STRUCTURE OF THE FIELD ATTACHMENT REPORT
The report of field attachment will be derived from the internship undertaken by the student. It will follow the general guidelines issued by Makerere University. Notably font to use is New Times Roman, size 12, 1.5 spacing, 1inch all round margin. It will be set in chapters and sections as guided below. The report is prepared with guidance of the academic supervisor allocated to the student at the commencement of their field attachment. All Third year students shall be
required to follow the regulations approved by Makerere University senate in submitting a final copy of field attachment report All final Field attachment reports shall be submitted by 3rd year students,before the commencement of exams of semester two of third year.
1.0 Preliminary pages
1.1 Cover page
The cover page shall have MUK - MUBS main heading, title of the report referring to field attachment and organization where field attachment was done. There shall be names of the student, registration number and program. Names of academic and field supervisors are below; finally the date (month and year) appear at the bottom of page centered.
1.2 Declaration page – the student declares that the work is his/hers, compiled from the personal
exposure in the stated organization, candidate’s names, signature and date.
1.3 The approval page – here the academic supervisor should sign to approve the report.
1.4 Optional pages include dedication and acknowledgement.
1.5 Table of contents is important to show on which page chapters, tables etc are found.
1.6 Abstract – a one page summary of the report should be placed before the main body
1.7 List of figures, tables, abbreviations used (if any).
2.0 Chapter one: Introduction
2.1 A brief introduction highlighting what the chapter captures
2.2 Organizational background - This chapter is about the organization (s) where the student was attached. The student should give the name, ownership, nature and or type of business, (like manufacturing, public institution, local government, shipping, trading, tourism, etc), location details, general set up and structure, management system etc. The student should attempt to position the organization/institution in the relevant industry. The chapter should enable the reader to have a picture of the organization(s) at a glance. Appropriate sub-chapters could be used to make the report flow more credible. This chapter could be a maximum of 5 pages.
3.0 Chapter two: Activities undertaken during field attachment
The report should indicate the activities and assignments which the student was involved in while on field attachment. This chapter does not require giving the activities chronologically. The student describes and gives details only where necessary. The student could also explain if such assignments were in the same department or in different units of the organization. The report is just a summary of what was done without going into the very particulars. The student shall be required to explain in detail the link between the activities undertaken