INTERFACULTY DEGREES and DEGREE DIPLOMAS

CONTENTS

Bachelor of Business and Legal Studies Degree

Bachelor of Business and Legal Studies Degree Level 1

Bachelor of Business and Legal Studies Degree Level 2

Bachelor of Business and Legal Studies Degree Level 3

Bachelor of Business and Legal Studies Degree Level 4

Degree of Business and Legal Studies(European)

Certificate in Food Safety Auditing

Higher Diploma in Development Studies

Higher Diploma in Equality Studies

Higher Diploma in Learning Disability Studies

Higher Diploma in Religious Education

Higher Diploma in Social & Vocational Rehabilitation

Higher Diploma in Visual Psychotherapy

Diploma in European Environment Conservation Management

Master of Development Studies Degree

Master in European Studies Degree

M Econ Science in European Economic and Public Affairs Degree

Master in European Economic and Public Affairs Degree

Masters of Equality Studies Degree

Masters of Equality Studies Degree (By Research)

Master of Equine Studies Degree

Master of Landscape Architecture Degree

Masters in Religious Education

Master of Science (Psychotherapy) Degree Examination

Master of Science Degree (Disability Management)

Master of Science (Rehabilitation Studies)

Master of Science Degree (Technology Management)

Master of Science in Developmental Disabilities




IFBDF0001 BACHELOR OF BUSINESS AND LEGAL STUDIES (BBLS)



IFBDF0001 LEVEL 1 COURSES

Legal Studies SubjectsMarks   No. of   
Papers
Credits
LAW 1501Constitutional Law    400110
LAW 1502Law of Contract400110
LAW 1503Law of Tort400110
 
Business Studies SubjectsMarksNo. of
Papers
Credits
 
BMGT 1002Management Principles and Business Environment   30017.5
BMGT 1004Organisation Behaviour30017.5
ACC 1002Financial Accounting30017.5
ECON 1105Principles of Economics30017.5


Standards



PROGRESS FROM LEVEL 1 TO LEVEL 2

  1. Students who obtain a total of 60 credits on the combined results of the Summer and Autumn examinations of the Level 1 courses are eligible for unrestricted entry into Level 2 courses.
  2. To enter Level 2, students must satisfy the following conditions after combining the results of the Summer and Autumn examinations of Level 1:
    1. obtain 30 credits in business courses, and
    2. pass two legal studies subjects. Students are permitted to carry the remaining legal studies subject to Level 2.
    Students who have not passed at least two legal studies subjects are not eligible for entry into Level 2, but may repeat the subjects failed in the following year’s examinations.
    If a student satisfies the legal studies requirement as stated in point (b) above, but fails to satisfy the requirements of point (a), then that student cannot progress to Level 2 without the permission of the Faculty of Commerce. Credits for outstanding Level 1 courses must be obtained before entering Level 3.
  3. All courses in BBLS Level 1 must be passed within two years of entering Level 1. Otherwise the student may not remain in the programme.


IFBDF0001 LEVEL 2 COURSES

Legal Studies SubjectsNo. of
Marks   Papers   Credits
Option400111
Option400111
Option400111

Business Studies SubjectsNo. of
Marks   Papers   Credits
MIS 1002Business Statistics30017.5
ACC 2003Management Accounting30016.00
ACC 2005Financial Accounting30016.00
MIS 1005Introduction to Computers and Information Systems   15013.75
BCOM 2208Economics for Law and Business15013.75

Standards



PROGRESS FROM LEVEL 2 TO LEVEL 3

Students who pass at least two legal studies courses in Level 2 are eligible to enter Level 3, subject to having passed all Level 1 courses.



