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If you are doing an internship/work placement in a food-related company, you may be eligible to take this FOSC 460 paper, which is an industry-based project. The Academic Supervisor will work with your company employer to agree upon a project that you will complete during your time working at the company. You will be expected to write a report at the end of the project, which will be marked by the Academic Supervisor. Please note that the student is generally expected to organise the internship/work placement.
|Paper title||Cooperative Education Programme|
|Teaching period(s)||1st Non standard period (6 January 2021 - 7 November 2021), 2nd Non standard period (6 January 2021 - 17 June 2021), 3rd Non standard period (6 July 2021 - 7 November 2021)|
|Domestic Tuition Fees (NZD)||$1,673.50|
|International Tuition Fees (NZD)||$5,967.53|
- APPS 499
- Admission subject to approval from the Head of Department.
- Enrolments for this paper require departmental permission. View more information about departmental permission.
- Teaching staff
- Paper Structure
In this industry-based project, the student will work independently on the project at the host site (e.g. a food company) under the immediate supervision of their employer and reporting to their Academic Supervisor.
This paper is usually commenced during a work placement over the summer prior to students undertaking an Honours or PGDipSci year. Students should therefore contact the Course Co-ordinator well in advance to discuss the possibility of undertaking the FOSC 460 Co-operative Education Programme.
- Teaching Arrangements
- The student will meet with the company employer and/or the Academic Supervisor on a per need basis throughout the duration of the project. There are no formal, taught classes for this paper.
- There is no prescribed textbook for this paper. A series of journal article readings, etc. may be assigned by the Academic Supervisor and/or the company employer.
- Graduate Attributes Emphasised
- Communication, Information literacy, Research, Self-motivation.
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- Learning Outcomes
Knowledge-orientated learning outcomes are:
- An appreciation and understanding of the realities of working in the food industry
Skill-orientated learning outcomes are:
- To execute an assigned project
- To demonstrate capacity for self-directed activity and the ability to work independently in the workplace
- Workplace experience