Information & Communication Studies - Digital Technology

University College Dublin


Course Name Information & Communication Studies - Digital Technology
Course Provider University College Dublin
Course Code IS10060
Course Type Lifelong Learning
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Attendance Options Part time
Location (Districts) Belfield
Enrolment and Start Dates Comment TRIMESTER: Spring
Application Date 2022-2023 Academic Year
Pre-Registration for Autumn 2022 will be reopening in August!

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Duration Spring Trimester - January to May

Student Effort Hours:
Student Effort Type Hours
Lectures 22
Specified Learning Activities 79
Online Learning 24
Total 125

Approaches to Teaching and Learning:
2 lectures per week, with a quiz on the completion of each topic.
2 group exercises.
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Eligibility Requirements, Exclusions and Recommendations
Learning Exclusions:
Students registered on ANY programme offered by the School of Electrical and Electronic Engineering OR by the School of Computer Science are NOT eligible to take this module.

Module Requisites and Incompatibles
COMP20020 - Digital Systems, COMP30010 - Foundations of Computing, COMP30030 - Introduction to AI, EEEN20050 - Digital Electronics
Course Content

Expand+IS10060 Digital Technology
Academic Year 2022/2023

How do mobile phones actually work? Why are binary and hexadecimal of fundamental importance to computers? What should I look out for when buying a laptop? How do I read a CPU spec? What is the d...

Number of Credits 5
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