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2019/2020

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

NFQ Level 8, Major Award

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, Economics, 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.

Change of Subject (First Year only)

Changes to First Year subjects will be allowed, provided subject prerequisites are met, up to four weeks after the start of Semester 1, i.e. until Friday, 4 October 2019. The online facility for making changes to subjects will only be open for the first two weeks of Semester 1, i.e. until Friday, 20 September 2019. Subsequent changes up until Friday, 4 October 2019 must be processed manually through the Student Records and Examinations Office, West Wing, UCC. Changes for FETAC and Mature students and any other student not presenting with a Leaving Certificate must be processed manually through the College of Arts, Celtic Studies and Social Sciences Office, G31, O'Rahilly Building. Change of Subject Forms are available here.

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, Economics, 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 2019/2020 Book, and for each module in the Book of Modules, 2019/2020.

Three Year Rule
Students must pass the First University Examination in Arts (Digital Humanities and Information Technology) within three academic years from the date of first registration for First Year. Failure to comply with this rule means that the student will be ineligible to proceed further with his/her studies. Exceptions to this rule may be granted by the College of Arts, Celtic Studies and Social Sciences, only for very serious reasons.

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.

Change of Module
Students wishing to register a change of module must do so via the Student Portal no later than two weeks after the start of each Semester, i.e. by Friday, 20 September 2019 (Semester 1) or Friday, 24 January 2020 (Semester 2). Semester 1 modules cannot be changed in Semester 2. No changes in registration will be allowed after these deadlines.

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: DH2005, DH2006, DH2007, DH2008 (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, GG2025, GG2037, GG2040, GG2041 (5 credits per module)

Economics
Students taking Economics select 10 credits from the following:
EC2100, EC2110, EC2200, EC2211 (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 2019/2020 Book, and for each module in the Book of Modules, 2019/2020.

Three Year Rule
Students must pass the Second University Examinations in Arts (Digital Humanities and Information Technology) within three academic years from the date of first registration for Second Year. Failure to comply with this rule means that the student will be ineligible to proceed further with his/her studies. Exceptions to this rule may be granted by the College of Arts, Celtic Studies and Social Sciences, only for very serious reasons.

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.

Change of Module
Students wishing to register a change of module must do so via the Student Portal no later than two weeks after the start of each Semester, i.e. by Friday, 20 September 2019 (Semester 1) or Friday, 24 January 2020 (Semester 2). Semester 1 modules cannot be changed in Semester 2. No changes in registration will be allowed after these deadlines.

Programme Requirements Third Arts (Digital Humanities and Information Technology)

Students take 60 credits as follows:

CS3051, CS3052** or CS4413, CS4624, CS4625, DH4001, DH4002 (5 credits per module), DH4003 (20 credits)

** If a student entered this programme prior to the 2015/16 academic year then they must take CS3052. If a student entered this programme in or after 2015/16 academic year then they must take CS4413.

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, GG3012, GG3027¹, GG3037, GG3041, GG3043, GG3045, GG3046, GG3048, 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 2019/2020 Book, and for each module in the Book of Modules, 2019/2020.

Three Year Rule
Students must pass the Third University Examinations in Arts (Digital Humanities and Information Technology) within three academic years from the date of first registration for Third Year. Failure to comply with this rule means that the student will be ineligible to proceed further with his/her studies. Exceptions to this rule may be granted by the College of Arts, Celtic Studies and Social Sciences, only for very serious reasons.

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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