Work Placements (2020)

Many of our degrees offer work placement opportunities or projects with businesses and community groups. In most cases, these can count as part of your programme of study.

As well as valuable work experience for your CV, some work placements can lead to employment after graduation. Work placements often happen in your last year of study, so you can apply what you have learned in your earlier years in the real world and receive support from your tutors and lecturers.

As well as the subject-specific work and industry placements described under the relevant subject entries, the work placements listed below are available.

For more information and advice on how a work placement might fit into your programme of study, talk to a Student Advisor in your Division, Faculty or School of Studies.


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  • 100 Level

    Code Paper Title Occurrence / Location
    TEPRO100Professional Experience 1 (Early Childhood)20I (Hamilton), 20I (Tauranga), 20X (Hamilton) & 20X (Tauranga)
    This paper introduces the professional role of the teacher in Early Childhood settings. It provides opportunities for participants to gain a practical understanding of the day-to-day operation of an Early Childhood setting and introduces students to the teaching role.
    TEPRO110Professional Experience 1 (Primary)20I (Hamilton), 20I (Online), 20I (Tauranga), 20X (Hamilton), 20X (Online) & 20X (Tauranga)
    This paper introduces the professional role of the teacher in primary school settings. It provides opportunities for participants to gain a practical understanding of the day-to-day operation of a primary school and introduces students to the teaching role.
    TEPRO120Professional Experience 1 (Secondary)20I (Hamilton) & 20X (Hamilton)
    This paper introduces the professional role of the teacher in secondary/middle school settings. It provides opportunities for participants to gain a practical understanding of the day-to-day operation of a secondary/middle school.
  • 200 Level

    Code Paper Title Occurrence / Location
    EDUCA296Work Placement20X (Block)
    This paper enables students to undertake work placement in an area related to their major as part of their degree. Students work in a chosen field for a period of time in order to gain valuable work experience and learn from experts in their chosen field.
    ENGEN271Engineering Work Placement 120X (Hamilton)
    First work placement involving 400 hours of work experience at an approved engineering organisation relevant to your studies. Typically undertaken during the summer semesters at the end of second year.
    ENGEN272Engineering Work Placement 120X (Hamilton)
    First work placement for the DipEPP involving 400 hours of work experience at an approved engineering organisation relevant to your studies. Typically undertaken during the summer semesters at the end of second year.
    RPLCR271Recognition of Prior Learning - Engineering Placement 120X (Hamilton)
    This paper provides recognition of prior learning through relevant workplace engagement.
    SCIEN270Preparation for the Professional Workplace20B (Hamilton)
    This paper constitutes preparation for the scientific workplace, and include CV preparation, interview technique, career mentoring/direction, skill identification, organisational; management structures, self-assessment tools, and professional behaviour.
    TEPRO200Professional Experience 2 (Early Childhood)20I (Hamilton), 20I (Tauranga), 20X (Hamilton) & 20X (Tauranga)
    This paper allows participants to continue to develop their knowledge and understanding of the professional role of the teacher in an ECE practice context.
    TEPRO210Professional Experience 2 (Primary)20I (Hamilton), 20I (Online), 20I (Tauranga), 20X (Hamilton), 20X (Online) & 20X (Tauranga)
    This paper allows participants to continue to develop their knowledge and understanding of the professional role of the teacher in a schooling context.
  • 300 Level