IFBDF0001 LEVEL 3 COURSES

Legal Studies SubjectsNo. of
Marks   Papers   Credits
Option400112
Law 3501Law of European Union   400112
Option400112

Business Studies SubjectsNo. of
MarksPapersCredits
FIN 2004Finance30016.00
BMGT 2003Business Logistics and Operations Management   30016.00
HRM 2003Managing Employee Relations30016.00
MKT 2003Marketing30016.00

Standards



PROGRESS FROM LEVEL 3 TO LEVEL 4



LEVEL 4 COURSES

IFBDF0005 Mode 1

Legal Studies SubjectsNo. of
Marks   Papers   Credits
Option400110
Option400110
Option400110

Business Studies SubjectsNo. of
Marks   Papers   Credits
BMGT 3003Strategy Formulation and Implementation24016.00
Option24016.00
Option24016.00
Option24016.00
Option24016.00


IFBDF0006 Mode II

Legal Studies SubjectsNo. of
Marks   Papers   Credits
Option400110
Option400110
Option400110
Option400110
LAW 4508Minor Dissertation80-2


Business Studies SubjectsNo. of
Marks   Papers   Credits
BMGT 3003Strategy Formulation and Implementation   24016.00
Option24016.00
Option24016.00


IFBDF0007 Mode III

Legal Studies SubjectsNo. of
Marks   Papers   Credits
Option400110
Option400110


Business Studies SubjectsNo. of
Marks   Papers   Credits
BMGT 3003 Strategy Formulation and Implementation   24016.00
Option24016
Option24016
Option24016
Option24016
Option24016
Option24016

The total mark for students pursuing Modes I is 4,800. The total marks for Legal Studies subjects in this Mode is 2,400 and the total marks of Business Studies subjects is 2,400.
The total marks for students pursuing Modes II is 4,800. The total marks for Legal Studies subjects in this Mode is 2,880 and the total marks for Business Studies is 1,920.
The total marks for a student pursuing Mode III is 4,880. The total marks for Legal Studies subjects in this Mode is 2,000 and the total marks for Business Studies subjects is 2,880.



The standards for all three Modes are as follows:

First Class: (a) At least 70% of total marks or (b) at least 68% in the total marks for Legal Studies subjects and at least 68% in the total marks for Business Studies subjects.
Second Class Honours Grade I: (a) At least 62% of total marks or (b) at least 60% in the total marks for Legal Studies subjects and at least 60% in the total marks for Business Studies subjects.
Second Class Honours Grade II: (a) At least 55% of total marks or (b) at least 53% in the total marks for Legal Studies subjects and at least 53% in the total marks for Business Studies subjects.
Third Class Honours: (a) At least 50% of total marks or (b) at least 48% in the total marks for Legal Studies subjects and at least 48% in the total marks for Business Studies subjects.
Pass Mark: At least 40% of total marks.

DEGREE OF BACHELOR OF BUSINESS & LEGAL STUDIES (EUROPEAN)

IFBDF0012  BBLS European Year 3
IFBDF0014  BBLS European Year 4 Mode I
IFBDF0015  BBLS European Year 4 Mode II
IFBDF0016  BBLS European Year 4 Mode III

LEVEL 1 AND 2 COURSES and PROGRESS FROM LEVEL 1 TO LEVEL 2 is the same as that for the Bachelor of Business & Legal Studies Degree.

PROGRESS FROM LEVEL 2 TO LEVEL 3
Permission to transfer into the Level 3 is conditional upon the student having passed all his or her Level 1 and Level 2 examinations.

Level 3 consists of approved courses taken by the student in the host university. In order to progress to Level 4, students must perform satisfactorily in the examinations in each of these courses. Honours are not awarded in Level 3 nor are honours recorded for individual courses.

LEVEL 4 COURSES and Level 4 Modes are the same as those in the Bachelor of Business & Legal Studies Degree. However, the total marks are as follows:

The total marks for students pursuing Mode I is 2,400.  The total marks for Legal Studies subject in this Mode is 1,200 and the total marks for Business Studies subjects is 1,200.
The total marks for students pursuing Mode II is 2,400.  The total marks for Legal Studies subject in this mode is 1,680 and the total marks for Business Studies subjects is 720.
The total marks for students pursuing Mode III is 2,480.  The total marks for Legal Studies subject in this Mode is 800 and the total marks for Business Studies subjects is 1,680.

