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IB257 - UPP Employment Year Portfolio

  • Module code: IB257
  • Module name: UPP Employment Year Portfolio
  • Department: Warwick Business School
  • Credit: 30

Content and teaching | Assessment | Availability

Module content and teaching

Principal aims

The overall aim of the module is to enable you in a professional training setting to develop your reflexive awareness of your activity. The latter is a skill you will build on as your professional careers and abilities develop.

Principal learning outcomes

By the end of the module you should be able to: demonstrate developing knowledge of accounting standards and accounting methods and processes; demonstrate familiarity with the professional regulations and processes relating to the ICAEW training agreement and understand their importance in becoming a qualified member of the ICAEW; demonstrate an understanding of how accountancy and finance expertise is conceptualised, provided and managed in firms and professional bodies today; explain the current framing of professional socialisation as an experience which fosters both organisational and professional identity; conduct technical procedures according to your designated job specification; reflect upon and document reflections and evidence relating to the formation of competence and successful professional identity; give focussed and professional presentations; demonstrate professional/business literacy; identify the theory within practical situations (integrate theory and practice); work as part of a team; manage time effectively; demonstrate an appreciation of and ability in the Initial Professional Development key skill areas; demonstrate awareness of the sensitive balance between commercial success and public interest issues by critically reflecting on the potential for conflicting interests in simultaneously occupying the roles of student, employee and professional.

Timetabled teaching activities

Consultations when needed with Placement Year Tutor and Coordinator.

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Module assessment

Assessment group Assessment name Percentage
30 CATS (Module code: IB257-30)
A (Assessed work only) Assessed Course Work 85%
Assessed Course Work 15%

Module availability

This module is available on the following courses:

  • BSc in Management (with Intercalated Year/UPP) (N210) - Year 3
  • Undergraduate Accounting and Finance (with Intercalated Year/Undergraduate Partnership Programme) (NN37) - Year 3
Optional Core