    Code Paper Title Occurrence / Location
    COMPX371Computer Science Work Placement20X (Block)
    This paper provides a full-immersion, authentic work experience that is relevant to a student's study, in a professional workplace.
    COMPX372Computer Science Work Placement 220X (Block)
    This paper provides a second full-immersion, authentic work experience that is relevant to a student's study, in a professional workplace.
    COMPX373Computer Science Work Placement 320X (Block)
    This paper provides the third full-immersion, authentic work experience that is relevant to a student's study, in a professional workplace.
    COMPX379Computer Science Work Placement 420X (Block)
    This paper provides the a full-immersion, authentic work experience that is relevant to a student's study, in a professional workplace.
    EDUCA396Work Placement20X (Block)
    This paper enables students to undertake work placement in an area related to their major as part of their degree. Students work in a chosen field for a period of time in order to gain valuable work experience and learn from experts in their chosen field.
    EDUWK300Community Engagement in Education20B (Block) & 20B (Block - Tauranga)
    This paper provides opportunities for professional and personal development within varied work-related settings relevant to the fields of Education and Society, Digital Learning, and Human Development.
    ENGEN371Engineering Work Placement 220X (Hamilton)
    Second work placement involving 400 hours of work experience at an approved engineering organisation relevant to your studies. Typically undertaken during the summer semesters at the end of third year.
    ENGEN372Engineering Work Placement 220X (Hamilton)
    Second work placement for the DipEPP involving 400 hours of work experience at an approved engineering organisation relevant to your studies. Typically undertaken during the summer semesters at the end of second year.
    FASS396Work Placement20X (Block)
    This paper enables students to undertake work placement in an area related to their major as part of their degree. Students work in a chosen field for a period of time in order to gain valuable work experience and learn from experts in their chosen field.
    RPLCR316Recognition of Prior Learning - Computer Science Placement20A (Hamilton) & 20S (Hamilton)
    This paper requires a period of work experience in an appropriate and approved industry or applied field. Assessment is by written reports and employer feedback. This paper may be counted only towards the BSc(Tech) degree.
    RPLCR317Recognition of Prior Learning - Computer Science Placement 220A (Hamilton) & 20S (Hamilton)
    For details see Work Placements COMPX372.
    RPLCR318Recognition of Prior Learning - Computer Science Placement 320A (Hamilton) & 20S (Hamilton)
    For details see Work Placements COMPX373.
    RPLCR371Recognition of Prior Learning - Engineering Placement 120X (Hamilton)
    This paper provides recognition of prior learning through relevant workplace engagement.
    RPLCR372Recognition of Prior Learning - Engineering Placement 220X (Hamilton)
    This paper provides recognition of prior learning through relevant workplace engagement.
    RPLCR373Recognition of Prior Learning - Science Placement 120X (Hamilton)
    This paper provides recognition of prior learning through relevant workplace engagement.
    RPLCR374Recognition of Prior Learning - Science Placement 220X (Hamilton)
    This paper provides recognition of prior learning through relevant workplace engagement.
    SCIEN371Science Work Placement20X (Hamilton)
    This paper provides a full-immersion, authentic work experience that is relevant to a student's study, in a professional workplace.
    SCIEN372Science Work Placement 220X (Hamilton)
    This paper provides a second full-immersion, authentic work experience that is relevant to a student's study, in a professional workplace.
    SCIEN373Science Work Placement 320X (Hamilton)
    This paper provides the third full-immersion, authentic work experience that is relevant to a student's study, in a professional workplace.
    SCIEN374Science Work Placement 420X (Hamilton)
    This paper provides the a full-immersion, authentic work experience that is relevant to a student's study, in a professional workplace.
    TEDE321Professional Practice 3: Practicum (P3)20I (Hamilton), 20I (Online), 20I (Tauranga), 20X (Hamilton), 20X (Online) & 20X (Tauranga)
    This module provides the opportunity for students to link theory learned in all papers with practice in the primary classroom.
    TEDE371Professional Practice 3: Practicum (SC4)20I (Hamilton) & 20X (Hamilton)
    This paper develops classroom strategies for curriculum delivery, and from this effective classroom management, unit and programme, and resource development for secondary students.
    WSAFE396Management Internship20A (Hamilton), 20A (Tauranga), 20B (Hamilton), 20B (Tauranga), 20C (Hamilton) & 20C (Tauranga)
    The Management Internship provides students with the opportunity to apply their management discipline-based knowledge to an authentic project within an organisation.
    WSAFE399Report of an Investigation20A (Hamilton), 20A (Tauranga), 20B (Hamilton), 20B (Tauranga), 20C (Hamilton) & 20C (Tauranga)
    This paper offers students the opportunity to complete a directed investigation of an approved topic relevant to an organisation or industry and in an area related to their management discipline of study.
    WSOMM396Management Internship20A (Hamilton), 20B (Hamilton), 20C (Hamilton) & 20C (Tauranga)
    The Management Internship provides students with the opportunity to apply their management discipline-based knowledge to an authentic project within an organisation.
    WSOMM399Report of an Investigation20A (Hamilton), 20B (Hamilton), 20C (Hamilton) & 20C (Tauranga)
    This paper offers students the opportunity to complete a directed investigation of an approved topic relevant to an organisation or industry and in an area related to their management discipline of study.
  • 400 Level

