Awards
Honours Bachelor Degree
Programme Code: DK_MMWEB_8
 
Mode of Delivery:Full Time, Modular
 
No. of Semesters:8
NFQ Level:8
Programme Credits:240
Programme Short Title:BSc (Hons) in Multimedia Web Dev
Language of Instruction:English
Department:Visual and Human-Centred Computing
 

Programme Outcomes

On successful completion of this programme the learner should be able to :

PO1Knowledge - Breadth
 (a)An understanding of the theory, concepts and methods pertaining to a field (or fields) of learning.
 (b)The learner is expected to have a detailed knowledge and understanding of: the essential facts, major concepts, principles and theories associated with a particular sub-field, or sub-fields of science.
PO2Knowledge - Kind
 (a)Detailed knowledge and understanding in one or more specialised areas, some of it at the current boundaries of the field.
 (b)The learner is expected to have a detailed knowledge of: the terminology and classification systems appropriate to the subject area.
 (c)The learner is expected to have a detailed knowledge of: the theories, paradigms, defining concepts and underlying principles of the subject area.
 (d)The learner is expected to have a detailed knowledge of: advanced methods for acquiring, interpreting and analysing subject-specific information, with a critical understanding of the appropriate contexts for their use through the study of texts and original papers.
 (e)The learner is expected to have a detailed knowledge of: the identification, definition and resolution of complex problems.
 (f)The learner is expected to have a detailed knowledge of: relevant legal and regulatory frameworks.
 (g)The learner is expected to have a detailed knowledge of: current issues of concern to society and an understanding of the philosophical and ethical issues involved.
 (h)The learner is expected to have a detailed knowledge of: some aspects of the defining elements of the subject area as a result of in-depth individual study or research.
 (i)The learner is expected to have a detailed knowledge of: the current knowledge and development of the subject area (including current limits of theoretical and applied knowledge)
PO3Skill - Range
 (a)Demonstrate mastery of a complex and specialized area of skills and tools; use and modify advanced skills and tools to conduct closely guided research, professional or advanced technical activity.
 (b)The learner will be able to: solve complex technical problems.
 (c)The learner will be able to: employ advanced data analysing, synthesising and summarising skills in a scientific work setting.
 (d)The learner will be able to: source, interpret and apply appropriate and referenced literature and other information sources.
 (e)The learner will be able to: work independently within defined time and resource boundaries.
 (f)The learner will be able to: effectively and safely operate a range of complex laboratory and other relevant equipment.
 (g)The learner will be able to: apply advanced numerical and statistical analysis skills.
 (h)The learner will be able to: maintain detailed records of activities.
 (i)The learner will be able to: communicate scientific information in a variety of forms to specialist and non-specialist audiences.
 (j)The learner will be able to: design a relevant programme of investigation.
PO4Skill - Selectivity
 (a)Exercise appropriate judgement in a number of complex planning, design, technical and/or management functions related to products, services, operations or processes, including resourcing.
 (b)The learner will be able to: think independently and make effective decisions.
 (c)The learner will be able to: recognise and respect the views of others
 (d)The learner will be able to: contribute fully to the day-to-day operations of a scientific industry or other scientific work setting.
 (e)The learner will be able to: make decisions in relation to a complex or highly regulated environment.
 (f)The learner will be able to: formulate and test hypotheses.
 (g)The learner will be able to: appreciate limits of knowledge in a scientific area and respond appropriately
PO5Competence - Context
 (a)Use advanced skills to conduct research, or advanced technical or professional activity, accepting accountability for all related decision making; transfer and apply diagnostic and creative skills in a range of contexts.
 (b)The learner will be able to: use advanced scientific skills to critically interpret existing knowledge and apply in new situations.
 (c)The learner will be able to: make and report appropriate decisions and take responsibility for such decisions.
 (d)The learner will be able to: behave ethically, in a range of work settings.
 (e)The learner will be able to: present and engage in debate relating to general scientific issues.
PO6Competence - Role
 (a)Act effectively under guidance in a peer relationship with qualified practitioners; lead multiple, complex and heterogeneous groups.
 (b)The learner will be able to: reflect on own practices.
 (c)The learner will be able to: accept responsibility for the work of self and others.
 (d)The learner will be able to: develop and train staff to meet changing technical needs.
 (e)The learner will be able to: plan for effective project implementation and manage the organisation of tasks, people and resources.
 (f)The learner will be able to: participate constructively in a complex team environment within a scientific field
PO7Competence - Learning to Learn
 (a)Learn to act in variable and unfamiliar learning contexts; learn to manage learning tasks independently, professionally and ethically.
 (b)The learner will be able to: identify knowledge gaps and source and undertake self-learning to fill the gaps.
 (c)The learner will be able to: demonstrate an awareness of the need for enhanced technical competencies and continuing professional development
 (d)The learner will be able to: evidence a commitment to continuing education and lifelong learning.
PO8Competence - Insight
 (a)Express a comprehensive, internalised, personal world view manifesting solidarity with others.
 (b)The learner will be able to: develop a capacity for social responsibility
 (c)The learner will be able to: contribute to the development of the role of the scientist in society.
 (d)The learner will be able to: demonstrate the capacity to draw complex information together and present in an understandable format.
 (e)The learner will be able to: demonstrate the capacity to acknowledge the current issues of concern to society and an understanding of the philosophical and ethical issues involved.
 (f)The learner will be able to: demonstrate a questioning attitude to the assumptions, both overt and covert, underlying modern science.
 

