Data Protection Social Media & IP in Educational Settings

St. Angela's College Sligo


Course Name Data Protection Social Media & IP in Educational Settings
Course Provider St. Angela's College Sligo
Course Code 95370 (Assigned by Qualifax. Not an official code)
Course Type Postgraduate
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Certificate of Attendance National University of Ireland None
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Attendance Options Part time
Location (Districts) Sligo Town
Enrolment and Start Dates Comment Intake: Normally, every second year.
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Duration 1 Semester (12 weeks).
Entry Requirements Level 8 Undergraduate Degree (H2.2) or equivalent. For students without the relevant academic qualification but with relevant previous experience, recognition for prior learning can be awarded.
Comment Module Structure
All on-line modules have a weighting of 15 ECTS. All modules are completed within one semester.

Students may wish to exit with one standalone module or Postgraduate Certificate (completion of two modules or 30 ECTS), Postgraduate Diploma (completion of four modules or 60 ECTS).

Participants may also progress to MA level on successful completion of three modules or 45 ECTS.
Course Content Module Details
Data Protection, Social Media & IP in Educational Settings
There is a duty on education personnel to appreciate the legal pros and cons that come with the digital age and to ensure that the educational setting and the participants therein are duly compliant.
Subjects Taught Areas covered will include the main principles applicable to data in Ireland, emerging issues in social media and intellectual property matters pertaining to educational settings, including policies and procedures to have in place.
Assessment Method Module Assessment
Assessment is continuous, with each module assessed independently through e-tivities, discussion boards and a written assignment or equivalent.

For those who opt not to be assessed, participants may audit a module or modules and receive a Certificate of Attendance.
Number of Credits 15
Further Enquiries Education Department
St. Angela’s College
Lough Gill Sligo

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