Undergraduate Module Descriptor
ARA2178: Year Abroad with Work Placement B
This module descriptor refers to the 2021/2 academic year.
The syllabus is set by host institutions and approved by IAIS. Assessment is conducted by host institutions and reported to IAIS. This may include coursework assignments and/or end of term exams.
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|
|Placement/Study Abroad||440||Lectures and practical classes at host institution in destination country in standard Arabic (written) and spoken Arabic. Currently, teaching hours at the host institution are 5 per day from Sunday to Thursday. This is approximately 153 hours /51 days over each term, taking into consideration festivities and national holidays|
|Placement/Study Abroad||560||Reading for lectures and classes; preparation and completion of coursework; and revision for written and oral examinations. Students are given a task to prepare a range of activities for class, activities include reading, learning vocabulary, learning grammar and listening. These are then discussed and activated in class through interactive learning sessions|
|Placement/Study Abroad||30||Time spent on placement|
|Guided independent study||100||For work placement: Independent and assisted preparation for placement: Contact with organisation, arrangements for travel, accommodation and visa (where necessary), arrangement of work activities, communication with appointed academic advisor and with work supervisor. Reading, reflection, essay writing, producing case studies based on personal experience and the critical use of relevant scholarly literature|
This module has online resources available via ELE (the Exeter Learning Environment).