Postgraduate Module Descriptor
SSIM908: Directed Practical Study: Agriculture and Food
This module descriptor refers to the 2022/3 academic year.
The module will begin with convener-led seminars on: securing an internship or placement; the production of an annotated bibliography; issues arising and the production of mid-term reports; and lessons learned and the production of final reports. Following each of these workshops, you will meet individually with the convener for feedback on work in progress.
Learning and Teaching
This table provides an overview of how your hours of study for this module are allocated:
|Scheduled Learning and Teaching Activities||Guided independent study||Placement / study abroad|
...and this table provides a more detailed breakdown of the hours allocated to various study activities:
|Category||Hours of study time||Description|
|Scheduled Learning and Teaching Activities||8||4 x 2 hour Seminars|
|Scheduled Learning and Teaching Activities||2||Individual supervision (4 x 30 mins)|
|Guided independent study||140||Production of internship/placement proposal, annotated bibliography, mid-term report, and final report|
This module has online resources available via ELE (the Exeter Learning Environment).