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Current Academic Year 2023 - 2024

Please note that this information is subject to change.

Module Title Year Abroad (Joint Honours)
Module Code HSS303
School Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences
Module Co-ordinatorSemester 1: Alicia Castillo Villanueva
Semester 2: Alicia Castillo Villanueva
Autumn: Alicia Castillo Villanueva
Module TeachersAlicia Castillo Villanueva
NFQ level 8 Credit Rating 60
Pre-requisite None
Co-requisite None
Compatibles None
Incompatibles None

Learning Outcomes

1. Demonstrate an increased understanding of the academic disciplines relevant to their degree.
2. Demonstrate an increased understanding of the host culture; its history, literature and politics.
3. Demonstrate a complex understanding of intercultural issues as they relate to familiar cultures and the host culture.
4. Articulate responses to intercultural issues as they relate to familiar cultures and the target culture and ground these in both experience and theory.
5. Describe and compare additional perspectives on their chosen subjects.

Workload Full-time hours per semester
Type Hours Description
Total Workload: 0

All module information is indicative and subject to change. For further information,students are advised to refer to the University's Marks and Standards and Programme Specific Regulations at: http://www.dcu.ie/registry/examinations/index.shtml

Indicative Content and Learning Activities

As prescribed by host institution in relation to modules taken by student and approved by the exchange coordinator

Assessment Breakdown
Continuous Assessment100% Examination Weight0%
Course Work Breakdown
TypeDescription% of totalAssessment Date
Reassessment Requirement Type
Resit arrangements are explained by the following categories;
1 = A resit is available for all components of the module
2 = No resit is available for 100% continuous assessment module
3 = No resit is available for the continuous assessment component
This module is category 2
Indicative Reading List

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