CSC-10056 - Communication, Confidence and Competence
Coordinator: Sandra I Woolley Tel: +44 1782 7 33259
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Level: Level 4
Credits: 15
Study Hours: 150
School Office: 01782 733075

Programme/Approved Electives for 2021/22

None

Available as a Free Standing Elective

No

Co-requisites

None

Prerequisites

None

Barred Combinations

None

Description for 2021/22


Aims
To enable students to understand the requirements of professional practice and to support them in the development of confidence and competence in a range of academic and professional skills for study and communication.

Intended Learning Outcomes

Describe the requirements of professional practice in Computer Science: 1
Apply appropriate academic and professional skills in Computer Science: 1
Communicate information tailored to different audiences in a variety of formats: 1

Study hours

Lectures: 20 hours (will include occasional practical workshop components)
Workshops: 10 hours
Unsupervised coursework preparation: 40 hours
Self study: 80 hours

School Rules

None

Description of Module Assessment

1: Portfolio weighted 100%
A portfolio submission including both report and skills components (equivalent of a 3000-4000 word report).
Using academic, professional and communications skills, students will be asked to communicate presentation materials, demonstrate teamwork skills and prepare an individual report. This will be the equivalent of a 3000-4000 word report.