lcomu2920  2018-2019  Louvain-la-Neuve

10 credits

The prerequisite(s) for this Teaching Unit (Unité d’enseignement – UE) for the programmes/courses that offer this Teaching Unit are specified at the end of this sheet.

At the end of this learning unit, the student is able to :

1 Get a a concrete experience and make the bridge between studies and the field.

The contribution of this Teaching Unit to the development and command of the skills and learning outcomes of the programme(s) can be accessed at the end of this sheet, in the section entitled “Programmes/courses offering this Teaching Unit”.
In general, the work experience lasts four weeks. They can be held in a whole series of places (company, agency, public sector, associative sector,…) and can have as content Media Literacy, Interactive media design, scientific popularization, etc. The students choose the place regarding their cursus and interests.
Other information
A report encloses the experience. It musts show the capacity of the student to connect the practice with an analytical and more theoretical reflexion. The evaluation of the training has two aspects: the evaluation by the training master (on the basis of a questionnaire) and the evaluation of the report by the training administrator within the department of communication of the UCL. The same administrator realizes the final assessment (after a final meeting with the student). There are a double staff support: By the training master who is the person responsible for the trainee within the selected organization. He will follow the student during his work experience and evaluate him in the middle and at the end of the training. By the training administrator who manages the training places and meets the students. He suggests places of training and establishes necessary administrative procedures for the smooth progress of the training experience (insurances, dates, etc). He is the contact person of the students for any information or problem occurring during the training. Lastly, he is responsible of the final evaluation of the student's work experience.
Faculty or entity

Programmes / formations proposant cette unité d'enseignement (UE)

Title of the programme
Master [120] in Communication

Master [120] in Journalism

Master [120] in Communication

Master [120] in Information and Communication