Current Digital Arts and Humanities Students

BA (Hons)Digital Humanities and Information Technology

Introducation

The BA (Hons) (Digital Humanities and Information Technology) is a three-year degree programme.  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) (Ditital 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 Irelan.

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.

First Year - Arts (Digital Humanities and Information Technology)

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, Bealoideas, Celtic Civilisation, Chinese Studies, Economics, English, Geography, German, Greek, Spanish, Italian, Latin, Philosophy, Politics and Religions and Gobal 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, 5 October 2018. The online facility for making changes to subjects will only be open for the first two weeks of Semester 1, i.e. until Friday, 21 September 2018.  Subsequent changes up until Friday, 5 October 2018 must be processed manually through the Student Records and Examinations Office, West Wing, UCC.  Changes fro 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:

2. History*

3. Archaeology, Chinese Studies, German, Latin, Politics, Sociology

5 BĂ©aloideas, 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*.

*Students who take History take 15 credits as follows: HI1004, HI1009, HI1010 (5 credits per module)

Second Year - Arts (Digital Humanities and Information Technology)

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 21 September 2018 (Semester 1) or Friday, 25 January 2019 (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:

CS1106, CS2051, CS2052, CS2510, CS2512, 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)

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, 21 September 2018 (Semester 1) or Friday, 25 January 2019 (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 2015/2016 academic year then they must take CS3052.  If a student entered this programme in or after 2015/2016 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.

Programme Learning Outcomes

Programme Learning Outcomess for BA (Hons) (Digital Humanities and Information Technology) (NFQ Level 8, Major Award)

On successful completion of this programme, students should be able to:

  • Demonstrate an awareness of the development and the major issues and debates in Digital Humanities and Information Technology;
  • Demonstrate an understanding of the principles that underlie elcetronic computation;
  • Demonstrate ability to use digital tools commonly in use in the Digital Humanities to capture and analyse source materials;
  • Use a range of computing technologies and programming languages to implement appropriate computational approaches to real-world applications;
  • Use programming techniques and specialist applications to develop digital media applications;
  • Demonstrate awareness of the main trends in digital learning; devise, implement and update personal learning plans; Participate in collaborative scholarly communities using digital tools;
  • Demonstrate the ability to evaluate technological platforms to curate and deliver digital artefacts and appreciate the social, economic and cultrual ramifications of therse choices;
  • Apply critical, analytical and research skills, and problem-solving skills that are valuable for a wide range of future careers;
  • Identify the elements that are likely to make for effective digital media systems.

 

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