CSC-10056 - Communication, Confidence and Competence
Coordinator: Charles Day Room: CR110 Tel: +44 1782 7 33411
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Level: Level 4
Credits: 15
Study Hours: 150
School Office: 01782 733075

Programme/Approved Electives for 2024/25


Available as a Free Standing Elective






Barred Combinations


Description for 2024/25

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)
Practicals/Workshops: 10 hours
Unsupervised coursework preparation: 40 hours
Self study: 80 hours

School Rules


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 via presentation materials and prepare an individual report. This will be the equivalent of a 3000-4000 word report.