School of Computer Science

Module 06-24055 (2018)

Computer Science Industrial Placement

Level YINI

Ian Batten Semester 1 60 credits
Ian Batten Semester 2 60 credits
Co-ordinator: Ian Batten
Reviewer: John Bullinaria

The Module Description is a strict subset of this Syllabus Page.


The module allows the student to complete an industrial year.


The aims of this module are to:


Learning Outcomes

On successful completion of this module, the student should be able to:

  • Demonstrate an understanding of the role of computing professionals within a company and the interactions that normally take place with other disciplines
  • Apply technical knowledge in a commercial context at an appropriate level for the student's qualifications
  • Demonstrate the standard of professional presentation and reporting skills required in industry and commerce
  • Work as a computing professional in a commercial environment, demonstrating a professional and responsible attitude
  • Work both independently and as an effective team member


  • Note 1 Only offered if there are students on an industrial placement.
  • Note 2 A student who fails the Industrial Studies module will be permitted to transfer to the degree programme without the Year in Industry component.

Teaching methods

Industrial placement year.

Contact Hours:

8 hours, consisting of processing the application and advice, two visits, evaluation.


Sessional: Report, Log-Book. No numerical mark is given. The module is assessed on a pass/fail basis.

Supplementary (where allowed): Report.

Detailed Syllabus

Not applicable

Programmes containing this module