Semester Schedules

Stage 1 / Semester 1

Mandatory
Module Code Module Title
DESG U7001 Creative Design
PHOT C7001 Digital Photography
PROG C8Z27 Introduction to Programming
DBMS C8Z07 Digital Systems
MMED M8012 Introduction to Web Technologies ( Part 1 of 2 )
 

Stage 1 / Semester 2

Mandatory
Module Code Module Title
MMED M8013 Visual Literacy
PROG C8Z01 Programming Principles
MMED M8015 Authoring for the Web IADD
MMED M8016 Storytelling, Creativity and Innovation
MMED M8012 Introduction to Web Technologies ( Part 2 of 2 )
 

Stage 2 / Semester 1

Mandatory
Module Code Module Title
MMED M8023 Object Oriented Programming IADD
INET C8Z07 Web Programming ( Part 1 of 2 )
DBMS C8010 Database Systems
MMED M8021 Rich Web Applications ( Part 1 of 2 )
MEDA M8022 Sound Design 1
COMM U7003 Visual Communications
 

Stage 2 / Semester 2

Mandatory
Module Code Module Title
MMED M8017 Sound Design 2
MEDA M8018 Creative Media Project Management
MMED M8019 Group Project 1: IADD
SWRE C7004 Software Testing
INET C8Z07 Web Programming ( Part 2 of 2 )
MMED M8021 Rich Web Applications ( Part 2 of 2 )
 

Stage 3 / Semester 1

Mandatory
Module Code Module Title
INET C8016 Web Frameworks
MMED M8025 Human Computer Interaction
MMED M8030 Digital Video Editing
MMED M8027 Creative Industries Governance
MMED M8029 Business Analysis IADD
MMED M8028 Group Project 2: IADD
 

Stage 3 / Semester 2

Mandatory
Module Code Module Title
MMED M8031 Work Placement: IADD
 

Stage 4 / Semester 1

Mandatory
Module Code Module Title
MMED M8032 Research Methods
MMED M8033 Team Project: IADD ( Part 1 of 2 )
MMED M8034 Content Management Systems
COMP C8026 Application Security
Elective
Module Code Module Title
MMED C8Z02 Sound Synthesis
SWRD C8018 Human Factors in Design
 

Stage 4 / Semester 2

Mandatory
Module Code Module Title
MMED M8007 Cloud Based Web Services
MMED M8033 Team Project: IADD ( Part 2 of 2 )
Elective
Module Code Module Title
MMED M8038 Sound Design & Implementation
MMED M8039 Mobile Authoring
CULT C8Z01 Designing for Cultural Diversity