English (UNI001) - 60 FET Credits
The purpose of this module is to raise students' language competency to a B2+ level CEFR-equivalent on the CEFR, equip students with the necessary academic skills required for success in a third-level institution taught through the English language, and to become more autonomous and independent students.
Intercultural Studies and Communications (UNI002) - 10 FET Credits
The aim of this module is to support international students in transitioning to third-level education in Ireland, to support their integration into Irish culture, and to provide students with a solid understanding of the basics of using a computer and the Microsoft Office Suite to complete everyday college assignment tasks confidently.
Mathematics Ordinary (UNI003) - 20 FET Credits
The module aims to enable students to understand mathematical concepts and techniques that promote confidence and provides them with the skills required to progress to further study in higher education. Topics covered are algebra, coordinate geometry, trigonometry, sequences and series, differentiation, probability, and statistics.
The module content will be taught in line with the requirements of the Business and Social Science pathway stream progression degree programmes which are at a lower level than those needed for the Engineering and Science pathway stream.
Business Studies (UNI004) – 15 FET Credits
The purpose of this module is to provide the student with a general introduction to the business environment taking into consideration the relationship between the internal and external environments of an organisation. Prior knowledge of the environments that businesses operate in is crucial to any student contemplating continuing to study business at the undergraduate level.
Information Systems (UNI005) - 15 FET Credits
The purpose of this module is to provide the student with knowledge of a practical approach to understanding information systems, and to describe the role of information systems in the organisation and introduce the student to the fundamentals of electronic business and electronic commerce. This will enable the student to develop an understanding of data processes. It will also support the preparation of students for further study in a wide range of courses, such as Computer Science, Business Computing, Social Science and Engineering.
Global Politics (UNI006) - 15 FET Credits
This module introduces students to the core concepts and issues in Global Politics. It investigates critical phenomena such as war, conflict, culture, and geo-political development. Students will explore issues about past and ongoing societal debates and their associated historical and contemporaneous global contexts.
Introduction to Social Science (UNI007) - 15 FET Credits
This module will introduce students to sociological and ethical perspectives and develops sociological understanding of contemporary society. Sociological concepts are introduced as a way of understanding society locally and globally. Also, the module will help students understand the processes of continuity and social change in society through an exploration of globalisation The module will require students to reflect critically on social arrangements in society through an examination of education, family, and religion.