Undergraduate Module Descriptor
LAW2114C: Introduction to Professional Placement
This module descriptor refers to the 2022/3 academic year.
Please note that this module is only delivered on the Penryn Campus.
Whilst the precise content may vary from year to year, it is envisaged that the syllabus will cover all or some of the following topics:
- Introduction to Professional Placement
- Sessions with the Career Zone including: self-awareness, identifying individual key skills and promoting effectively, sourcing a placement, writing an effective CV and covering letter, interview techniques, professionalism in the workplace.
- Small group and 1:1 sessions to help find placements.
- Presentations and networking opportunities with previous placement students.
Learning and Teaching
This table provides an overview of how your hours of study for this module are allocated:
|Scheduled Learning and Teaching Activities||Guided independent study||Placement / study abroad|
...and this table provides a more detailed breakdown of the hours allocated to various study activities:
|Category||Hours of study time||Description|
|Student learning and teaching||6||Seminars - you should attend all timetabled activities|
|Student learning and teaching||2||Presentation and networking with previous placement students|
|Student learning and teaching||1||Meetings and guidance with Career Zone and placement convenor|
|Guided independent study||30||Conducting additional research to prepare targeted high-quality applications. This could include attending the Law Fair or other similar networking events|
This module has online resources available via ELE (the Exeter Learning Environment).