Undergraduate Module Descriptor

LAW2114C: Introduction to Professional Placement

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

Module Content

Syllabus Plan

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 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
Student learning and teaching6Seminars - you should attend all timetabled activities
Student learning and teaching2Presentation and networking with previous placement students
Student learning and teaching1Meetings and guidance with Career Zone and placement convenor
Guided independent study30Conducting additional research to prepare targeted high quality applications. This could include attending the Law Fair or other similar networking events

Online Resources

This module has online resources available via ELE (the Exeter Learning Environment).