Postgraduate Module Descriptor

POLM884DA: Work Based Project

This module descriptor refers to the 2021/2 academic year.

Module Content

Syllabus Plan

Whilst the module’s precise content may vary from year to year, it is envisaged that the syllabus will cover some or all of the following topics to support apprentices:

  • Interdisciplinary and cross-organisational problem solving
  • Application of soft systems and critical systems approaches in practice

Learning and Teaching

This table provides an overview of how your hours of study for this module are allocated:

Scheduled Learning and Teaching ActivitiesGuided independent studyPlacement / study abroad

...and this table provides a more detailed breakdown of the hours allocated to various study activities:

CategoryHours of study timeDescription
Work based learning 157.5All activity is conducted in the apprentices host organisation undertaking a significant work based project