RECH - Approved Semester Abroad

Module Title:Approved Semester Abroad
Language of Instruction:English
Credits: 30
NFQ Level:7
Module Delivered In 9 programme(s)
Teaching & Learning Strategies: Learners who choose this elective will be expected to take modules (30 ECTS credits) in the area of Computing and modules should be equivalent to at least NFQ level 7. Upon completion of the semester abroad, learners will be required to present certified evidence from the host institution that verifies the completion of modules indicated on the student learning agreement.
Module Aim: To enable learners gain an international academic and cultural experience.
Learning Outcomes
On successful completion of this module the learner should be able to:
LO1 Demonstrate competency in the modules undertaken as laid down in the student learning agreement. The learning outcomes of this module include the aggregated learning outcomes of the modules taken while studying abroad.
LO2 Describe the cultural and academic differences of the host country.
LO3 Network and develop friendships that will support their academic and personal development.
Pre-requisite learning
Module Recommendations

This is prior learning (or a practical skill) that is recommended before enrolment in this module.

No recommendations listed
Incompatible Modules
These are modules which have learning outcomes that are too similar to the learning outcomes of this module.
No incompatible modules listed
Co-requisite Modules
No Co-requisite modules listed
Requirements
This is prior learning (or a practical skill) that is mandatory before enrolment in this module is allowed.
Successful completion of year 2 or equivalent
 

Module Content & Assessment

Indicative Content
Content
Content will be comprised of the content in the Computing modules declared in the student learning agreement.
Assessment Breakdown%
Continuous Assessment100.00%
Continuous Assessment
Assessment Type Assessment Description Outcome addressed % of total Assessment Date
Other Learners will be expected to complete assessments in the Computing modules declared in the student learning agreement. 1,2,3 100.00 n/a
No Project
No Practical
No End of Module Formal Examination

ITCarlow reserves the right to alter the nature and timings of assessment

 

Module Workload

Workload: Full Time
Workload Type Frequency Average Weekly Learner Workload
Assignment 12 Weeks per Stage 20.00
Independent Learning 15 Weeks per Stage 34.00
Total Hours 750.00
 

Module Delivered In

Programme Code Programme Semester Delivery
CW_KCCGD_B Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Computer Games Development 6 Elective
CW_KCIAD_B Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Computing in Interactive Digital Art and Design 6 Elective
CW_KCCYB_B Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Cyber Crime and IT Security 6 Elective
CW_KCCIT_B Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Information Technology Management 6 Mandatory
CW_KCSOF_B Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Software Development 6 Group Elective 1
CW_KCIAD_D Bachelor of Science in Computing in Interactive Digital Art and Design 6 Mandatory
CW_KCCYB_D Bachelor of Science in Cybercrime and IT Security 6 Elective
CW_KCCSY_D Bachelor of Science in Information Technology Management 6 Mandatory
CW_KCSOF_D Bachelor of Science in Software Development 6 Group Elective 1