Undergraduate Module Descriptor
SSI3999: Year Abroad
This module descriptor refers to the 2019/0 academic year.
Placements for students opting for this module will be secured by the SSIS Erasmus & Study Abroad co-ordinator. You will be provided with suitable preparatory materials and appropriate guidance during the final term of your second year. You will join your host Universities direct without returning to Exeter at the start of the third year and will re-join your Exeter degree programmes at the start of the fourth year. Whilst abroad you will follow the syllabuses as provided by the host University. You will in addition be asked to monitor the newspapers of your host countries in respect of coverage of British news
You will be required to submit applications for your selected universities (by Easter of the preceding year) and to ensure that all necessary paperwork is completed in due time, and to attend preparatory meetings during the second year (from December onwards). You will be provided with contact details for both the host institution and for Exeter University. You will be asked to maintain regular contact (at least termly) with the SSIS Erasmus co-ordinator at Exeter, who will approve your programme of studies at the host institution.You will be provided with suitable preparatory materials and appropriate guidance during the final term of their second year.
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|
|Study Abroad Placement||1000||As provided by the host institution|
|Evaluative Essay and Reflective Assignment||200||Independent research and preparation of tasks|
This module has online resources available via ELE (the Exeter Learning Environment).