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A catalogue of modules and programmes available from the School of Electronic and Communications Engineering.

Module Details: COMM1601

This module is used in DT021.1 and DT081.1.

This module is not a prerequisite or corequisite for any other module.

CodeCOMM1601 The unique code for this module.
NameCommunication Studies and I.T. SkillsThe name of this module.
ECTS5The number of credits awarded for successful completion of this module.
SchoolSchool of Control Systems and Electrical EngineeringThe School responsible for this module.
LevelHonours Degree (NQAI level 8)The level of programmes that normally use this module.
Stage1The programme stage at which this module is normally given.
Duration13 weeksThe time that this module usually lasts.
PrerequisiteCodes of any modules that must be completed before this module can be started.
CorequisiteCodes of any modules that must be taken at the same time as this one.
AuthorPaul Gilmer, Paula Kelly, Cecilia ChanThe person who wrote the module descriptor.
KeywordsCommunication SkillsThe areas that this module is related to.
DescriptionThis module deals with the theoretical and practical application of good communication and IT skills with particular relevance to the industrial world. Students will learn the theory and practice of business communication with a strong emphasis on skills development. The course will introduce students to communication theory and principles, communication in the organisation, communication in groups and the various written, oral and visual media used in business. The students will also learn how to use a computer to organise, source, retrieve and present information.A brief description of the module.
Revision04 Jun 2007The date of last revision of this information.
LectureHrs2 hours/weekThe number of hours per week of lectures for this module.
TutorialHrs1 hour/weekThe number of hours per week of tutorials for this module.
LabHrs2 hours/weekThe number of hours per week of practical laboratory work for this module.
DescriptorCOMM1601.pdf (uploaded 15 Nov 2006)Full details of the module.

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