fieldwork Placement Other TOTAL
Study Hours         10

  10
Timetable (if known)              
Private Study 140
TOTAL HOURS 150

Assessment

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Recommended Texts

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