Work Experience


On completion of this work-integrated learning module, students will/should have a fundamental knowledge and understanding of operational practices in the heritage industry/sector after completing a work experience placement of at least 200 hours.

Learning Outcomes

  1. Enhance their employability by establishing a network of professional contacts and acquiring a first-hand practical experience of a specific area of work in the heritage industry/sector;

  2. Demonstrate the capacity to think intelligently, critically and creatively;

  3. Operate independently and in groups, by carrying out a variety of daily tasks in the workplace;

  4. Improve their entrepreneurial skills and business acumen;

  5. Demonstrate accomplished computing, communication, discussion, interpretation, presentation, and writing skills;

  6. Demonstrate an ability to utilise a broad range of primary and secondary sources (e.g. blogs, books, book chapters, dissertations, field evidence, films, journal articles, magazine articles, manuscripts, maps, newspaper articles, podcasts, theses, websites, and videos);

  7. Draw on the past to comprehend the present and grasp the importance of securing the future, thus linking to the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

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