PHYSICS

First Cycle Degree

INTERNSHIP AT EXTERNAL STRUCTURE

Credits: 
6
Site: 
PARMA
Year of erogation: 
2021/2022
Unit Coordinator: 
Semester: 
Second semester
Year of study: 
3
Language of instruction: 

Italian

Learning outcomes of the course unit

Knowledge and understanding
Knowledge of how engineering companies plan and manage their activities; enrichment of its technical background. Understanding of the technical, economics, and management needs of the activities.

Applying knowledge and understanding
The student applies the technical knowledge in an operational context and on real cases. He is invited, whenever the conditions are met, to propose modifications to the design solutions.

Making judgements
The student is encouraged to identify the best strategy to solve practical problems.

Communication skills
The student has to communicate and act with workers with different background.

Learning skills
The student improves the auto-learning capacity, getting in touch with new problem and learning how to manage the new challenges.

Prerequisites

The internship is scheduled at the third year.

Course contents summary

Students may apply for a stage period at engineering companies, Public Agency, Municipalities, industries to get in touch with a work context. The activities at the company will be
agreed upon by the university tutor and a company tutor .
Students may select stage opportunities in a list of companies available at the Department office or to suggest a theme and a company by themselves, getting the university tutor and the company tutor in touch.

The activation must be completed on the web page
https://www.unipr.it/tirocini-curriculari-online
For each ECTS credit, 25 hours of stage are foreseen.

Recommended readings

None

Teaching methods

Learning by practice with the control of the company tutor and the university supervisor

Assessment methods and criteria

At the end of the internship period, the company Tutor draws up a questionnaire to evaluate the student's activity. Following the positive evaluation, the university tutor validates the Credits acquisition by recording the grade (thiertieths) through the ESSE3 platform.