Module Overview

Communications COMM 1003

This course provides an intensive learning experience in the practical aspects of personal communication and project skills. Content will underline the significance of effective communication as an essential aspect of student and organisational life and as an important determinant of personal effectiveness in these environments. The ability to communicate clearly and persuasively is a key characteristic of an effective manager or, administrator, and high level communication skills are essential in most organisations today.  The module covers many competencies needed when collaborating with others, and when functioning efficiently and effectively in an organisational context.

Module Code

COMM 1003

ECTS Credits


*Curricular information is subject to change

Principles of effective communication

Academic writing and business writing

Successful research skills; library research skills and internet research skills

Report writing; structure, content and presentation of reports

Communication in groups and teams, managing team dynamics and coping with conflict

Presentations; planning, preparing and delivering presentations

Project management skills; managing resources, time and the project goals and requirements

Electronic communication

Effective and efficient approach to reading

Communication; oral, visual and non-verbal


The delivery of this module will be of a blended learning nature, combining in-person and online delivery of lectures, using a combination of lectures, case study, group work exercises, writing exercises, project work and self-directed learning

Module Content & Assessment
Assessment Breakdown %
Other Assessment(s)100