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The BA in Social Sciences and Cultural Innovation seeks to develop in students the knowledge, skills and attitudes required to thrive in a globalised world defined by exponential technological growth, unprecedented access to real-time information, and unparalleled levels of human mobility and interconnectivity. The programme gives you an in-depth understanding of the many forces that define our individual and collective experiences, and is structured around three core pillars relating to the study of Culture, Media and Politics respectively. These pillars can be understood…Find out more
The BA in Journalism offers some scope for specialisation with optional modules, but every student takes the same broad range of core modules in their three years.
An essential element of the final year of the course is an eight-week placement in a media organisation where you’ll trial your abilities in the working world. Every journalism student must complete a relevant work placement arranged or approved by DCU.
For the 2020/21 academic year, the course will feature blended learning, with online and in-person learning opportunities.
With close attention to particular religious traditions, ethical issues, and interreligious dialogue, students will engage with the sources, beliefs, and practices that have shaped the societies and cultures in which we live.
Throughout the course you will take modules on systematic theology, church history, scripture, ethics, world religions, as well as optional ancient languages (Hebrew, Greek, Arabic). In your final year of study you will have the…Find out more
The first two years of the Aviation Management course provide a general introduction to business analysis, the aviation sector and technical aspects of piloting. DCU is recognised as a Registered Training Facility (RTF) by the Irish Aviation Authority (IAA) for the theoretical knowledge needed to acquire the Private Pilot’s Licence (PPL). The Flying element of the PPL is the responsibilty of the student.
The third year of the course begins with a four- to six-month INTRA work placement in a related aviation setting.…Find out more
The Business Studies degree gives you a solid grounding in the many skills required to pursue a successful career in business. The greatest strength of the course is its entrepreneurial focus and relevance to management practice.
In Year One and Two, you'll take modules from a range of business areas including accounting, economics, IT, marketing, management, finance, psychology and law.
In Year Three, you can opt to do a year-long work placement or study abroad at one of our partner universities in Europe.
In your final year, you'll take a number of key modules…Find out more
The Business Studies International course will introduce you to the key disciplines of business with later specialist focus on the international business environment. Throughout the course, you’ll develop vital business skills in areas such as communication, information technology, teamwork and problem solving.
You’ll also acquire proficiency in the foreign language of your choice (French, German, Spanish, Chinese or Japanese). You’ll spend a year studying in a country where your chosen language is spoken.… Find out more
Your first year of the Computer Science course will be devoted to gaining a strong competence in computer programming and to acquiring essential mathematical skills. In subsequent years, specialisms in software engineering will equip you with the necessary skills to create software and innovative ways of using it. Examples include web applications, computer games, mobile applications and the software that is contained in the devices we use on a daily basis (e.g. mobile phones, entertainment systems and cars).
In Year Three, you’ll have the opportunity to spend six months on…Find out more
This four-year BEng degree (with the option to undertake an integrated Masters degree from Year 3 subject to achieving a H2.2 or higher in Years 1 and 2) has a range of academic themes, with each theme addressing a particular aspect of sustainable systems and energy engineering.
- Energy Storage and Recovery
In addition to a foundation in business and management, by the end of your four years you’ll have gained:
· a deep understanding of how key enabling technologies work, as well as their business, economic, and social impacts
· practical knowledge and experience in applying digital technologies in a range of contexts to achieve business objectives
· an innovation mind set and insights into how to ideate and create new products…Find out more
Our Bachelor of Education course is designed to help you become a skilled and creative teacher.
In Years One and Two, students cover the basics needed for teaching. You will come to understand how children think and learn in active ways. Your curriculum courses will prepare you to teach all the subjects of the primary curriculum using approaches that develop children’s understanding and motivation. You’ll also take modules in Psychology, Philosophy Sociology of Education and History of Education.
In Year Three, you will review what you’ve learned to date and will apply it in…Find out more