ACM40810 Transferable Skills

Academic Year 2019/2020

This module will include lectures about research skills (e.g. literature searching, review papers, data analysis, presentation skills, academic writing) or career skills (e.g. communication skills, CV writing, mock job interview, presentation skills).

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Curricular information is subject to change

Learning Outcomes:

On successful completion of this module, students will be able to gain the basic research and career skills. In order to meet the requirements of today's global market, students will have opportunities to develop their ability to learn new technologies fast and their capacity to work with multi-culture and multi-background partners.

Student Effort Hours: 
Student Effort Type Hours




Autonomous Student Learning




Approaches to Teaching and Learning:
Lectures, tutorials, enquiry and problem-based learning. 
Requirements, Exclusions and Recommendations

Not applicable to this module.

Module Requisites and Incompatibles
Not applicable to this module.
Assessment Strategy  
Description Timing Open Book Exam Component Scale Must Pass Component % of Final Grade
Continuous Assessment: Working on "In-class Exercises" in tutorials/lectures (or participation in virtual classroom) throughout the trimester. There is 1% per In-class Exercise and a maximum of 12 will be given in total. Throughout the Trimester n/a Standard conversion grade scale 40% No


Presentation: Poster and/or oral presentation. Unspecified n/a Standard conversion grade scale 40% No


Continuous Assessment: Written Assignments. Throughout the Trimester n/a Standard conversion grade scale 40% No


Carry forward of passed components
Resit In Terminal Exam
Summer No
Please see Student Jargon Buster for more information about remediation types and timing. 
Feedback Strategy/Strategies

• Feedback individually to students, post-assessment
• Group/class feedback, post-assessment

How will my Feedback be Delivered?

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Name Role
Ms Edel Caraway Lecturer / Co-Lecturer
Dr Kate Collins Lecturer / Co-Lecturer
Dr Léan Ní Chléirigh Lecturer / Co-Lecturer
Mr Enda Carroll Tutor