Courses Catalogue

Internship

COURSE CODE: INT2200
COURSE CREDIT UNIT: 4
ACADEMIC PROGRAMME: Environmental Management, Bsc
COLLEGE/SCHOOL/FACULTY: School of Natural and Applied Sciences
STATUS: Core
PROGRAMME TYPE: Undergraduate

Course Description

COURSE DESCRIPTION

 

The course unit involves attachment and practical training in industries, companies, organizations. The aim of this module is to build on academic modules in a practical environment so as to increase maturity and motivation by working to time and to budget as a member of a team.

 

COURSE JUSTIFICATION/RATIONALE

 

To provide hands-on experience at industry or a company where environmental projects are carried out

 

LEARNING OBJECTIVES

 

By the end of this course, the student should be able to:

  • Attain practical skills in the industry.
  • Apply the theoretical knowledge in the industrial training process.
  • learn a range of environmental field skills.
  • examine a range of environmental issues in the field, and relate these to scientific theory.
  • develop field-based transferable skills (e.g. teamwork, project management, time management).
  • develop scientific writing skills and journal authorship experience.

 

LEARNING OUTCOMES

 

A student completing the course is expected to:

  • Exhibit professional ethics during the training.
  • Keep record of the daily activities during the training.
  • Explain theoretical concepts to actual practice in industry.
  • Describe the organization and operation of firms.
  • Develop initiative and creative thinking oriented to the world of work.
  • Develop the skills necessary for self-managed and lifelong learning (e.g. working independently, time management and organization skills)
  • Preparing, processing, interpreting and presenting data, using appropriate qualitative and quantitative techniques and packages including geographic information systems