Undergraduate Module Descriptor

SSIM908: Directed Practical Study: Agriculture and Food

This module descriptor refers to the 2019/0 academic year.


NQF Level 7
Credits 30 ECTS Value 15
Term(s) and duration

This module ran during term 1 (11 weeks) and term 2 (11 weeks)

Academic staff

Professor Harry G West (Convenor)

Professor Matt Lobley (Convenor)





Available via distance learning


For this module, you will undertake an internship or work placement with an agriculture- or food-related institution, organization or business enterprise of your choosing. The module gives you the opportunity to develop career skills and gain valuable work experience in an area of your interest. You will draw upon what you are learning on the course to contribute to the entity for which you are working. You will also make use of your practical experience to critically reflect on relevant fields of study.


To undertake this module you must have been admitted onto the MA in Food Studies.

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