Module Code: H9ITNS
Long Title Internship
Title Internship
Module Level: LEVEL 9
EQF Level: 7
EHEA Level: Second Cycle
Credits: 25
Module Author: Margarete Silva
Departments: School of Computing
Specifications of the qualifications and experience required of staff  
Learning Outcomes
On successful completion of this module the learner will be able to:
# Learning Outcome Description
LO1 Apply knowledge, skills and competencies acquired during the programme of study to the analysis and solution of industry problems.
LO2 Demonstrate initiative whilst working alone and/or part of a team and develop appropriate communication and interpersonal skills.
LO3 Use the internal protocols and technologies of the industrial settings.
LO4 Propose, architect and implement an ICT solution related to the programme area.
LO5 Reflect on, analyse and document the learning experience resulting from internship.
LO6 Present and defend the research findings through a viva, artefact/product demo and research paper style report.
Module Recommendations

This is prior learning (or a practical skill) that is required before enrolment on this module. While the prior learning is expressed as named NCI module(s) it also allows for learning (in another module or modules) which is equivalent to the learning specified in the named module(s).

No recommendations listed
Co-requisite Modules
No Co-requisite modules listed
Entry requirements  

Module Content & Assessment

Indicative Content
No indicative content
Assessment Breakdown%


Full Time

Assessment Type: Project % of total: 100
Assessment Date: n/a Outcome addressed: 1,2,3,4,5,6
Non-Marked: No
Assessment Description:
Project Component Weight Project specification 10% Literature review 10% Artefact/ Project Development 30% Artefact/ Product evaluation, conclusion and future work 25% internship activity report, configuration manual, document presentation, and references 15% Viva 10% Total 100%
No End of Module Assessment
No Workplace Assessment
Reassessment Requirement
Coursework Only
This module is reassessed solely on the basis of re-submitted coursework. There is no repeat written examination.

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


Module Workload

Module Target Workload Hours 0 Hours
Workload: Full Time
Workload Type Workload Description Hours Frequency Average Weekly Learner Workload
Lecture No Description 1 Every Week 1.00
Independent Learning No Description 40 Every Week 40.00
Total Weekly Contact Hours 1.00

Module Resources

Recommended Book Resources
  • Berndtsson, M.. (2008), Thesis projects: a guide for learners in computer science and information systems, Springer, London.
  • Zobel, J.. (2004), Writing for computer science, 2nd Edition. Springer, Berlin.
Recommended Article/Paper Resources
This module does not have any other resources
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