The standards for all these Modes are the same as for the Bachelor of Business and Legal Studies Degree.



IFCTP0016 CERTIFICATE IN FOOD SAFETY AUDITING

Allocation of Marks(500)
Written paper150
Audit Reports150
Assignment50
Assessment150


IFHDF0001 (FT)/IFHDP0002 (PT) HIGHER DIPLOMA IN DEVELOPMENT  STUDIES (HDipDevSt)



IFHDF0003 (FT) HIGHER DIPLOMA IN EQUALITY STUDIES (HDipEqualS)

Part I
   Five Compulsory subject areas
-   100 marks each500
Part II
 Three optional subject areas
-   100 marks each  300
Total Marks800


IFHDP0007 HIGHER DIPLOMA IN LEARNING DISABILITY STUDIES (HDipLDS)

ModuleMarks
1. LDIS P001Lifespan Development Issues100
2. LDIS P002Philosophies and Models100
3. LDIS P003Policy and Legislation100
4. LDIS P004Teamwork and Partnership100
5. LDIS P005Assistive Technology100
6. LDIS P006Research Practice100
7. LDIS P007Barriers to inclusion100
8. LDIS P008Individual Research Project100
Total800
 
 
Honours Standard:First Class70%
Second Class60%
Pass Standard40%

Candidates who do not obtain the pass mark in a particular module may compensate in up to two modules provided they do not fall below 30% in either of them and have sufficient surplus marks in other modules in excess of the pass mark to cover this deficiency



IFHDP0006 HIGHER DIPLOMA IN RELIGIOUS EDUCATION

The examination for the Higher Diploma in Religious Education will consist of two parts:

PART I
Written examinations take place at the end of each year of this two year course. There are five papers of three hours each from the subjects listed below in both years. Year 1 subjects carry marks of 200 per subject while Year 2 subjects carry marks of 160 each. In addition, a dissertation carrying 200 marks will be undertaken in Year 2.

Religious Education
RE P101Religious Education
RE P102Systematic Theology
RE P103Scripture
RE P104Morality
RE P105Liturgy/Anthropology
 
RE P201
RE P202Systematic Theology
RE P203Scripture
RE P204Morality
RE P205Liturgy/Spirituality
RE P206Dissertation
PART II
Supervised teaching of Religious Education assessed on five-point grading system, A, B, C, D, E. Teaching is supervised in both years and there is one assessment at the end of the second year. Candidates who obtain an E grading will not be allowed to proceed to the written examination.
Pass
An aggregate mark of 45% is required in the written examination. Compensation may be allowed between papers in the one examination at the discretion of the Board, provided that a candidate does not fall below 40% in that area. A candidate who fails the written examination as a whole in a year, but who reaches the pass mark of 45% in at least three papers, may be exempted from these papers at the subsequent examination. A candidate who obtains such exemptions must pass the remaining areas at one examination.
Second Class Honours
An aggregate mark of at least 60% in the written examination, provided that the candidate does not fall below 50% in any one paper, together with at least a Grade B in teaching assessment or an aggregate mark of at least 55% in the written examination, provided the candidate does not fall below 50% in any of the areas, together with a Grade A in teaching assessment.
First Class Honours
An aggregate mark of at least 70% in the written examination, provided the candidate does not fall below 60% in any one paper, together with at least a Grade B in teaching assessment or an aggregate mark of at least 65% in the written examination, provided the candidate does not fall below 60% in any of the six areas, together with a Grade A in teaching assessment.
Repeats
A candidate who failed in Part I but was awarded at least a Grade D in Part II at the Summer examination will be permitted to re-sit for the paper(s) in the following Autumn. The candidate will be allowed to carry forward the teaching assessment of at least Grade D from the Summer to the following Autumn examination. S/he cannot however, be awarded Honours in the examination. Students who do not pass the examination for the Higher Diploma in Religious Education may re-present for the written examination on not more than three further occasions. Teaching practice may not be repeated more than once.


