Full Title:Placement 2
Language of Instruction:English
Module Code:TEMPCODE43
Credits: 5
Valid From:Semester 1 - 2013/14 ( September 2013 )
Module Delivered in 1 programme(s)
Module Description:Supervised work placement is an integral component of the BSc (Hons) in Health and Physical Activity degree programme. The aim of this 10-week, sessional, work placement is to expose students to the principles and practices employed in a variety of Special Population settings. Students will gain experience of working with groups such as children, older adults and individuals with physical, sensory and intellectual disabilities.
Learning Outcomes:
On successful completion of this module the learner should be able to
  1. Plan, implement and evaluate health/physical activity programmes for individuals from two specialist population settings.
  2. Cultivate in others a positive attitude towards health/ physical activity and an appreciation of the role of lifestyle changes in enhancing quality of life.
  3. Apply health promotion, health psychology and communication knowledge and skills in order to enhance the health behaviours of a client/ client group that the student is working with.
  4. Identify and examine management and marketing strategies employed in the work placement setting.
  5. Relate theoretical knowledge to its practical application in the work setting.
  6. Establish working relationships as a foundation for continuing professional development and interact professionally as part of an interdisciplinary team.

Module Content & Assessment

Indicative Content
No indicative content
Assessment Breakdown%
Course Work100.00%

Full Time

Course Work
Assessment Type Assessment Description Outcome addressed % of total Marks Out Of Pass Marks Assessment Date Duration
Performance Evaluation The onsite work placement supervisor will complete a performance evaluation of the student/ students under supervision. This assessment will be marked on a pass/ fail basis by the work placement supervisor. 1,2,3,4,5,6 0.00 0 0 n/a 0
Other Students will be required to submit the following work placement documentation for each of their placement settings; Code of Conduct, Learning Contract, Induction Checklist, Mid-Placement Progress Report, Hours Record and Diary of Activities. 1,2,3,4,5,6 10.00 0 0 n/a 0
Written Report Students will be required to complete a reflective report of their experiences whilst on placement. This work will be graded by the Institute Lecturer. 1,2,3,4,5,6 90.00 0 0 n/a 0
No Project
No Practical
No End of Module Formal Examination
Reassessment Requirement
The assessment of this module is inextricably linked to the delivery. Therefore reassessment on this module will require the student to reattend (i.e. retake) the module in its entirety.
Reassessment Description
Students will be referred to the work placement handbook for specific guidance on disciplinary procedures and reassessment requirements.

DKIT reserves the right to alter the nature and timings of assessment


Module Workload & Resources

Workload: Full Time
Workload Type Workload Description Hours Frequency Average Weekly Learner Workload
Practical Students will be allocated 3.5 hours per week for each work placement setting, totaling seven hours of work per week for ten weeks. STUDENTS MUST ACHIEVE A MINIMUM OF 95% ATTENDANCE WHILE ON PLACEMENT. ANY DEFICIT MUST BE MADE UP BY THE STUDENT IN AGREEMENT WITH THEIR WORK PLACEMENT SUPERVISOR. 7.00 Every Week 7.00
Independent Study Students must use independent study hours to plan weekly activities and document their experiences. 55.00 Once per semester 3.67
Total Weekly Learner Workload 10.67
Total Weekly Contact Hours 7.00
This course has no Part Time workload.
This module does not have any book resources
This module does not have any article/paper resources
This module does not have any other resources

Module Delivered in

Programme Code Programme Semester Delivery
DK_NHAPA_8 Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Health and Physical Activity 7 Mandatory