LING40370 Research Skills 1

Academic Year 2023/2024

This module introduces students to the T3 module options, introduced students to career planning tools and explores a first set of academic skills through both presentations, group work and exercises.

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Curricular information is subject to change

Learning Outcomes:

+ understand the differences between academic criticism and description.
+ understand how to develop research projects
+ understand career planning tools
+ understand academic English
+ understand how to advertise yourself to potential employers

Indicative Module Content:

Critical thinking, Academic writing, starting and planning a research project, career planing, advertise yourself on social media, understand different career planning tools

Student Effort Hours: 
Student Effort Type Hours


Small Group


Specified Learning Activities




Approaches to Teaching and Learning:
Students will attend face2face or virtual lectures, do exercises and discuss research relevant issues. 
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
Assignment: Students present their social media profile and CV Week 12 n/a Pass/Fail Grade Scale No


Group Project: students will do a mock ethics application Coursework (End of Trimester) n/a Pass/Fail Grade Scale No


Carry forward of passed components
Resit In Terminal Exam
Spring 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?

Not yet recorded.

Name Role
Ms Michelle Coen Lecturer / Co-Lecturer
Stephen Lucek Lecturer / Co-Lecturer
Professor Bettina Migge Lecturer / Co-Lecturer
Mr Feargal Murphy Lecturer / Co-Lecturer
Assoc Professor Máire Ní Chiosáin Lecturer / Co-Lecturer
Dr Sandrine Peraldi Lecturer / Co-Lecturer
Timetabling information is displayed only for guidance purposes, relates to the current Academic Year only and is subject to change.
Lecture Offering 1 Week(s) - Autumn: All Weeks Tues 14:00 - 15:50