IFHDP0009 (PT) HIGHER DIPLOMA IN SOCIAL AND VOCATIONAL REHABILITATION

Marks   Exam   Year
DSVR P004Social, Cultural & Disability Awareness/ Learning and Development   20011
SPOL P921Research20011
DSVR P007Counselling Skills Development10002
DSVR P001Rehabilitation Practice 110011
DSVR P002Rehabilitation Management200l1
DSVR P005Legislation & Policy10012
DSVR P006Contours of Employment 10012

Standards

First Class Honours - 70% overall
Second Class Honours - 60% overall
Pass - 40% overall

Honours are awarded provided the candidate does not fall below 40% in more than one subject. Compensation is allowed in any one subject provided the candidate does not fall below 30% in such subject and has a sufficient surplus in other subjects to cover the deficiency. Students who have attained at least 60% in the First Year Diploma examinations may apply to be considered for admission to the second year of the MSc (Rehabilitation Studies).



IFHDP0010 HIGHER DIPLOMA IN VISUAL PSYCHOTHERAPY

First Class Honours70%
Second Class Honours   60%
Pass Standard50%
Marks
PSYC P003Clinical Supervision30
PSYC P004Special Study Project30
PSYC P005Long Case Study20
PSYC P006Research Protocol10
PSYC P007Written Examination10

Part of the Special Study Project and the Long Case Study will be by oral examination.

Honours will normally only be awarded if all components of the course are passed at the first attempt.

EXEMPTION
Exemptions may be awarded where candidates have already studied a component of the course as part of their professional qualifications. This will be at the discretion of the M Sc. In Psychotherapy Board of Studies.



IFDPF0005 DIPLOMA IN EUROPEAN ENVIRONMENT CONSERVATION MANAGEMENT

Distribution of marks

*150 at each Semester Exam
**Assessed at end of 2nd Semester
Section I
Written Examinations 50%
 
Section II
Pratical Work and Assessments 40%
Project 10%
100%
Written Examinations
Marks
Semester I Paper I 125
Paper II 125
Semester II Paper I 125
Paper II 125
500 marks
Practical Work & Continual Assessment
Semester I + II Continual Assessment 100 marks}
Essays and Assignments 200 marks}*
Semester I + II Practical/Field Notebook** 75 marks
 
Project Report 125 marks
500 marks
Total 1000 marks
 
Pass and Honours Standard:
First Class Honours 70+%
Second Class Honours 55 - 69%
Pass Standard 40 - 54%


IFMXF0001 (FT)/ IFMXP0002 (PT) DEGREE OF MASTER OF DEVELOPMENT STUDIES (MDevSt)



IFMXF0008 M.A.DEGREE IN EUROPEAN STUDIES

The Grading Scheme is as follows

Pass40 - 59%
Second Class Honours   60 - 69%
First Class Honours70%+

Allocation of grades

Maximum Possible 1000
 
Part I: Core Course 100
Part II: Language component 100
Part III: Thesis 400
Part IV: Written Examinations & Course Work (4 courses x 100 marks)    400

General regulations



IFMXF0009 M.ECON.SC. IN EUROPEAN ECONOMIC AND PUBLIC AFFAIRS

The Grading Scheme is as follows

Pass40 - 59%
Second Class Honours   60 - 69%
First Class Honours70%+

Allocation of grades

Maximum Possible 1000
 
Thesis 400
Term papers 200
Written Examinations & Course Work    400

General regulations

  1. No compensation is allowed across for course disciplines (business, economics ,politics and Law). Compensation will be allowed between courses of the same discipline if a grade of at least 35% has been achieved in the examination failed. If the grade obtained is less than 35%, that examination must be repeated.

    Compensation does not apply between examinations and the dissertation.

