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Undergraduate Module Descriptor

SSI3999: Year Abroad

This module descriptor refers to the 2020/1 academic year.

Module Content

Syllabus Plan

Placements for students opting for this module will be secured by the SSIS Erasmus & Study Abroad co-ordinator.  You will be provided with suitable preparatory materials and appropriate guidance during the final term of your second year.  You will join your host Universities direct without returning to Exeter at the start of the third year and will re-join your Exeter degree programmes at the start of the fourth year.  Whilst abroad you will follow the syllabuses as provided by the host University.  You will in addition be asked to monitor the newspapers of your host countries in respect of coverage of British news.

You will be required to submit applications for your selected universities (by Easter of the preceding year) and to ensure that all necessary paperwork is completed in due time, and to attend preparatory meetings during the second year (from December onwards). You will be provided with contact details for both the host institution and for Exeter University. You will be asked to maintain regular contact (at least termly) with an Erasmus co-ordinator at Exeter, who will approve your programme of studies at the host institution. You will be provided with suitable preparatory materials and appropriate guidance during the final term of their second year.

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
001200

...and this table provides a more detailed breakdown of the hours allocated to various study activities:

CategoryHours of study timeDescription
Placement/study abroad 1200As provided by the host institution

Online Resources

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