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The Communications Studies course is structured around four key elements: foundation modules, core modules, production modules and optional modules.
The foundation modules in Year One provide a basic grounding in the disciplines you’ll need for more advanced work in later years.
Core modules in Years Two and Three help you develop a critical awareness of developments in the areas of communication, media and cultural studies.
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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
You’ll select from two language choices that include French, German, Spanish, Japanese and Chinese, as well as foundation modules in linguistics, translation and intercultural studies. You’ll take either two intermediate languages, or one intermediate and one beginner level language. Chinese and Japanese are offered at beginner level only; French is offered at intermediate level only; German and Spanish can be taken at either intermediate or beginner levels.
Year Three is spent studying at one of our partner universities abroad and provides an…Find out more
The course offers intensive jazz and contemporary music education within a focused, supportive learning environment. It is designed to provide a balance of “traditional” jazz techniques alongside contemporary approaches to improvisation, so that students can experience the full breadth of the contemporary music world and develop into creative, versatile and employable musicians.
The degree focuses on giving students the practical skills they must acquire in order to function well in the professional milieu of contemporary jazz, and other musical settings. Due to its…Find out more
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 DCU BSc in Data Science combines the three key skill sets of computing, mathematics and enterprise to provide the core knowledge needed to succeed in this growing area. The course will introduce students to the major concepts in data analytics, management, processing, modelling, visualisation and enterprise. Partnering with industry provides opportunities to engage with real-world problems and data sets. You will learn to program, to study mathematics and learn to apply these skills to data from the real world, communicating the results to different audiences.
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Your first year of the Computer Applications 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…Find out more
Throughout the four years of the Enterprise Computing degree, there are formal lectures, with a strong emphasis on the practical applications in the computer labs, tutorials, ongoing assessments and projects drawn from real-world situations.
Your first year will be devoted to gaining a strong overall competence in computing technologies, such as computers themselves, operating systems, web systems and the Internet, and to acquiring fundamental mathematical skills.
In subsequent years, by specialising in information technology, web systems or networking technologies, you’ll be…Find out more
This degree is the only one of its kind in Ireland. You’ll spend the first two years in DCU, including a work placement, and the final two years in the relevant partner institution abroad, where you study through that country’s language and university system, and do a second work placement.
In your first two years, you’ll gain an understanding of the principles of business by studying subjects such as accounting, finance, economics and marketing. You'll also study North American history, politics and business practice, and also have the option to study a second language.
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