  2. The dissertation must be submitted by 15th August of the year of registration. The maximum mark that can be awarded any thesis submitted after this date is 60%. This rule may be waived in exceptional circumstances


IFMXF0010 MA EUROPEAN ECONOMIC AND PUBLIC AFFAIRS

See M.Econ.Sc. European Economic and Public Affairs



IFMXF0003 (FT)/ IFMXP0004 (PT) DEGREE OF MASTER OF EQUALITY STUDIES (MEqualS)

Part I
EQUL P100 Five compulsory subject areas
- 100 marks each 500
Part II
EQUL P200 Three optional subject areas
- 100 marks each 300
Part III
EQUL P300 Minor Thesis
500
Total Marks 1,300


IFMRF0001 (FT)/IFMRP0002 (PT) MASTER OF EQUALITY STUDIES (RESEARCH)

The Master of Equality Studies (Research) is undertaken by research only. The M.Equality Studies Degree (Research) is awarded or withheld. In the case of an exceptionally outstanding performance, however, the degree may be awarded ‘with Distinction’. An oral examination may be held if the Examiners so decide



IFMXF0005 DEGREE OF MASTER OF EQUINE STUDIES (MEqS)

In order to qualify for admission to the Masters course candidates must obtain a minimum of 60% in the Diploma Examination and not less than 55% in any Part. In addition they will be required to obtain a pass mark of 50% in the thesis

Part 1
EQIN P001 Anatomy and Physiology
130
Part 2
EQIN P002 Husbandry
170
Part 3
EQIN P003 Health and Disease
130
Part 4
EQIN P004 Agribusiness, Organisation and Management
170
Part 5
EQIN P005 Oral Examination
200
Part 6
EQIN P006 Project
200
EQIN P007 Thesis 500
Total Marks 1,500
 
Pass: 50%
Distinction: 70%


IFMXF0006 DEGREE OF MASTER OF LANDSCAPE ARCHITECTURE (MLArch)

1st Year Masters in Landscape Architecture Examination
LARC P101Landscape Sciences14 Credits350
LARC P102Landscape Technology14 Credits350
LARC P103Landscape Design Theory10 Credits250
LARC P104Landscape Design Studio22 Credits550
 
Total: 60 Credits1,500 Marks
Masters of Landscape Architecture
LARC P201Landscape Planning14 Credits350
LARC P202Landscape Management10 Credits250
LARC P203Professional Practice & Planning Law6 Credits150
LARC P204Landscape Design Studio30 Credits750
LARC P205Dissertation20 Credits500
 
Total: 80 Credits2,000 Marks


IFMXP0011 MASTERS IN RELIGIOUS EDUCATION

  1. An additional paper to be taken in first year, Research methods at 300 marks.
  2. Thesis mark to adjusted to 2000.
  3. Thesis to contain a maximum of 25,000 words.
RE P301 Year 1 (5 subjects at 300 marks each) 1,500
RE P302 Year 2 (4 subjects at 300 marks each) 1,200
RE P303 Dissertation 2,000
Total Marks 4700


IFMXP0002 M.SC. (PSYCHOTHERAPY) DEGREE EXAMINATION

Marks
PSCO P301 Written Examinations 300
PSCO P302 Clinical Training 350
PSCO P303 Thesis 350
1,000


IFMRP0001 MASTER OF SCIENCE (M.Sc.) DISABILITY MANAGEMENT

The degree is taken by thesis.
Standards
First Class Honours70% overall
Second Class Honours60% overall
Pass45% overall


IFMXP0009 MASTER OF SCIENCE (REHABILITATION STUDIES)

Marks Exam Year
DSVR P004 Social, Cultural and Disability Awareness/ Learning and Development    200 1 1
SPOL P921 Research 200 1 1
DSVR P310 Counselling Skills Development 100 0 2
DSVR P001 Rehabilitation Practice 1 100 1 1
DSVR P002 Rehabilitation Management 200 l 1
DSVR P304 Legislation & Policy 100 1 2
DSVR P309 Contours of Employment 100 1 2
DSVR P308 Rehabilitation Practice 2 100 0 2
DSVR P306 Placement Portfolio 100 0 2
DSVR P307 Dissertation 300 0 2

Standards

First Class Honours - 70% Overall
Second Class Honours - 60% Overall
Pass - 40% Overall

Honours are awarded provided the candidate does not fall below 40% in more than one subject. Compensation is allowed in any one subject provided that the candidate does not fall below 30% in such subject and has a sufficient surplus in other subjects to cover the deficiency.