    Code Paper Title Occurrence / Location
    LEGAL496Work Placement20X (Hamilton)
    This paper enables students to undertake work placement in an area related to their specialisation as part of their LLB and to consolidate that work placement with a 3,000 - 4,000 word research paper.
  • 500 Level

    Code Paper Title Occurrence / Location
    CSMAX596Computer Science Internship20A (Block), 20B (Block) & 20X (Block)
    This internship enables the development of practical knowledge and hands-on experience through a supervised internship in the IT industry.
    MNMGT596A Management Internship: From Theory to Practice20X (Hamilton)
    This paper will provide selected students with the opportunity to gain practical work experience and apply their theory-based knowledge in an organisational setting.
    MNMGT599Report of an Investigation20X (Hamilton)
    Directed investigation of an applied topic, available only to students enrolled in the BMS(Hons) degree.
    SCIEN570Planning for the Science Workplace and Scientific Practice20X (Hamilton)
    This paper constitutes preparation for a professional scientific workplace, including evidencing skills, career planning, understanding societal expectations of a scientist, engaging with a relevant scientific workplace, sourcing a science problem to solve, ethical considerations, and writing a scientific investigation proposal.
    SCIEN579Reflection on Scientific Practice and Career Planning20X (Hamilton)
    This paper constitutes the reflective element of the practice of scientific inquiry in the professional science workplace as part of their research thesis undertaking. It also is the planning elements of a science career, including career direction, and the professional presentation as a graduate who is transitioning from being an...
  • 700 Level

    Code Paper Title Occurrence / Location
    TEDE701Professional Practice 120I (Hamilton), 20I (Online), 20I (Tauranga), 20X (Hamilton), 20X (Online) & 20X (Tauranga)
    This paper introduces the professional role of the teacher within the secondary school, by beginning work with a class for the first time (this will include a check on basic communication and planning skills), and classroom management.
    TEDE702Professional Practice 220I (Hamilton), 20I (Online), 20I (Tauranga), 20X (Hamilton), 20X (Online) & 20X (Tauranga)
    This paper develops unit and programme planning; management strategies for the classroom; school and career path decision making; building a Curriculum Vitae; applying for positions, interviewing and job offers.
    TEDE751Professional Practice 1: Practicum (EG1)20I (Online) & 20X (Online)
    This paper introduces students to teaching, learning, and the curriculum.
    TEDE752Professional Practice 2: Practicum (EG1)20I (Online) & 20X (Online)
    This paper provides the opportunity for students to link theory learned in all papers with practice in the early childhood service.
    TEDE753Professional Practice 3: Practicum (EG1)20I (Online) & 20X (Online)
    This paper provides opportunities for students to enhance their understanding of their personal philosophy regarding their role in early childhood education.
    TEDE764Professional Practice 1: Practicum (PG1)20I (Hamilton), 20X (Block) & 20X (Hamilton)
    This paper introduces students to teaching, learning, and the curriculum.
    TEDE765Professional Practice 2: Practicum (PG1)20I (Hamilton), 20X (Block) & 20X (Hamilton)
    This paper provides the opportunity for students to link theory learned in all papers with practice in the primary classroom.
    TEDE766Professional Practice 3: Practicum (PG1)20I (Hamilton), 20X (Block) & 20X (Hamilton)
    This paper provides the opportunity for students to link theory learned in all papers with practice in the primary classroom.

2020 Catalogue of Papers information current as of : 13 December 2019 11:34am

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