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Module Specifications

Archived Version 2019 - 2020

Module Title INTRA Work Placement: MSHC
Module Code CM588
School School of Communications

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Module Co-ordinatorMr Brian TrenchOffice Number
NFQ level 9 Credit Rating 5
Pre-requisite None
Co-requisite None
Compatibles None
Incompatibles None

In this module students are placed in temporary employment in a company or agency that engages significantly in science communication. They are required to take part in that work and to report on their contribution.

Learning Outcomes

1. Apply practical experience and skills to given tasks in public communication of science
2. Describe different kinds of science communication practice based on personal experience
3. Identify strengths and weaknesses in various policies and organisational contexts for public communication of science

Workload Full-time hours per semester
Type Hours Description
Integrated training (INTRA)125No Description
Total Workload: 125

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

Work experience
Students work in an agency or enterprise as directed by the person to whom they are responsible

Work experience report
Students report, according an established template, on their work experience, relating that experience to the content of their programme

Assessment Breakdown
Continuous Assessment100% Examination Weight0%
Course Work Breakdown
TypeDescription% of totalAssessment Date
Reassessment Requirement
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
Indicative Reading List

    Other Resources

    Programme or List of Programmes
    MSHCMSc in Science and Health Communication