Students who do not complete the requirements of the Masters programme satisfactorily, or who fail to do so within the time limits set by the Faculty may be awarded the Higher Diploma in Social and Vocational Rehabilitation.

Students are required to attain an overall average of 60% in the first year examination and have passed all examination papers before being admitted to the second year of the Masters degree. Students who fail to attain an overall 60%, but who pass all papers may be permitted to transfer to the second year of the Higher Diploma in Social and Vocational Rehabilitation, subject to the approval of Faculty. All writtten work must be submitted in order to fulfil the requirements of the course.



IFMXP0007 MASTER OF SCIENCE (M.Sc.) TECHNOLOGY MANAGEMENT

Subjects:Marks
ACC P621 Management Accounting 100
MEEN P004 Quantitative Methods for Management    100
MIS P622 Management Information Systems 100
BMGT P640 Organisation and Innovation I 100
FIN P623 Finance 100
BMGT P642 Organisation and Innovation II 100
BMGT P641 Business Strategy 100
BMGT P644 Technology Strategy I 100
BMGT P643 Marketing New Products 100
ECON P200 Business Economics 100
BMGT P645 Operations Strategy 100
BMGT P646 Technology Strategy II 100
MEEN P001 Product Design and Development 200
MEEN P002 Manufacturing Systems Design 100
BMGT P647 Development Portfolio Management 100
BMGT P648 Development Project Management 100
BMGT P649 Economics and Technology Policy 100
BMGT P650 Organisational Renewal 100
MEEN P003 Emerging Technologies 100
BMGT P651 New Business Development 100
BMGT P652 Major Project and Project Seminar 300

The subject Product Design and Development is project based. Of the total marks, 125 will be assigned for project work, and 75 to the final written examination.

In the remaining subjects, up to 40 marks out of 100 can be allotted to assignments carried out during the course.
The course is taught over two years, commencing in January of each year. It is examined in three parts.

Part 1 will be examined in May and December of the first year. The subjects examined are those completed in the previous half year. The subjects examined in Part 1 will consist of prescribed subjects from the above list, with cumulative marks of at least 1000. The prescribed list will be notified annually to the Board of Studies for the degree, not later than December of the year prior to the commencement of Part 1.

Part 2 will be examined in May and December of the second year. The subjects examined will be those taught in the preceding half year. The subjects to be examined will consist of prescribed subjects from the above list, with cumulative marks of 900. The prescribed list will be notified to the Board of Studies for the degree not later than December of the year preceding the commencement of Part 2.

Part 3 will consist of a project to be carried out during Summer of Year 2, and discussed in a seminar held in the final half year. The final report on the project will be due, and examined, in December of Year 2. The marks for the final report will be 300.

Pass
The pass standard is 40% in each subject, including the Part 3 project.
In subjects where marks are allocated to project work or assignments, a minimum of 35% must be obtained in any final written examination.
Honours
Honours will not be awarded for individual parts, but on the aggregate marks (out of 2200) of all three parts of the examination.
First Class Honours standard is 70%
Second Class Honours standard is 60%.
Compensation
Compensation is not allowed.
Exemptions
Once having passed a subject, a candidate is exempt from further examination in that subject. Candidates who already hold the MIE or MBA degree, may apply to be exempted from examination on a subject-by-subject basis. Exemption will be at the discretion of the Academic Council, on the recommendation of the Board of Studies.
Repeat Examinations
Repeat examinations will be held in December of each year. In the case of a subject which has been repeated successfully, the mark recorded shall be the higher of either:
  1. 40% or
  2. the average of the original mark and the repeat mark for the subject. Candidates who repeat are not eligible for Honours. Candidates may not repeat a subject more than once, except where the Board of Studies grant special permission.
Time Limit
To be awarded the degree, candidates must complete all requirements within four years of first registering.


MSc IN DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITIES

This is a Research Master's Degree which is awarded without differentiation on the assessment of a written dissertation