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GD200 - Study Abroad Part-Year

  • Module code: GD200
  • Module name: Study Abroad Part-Year
  • Department: Global Sustainable Development
  • Credit: 60

Content and teaching | Assessment | Availability

Module content and teaching

Principal aims

To provide students with the opportunity to • Demonstrate the ability to study abroad for a part-year at a host University approved by the department. • Experience and gain a deeper understanding of the social and cultural environment of the host city and country. • Improve foreign language skills [in exchanges where the language is not English]. • Broaden understanding and knowledge of their subject specialism(s). • Travel abroad and achieve personal development in preparation for employment and global citizenship.

Principal learning outcomes

On completion of this module students will have: • Broadened their knowledge and understanding of their subject specialism(s). • Developed the qualities and transferable skills necessary for working or studying in another country and in a different academic system. • Developed enhanced oral and written language skills (in some cases in a language other than English) through the demands of study in a different country. • Developed transferable skills in sensitivity to diversity in terms of culture and people.

Timetabled teaching activities

Teaching activities will be as provided by the host institution for its own students.

Other essential notes

Students must have passed level 4 of the course for which this is an approved module

Module assessment

Assessment group Assessment name Percentage
60 CATS (Module code: GD200-60)
A (Assessed work only) Study Abroad Part-Year 100%

Module availability

This module is available on the following courses:

Core

N/A

Optional Core
  • Undergraduate Life Sciences and Global Sustainable Development (C1L8) - Year 2
  • Undergraduate Psychology and Global Sustainable Development (C8L8) - Year 2
  • Undergraduate Economic Studies and Global Sustainable Development (L1L8) - Year 2
  • Undergraduate Politics, International Studies and Global Sustainable Development (L2L8) - Year 2
  • Undergraduate Sociology and Global Sustainable Development (L3L8) - Year 2
  • Undergraduate Global Sustainable Development and Business (L8N1) - Year 2
  • Undergraduate History and Global Sustainable Development (V1L8) - Year 2
  • Undergraduate Philosophy and Global Sustainable Development (V5L8) - Year 2
  • Undergraduate Theatre and Performance Studies and Global Sustainable Development (W4L8) - Year 2
Optional

N/A