2021/2022

BA (Hons) (Digital Humanities and Information Technology) - CK118

NFQ Level 8, Major Award

Note: Every effort has been made to ensure that the programme and module content as described in the University's Calendar and Book of Modules for the 2021-22 academic year are accurate. However, due to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, no guarantee is given that programme/module content, delivery and assessment may not be altered, cancelled, replaced, augmented or otherwise amended. Any changes will ensure the same competencies and Learning Outcomes are met. Programme and/or Module Coordinators will communicate any such changes to students.

The BA (Hons) (Digital Humanities and Information Technology) is a three-year degree progamme. Applicants must fulfil the minimum entry requirement specified here.

To be eligible for the award of the BA (Hons) (Digital Humanities and Information Technology) degree, a student will be required to have achieved 180 credits by obtaining 60 credits in each of First, Second and Third Arts (Digital Humanities and Information Technology). A student may not register for more than 60 credits in one year.

BA (Hons) (Digital Humanities and Information Technology) (International) Pathway (see here)
The BA (Hons) (Digital Humanities and Information Technology) (International) Pathway is a four-year programme which enables students to study abroad for a year in an approved University outside Ireland.

BA (Hons) (Digital Humanities and Information Technology) (Work Experience) Pathway (see here)
The BA (Hons) (Digital Humanities and Information Technology) (Work Experience) Pathway is a four-year programme which enables students to undertake a 60 credit work placement for one academic year, approved by the programme Board of Studies.

In First Arts (Digital Humanities and Information Technology) students take Computer Science (CS) and Arts and Humanities (DH) modules to the value of 45 credits together with one other subject (15 credits) from the following First Arts subjects: Archaeology, Béaloideas, Celtic Civilisation, Chinese Studies, English, Geography, German, Greek, Spanish, Italian, Latin, Philosophy, Politics, and Religions and Global Diversity and Sociology.

See here for Points to Note regarding the above subject choices.

Programme Requirements First Arts (Digital Humanities and Information Technology)

Students take 60 credits as follows:
CS1201 (15 credits) CS1202, CS1203, CS1204, DH1001, DH1002, DH1003 (5 credits per module)
plus one other First Arts subject (15 credits) from those listed below:

3. Archaeology, Chinese Studies, German, Latin, Politics, Sociology
5. Béaloideas, English, Greek, Religions and Global Diversity
6. (a) Geography, Italian
6. (b) Celtic Civilisation, Philosophy, Spanish

#Students can combine a subject from group 6(a) with a subject from 6(b) in first year.

Programme Requirements for Arts subjects begin here*.

Module Semester Information may be found here. Module Descriptions may be found here.

Examinations
Full details of regulations governing Examinations for each programme will be contained in the Marks and Standards 2021/2022 Book, and for each module in the Book of Modules, 2021/2022.

No student may register for Second Arts (Digital Humanities and Information Technology) until he/she has passed the First University Examination in Arts (Digital Humanities and Information Technology). The selection of any module is conditional on the Professor or Lecturer concerned and the College being satisfied that a student is capable of profiting by attendance thereat. Students may not select modules which involve a timetable clash.

Students who wish to take the four-year option with a year abroad must register for the BA (Digital Humanities and Information Technology) (International) Pathway at the beginning of Second Year. Students who wish to take the four-year option with a work placement must register for the BA (Digital Humanities and Information Technology) (Work Experience) Pathway at the beginning of Second Year.

In Second Arts (Digital Humanities and Information Technology) students take Computer Science (CS) and Arts and Humanities (DH) modules to the value of 50 credits together with 10 credits of their chosen minor subject continued from First Year.

Programme Requirements Second Arts (Digital Humanities and Information Technology)

Students take 60 credits as follows:

CS2211, CS2212, CS2213, CS2214, CS2215, CS2517, DH2001, DH2002 (5 credits per module)

plus 10 credits from: DH2006, DH2008, DH2009, DH2011 (5 credits per module)

plus one other Arts subject (10 credits) continued from First Year.

Programme Requirements for Arts subjects begin here, but please note the following:

Geography
Students taking Geography select 10 credits from the following:
GG2005, GG2014, GG2023, GG2024, GG2025, GG2037, GG2041 (5 credits per module)

Module Semester Information may be found here. Module Descriptions may be found here.

Examinations
Full details of regulations governing Examinations for each programme will be contained in the Marks and Standards 2021/2022 Book, and for each module in the Book of Modules, 2021/2022.

Third Year - Arts (Digital Humanities and Information Technology)

No student may register for Third Arts (Digital Humanities and Information Technology) until he/she has passed the Second University Examination in Arts (Digital Humanities and Information Technology).

In Third Arts students take Computer Science (CS) and Arts and Humanities (DH) modules to the value of 50 credits together with 10 credits of their chosen minor subject continued from Second Year.

Programme Requirements Third Arts (Digital Humanities and Information Technology)

Students take 60 credits as follows:

CS3061, CS3062, CS3063, CS3064, DH4001, DH4002 (5 credits per module), DH4003 (20 credits)

plus one other Arts subject (10 credits) continued from First Year.

Programme Requirements for Arts subjects begin here.

Geography
Students take 10 credits from the following:
GG3007, GG3009, GG3010, GG3012, GG3027¹, GG3037, GG3041, GG3043, GG3046, GG3051 (5 credits per module).
Note:
¹ Students taking GG3027 cannot register for SS3033 or SC3007.

Module Semester Information may be found here. Module Descriptions may be found here.

Examinations
Full details of regulations governing Examinations for each programme will be contained in the Marks and Standards 2021/2022 Book, and for each module in the Book of Modules, 2021/2022.

Programme Learning Outcomes for BA (Hons) (Digital Humanities and Information Technology) (NFQ Level 8, Major Award)
On successful completion of this programme, students should be able to:


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