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AUDI3009 Work Experience 2

Module Overview

The module consists of your optional Semester 2 non-clinical work experience. This can be chosen prospectively from the non-placement pathway together with AUDI3008 Work Experience 1or if transferring to the non-placement pathway after having started AUDI3007 (for example if you don’t pass the clinical competence elements of AUDI3007). Prospective work experience is not guaranteed by the University; it is organised by the student and then approved and overseen by University.

Aims and Objectives

Module Aims

Give you an opportunity to deepen your knowledge of audiology, hearing science or related fields, and to develop general professional skills and attitudes appropriate for a wide range of careers.

Learning Outcomes

Transferable and Generic Skills

Having successfully completed this module you will be able to:

  • It is intended that on successful completion of the module you will be able to demonstrate a range of transferable skills relevant to professional practice within a scientific, healthcare or other relevant context.


• Reflective practice and your Professional Development Portfolio • The Knowledge & Skills Framework and your Professional Development Portfolio

Special Features

Students requiring reasonable adjustments to their work experience activities need to ensure the Module Lead is aware of these reasonable adjustments in sufficient time to provide them if appropriate. Many requests for reasonable adjustments can be accommodated.

Learning and Teaching

Teaching and learning methods

• Observation of practice • Participating in practice under direct/indirect supervision • Self-directed study, including protected study time (half a day per week) • Receiving feedback on above • Tutorials • Open door policy by work experience supervisor

Follow-up work5
Work based learning260
Wider reading or practice10
Total study time300

Resources & Reading list

Placement Handbook. The Placement Handbook and the various resources on the Placement Website ( provide general guidance on work experience, albeit specifically in context of clinical placements for AUDI3007. Briefings are provided during Parts 1-3 of the programme.


Assessment Strategy

You must pass both methods of assessment individually to pass the module overall.


MethodPercentage contribution
Assignment 50%
PDP 50%


MethodPercentage contribution
Assignment 50%
PDP 50%


MethodPercentage contribution
Assignment 50%
PDP 50%

Repeat Information

Repeat type: Internal & External

Linked modules


To study this module, you will need to also study the following module(s):

AUDI3008Work Experience 1
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