Full Title:Intercultural Studies 1 (Irish Society)
Module Code:BUSS B7Z03
 
Credits: 5
Valid From:Semester 1 - 2013/14 ( September 2013 )
Module Delivered in 5 programme(s)
Module Description:no description provided
Learning Outcomes:
On successful completion of this module the learner should be able to
  1. Explain the interaction between the individual, culture and society
  2. Recognise and describe the main social institutions
  3. Identify and examine trends in Irish society using sociological concepts
  4. Outline how sociology is used to examine Irish society
 

Module Content & Assessment

Indicative Content
Introducing a sociology of Ireland
Key terms and concepts
Culture and Society
Culture, the individual and the process of socialisation
Social Stratification
Social class and inequality
Patterns of Consumption
Changing patterns of consumption
Social Control
Perspectives on crime and deviance
Assessment Breakdown%
Course Work100.00%

Full Time

Course Work
Assessment Type Assessment Description Outcome addressed % of total Marks Out Of Pass Marks Assessment Date Duration
Project Group project based on current social issues in Irish society (30%). Groups will be interviewed on their project (30%) 1,2 60.00 0 0 Week 11 0
Written Report Series of worksheets completed in/after class based on course material 3,4 40.00 0 0 Week 9 0
No Project
No Practical
No End of Module Formal Examination
Reassessment Requirement
No repeat examination
Reassessment of this module will be offered solely on the basis of coursework and a repeat examination will not be offered.
Reassessment Description
Individual project (written)

DKIT reserves the right to alter the nature and timings of assessment

 

Module Workload & Resources

Workload: Full Time
Workload Type Workload Description Hours Frequency Average Weekly Learner Workload
Lecture No Description 1.00 Every Week 1.00
Tutorial No Description 2.00 Every Week 2.00
Directed Reading No Description 4.00 Every Week 4.00
Independent Study No Description 2.00 Every Week 2.00
Total Weekly Learner Workload 9.00
Total Weekly Contact Hours 3.00
Workload: Part Time
Workload Type Workload Description Hours Frequency Average Weekly Learner Workload
Lecture No Description 2.00 Every Week 2.00
Directed Reading No Description 4.00 Every Week 4.00
Independent Study No Description 3.00 Every Week 3.00
Total Weekly Learner Workload 9.00
Total Weekly Contact Hours 2.00
Resources
Recommended Book Resources
  • McDonald, Bernadette 2009, An Introduction to Sociology in Ireland, 2nd Ed., Gill & Macmillan [ISBN: 9780717145508]
Supplementary Book Resources
  • O'Connell, Michael 2002, Changed Utterly: Ireland and the New Irish Psyche, The Liffey Press
  • Browne, Ken 2005, An Introduction to Sociology, 3rd Ed., Polity [ISBN: 0745632580]
This module does not have any article/paper resources
Other Resources

Module Delivered in

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DK_BBSMA_C(?) Higher Certificate in Business in Business and Management 1 Elective
DK_BBSIS_C Higher Certificate in Business in Business and Technology 1 Elective