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Alternative to Placement Modules

In the event that any student is unable to secure a placement, students instead complete Alternative to Placement module.

Modules for Spring 2021 semester will take place online, with a few exceptions which may have a partial face-to-face element. This detail is available in the tables below.

View your module options below. The UL Book of Modules outlines what to expect in each module and can help you decide which modules to take. 

Faculty of Arts, Humanities & Social Sciences

Students who are NOT taking a language
Students should choose modules worth 18 credits and must complete any Core modules listed.

Module Code Module Title Credits
TE4004 CELTA (Certificate in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages)   18

OR choose modules worth 18 credits from this list. You must complete any Core modules listed.

Module Code Module Title Credits
PA4004 [Core Module] Working for the 21st Century 12
TE4014 Introduction to TEFL 6
LA4922 Sport & the Law 6
BR4911 Broadening Beginners French  6
BR4921 Broadening Beginners German 6
BR4931 Broadening Beginners Spanish 6
JM4024 Sports Journalism 6
SO4004 Consuming: Crime & Popular Culture in 24/7 Society 6

 

Student who are taking ONE language
Students should take 18 credits worth of modules and can choose from the following set of options:

Module Code Module Title Credits
PA4004 [Core Module] Working for the 21st Century 12
FR4294 French for Business 6
GA3042 An Ghaeilge sa Chleachtas Gairmiúl [Irish for the Workplace]   6
GE4924 German for Business  6
GE4004 German Language & the Workplace (Post-Beginners) 6
SP4134 Spanish for Legal Studies Beginners 6
SP4934 Spanish for Legal Studies Advanced 6

 

Student who are taking TWO languages
Students should choose modules worth 18 credits and must complete any Core modules listed.

Module Code Module Title Credits
ML4004 [Core Module] Working with Languages at Home & Abroad 6
FR4294 French for Business 6
GA3042 An Ghaeilge sa Chleachtas Gairmiúl [Irish for the Workplace]   6
GE4924 German for Business  6
GE4004 German Language & the Workplace (Post-Beginners) 6
SP4134 Spanish for Legal Studies Beginners 6
SP4934 Spanish for Legal Studies Advanced 6

Students should choose modules worth 18 credits and must complete any Core modules listed.

Module Code Module Title Credits
ML4004 [Core Module] Working with Languages at Home & Abroad   6
FR4924 French for Business  6
GA4134 Litríocht agus Saíocht 2: 1940 I Leith or GA4156 Litríocht agus Saíocht 2: 1690-1850  6
GE4924 German for Business 6
GE4004 German Language and the Workplace (Post-Beginners)  6
JA4914  Japanese for Business 6
SP4134 Spanish for Legal Studies Beginners 6
SP4934 Spanish Advanced for Legal Studies Advanced 6

 

Optional: Students can also choose one additional module from the following list if they wish to complete an extra module. 

Module Code Module Title
FR4924  French for Business
GA4134 Litríocht agus Saíocht 2: 1940 I Leith or GA4156 Litríocht agus Saíocht 2: 1690-1850 
GE4924 German for Business
GE4004 German Language and the Workplace (Post-Beginners) 
JA4914  Japanese for Business
SP4134  Spanish for Legal Studies Beginners
SP4934 Spanish Advanced for Legal Studies Advanced

Students taking ONE language:
Students should choose modules worth 18 credits and must complete any Core modules listed.

Module Code Module Title Credits
PA4004 [Core Module] Working for the 21st Century 12
FR4924 French for Business  6
GE4924  German for Business 6
GE4004 German Language and the Workplace (Post-Beginners) 6
SP4134  Spanish for Legal Studies Beginners  6
SP4934  Spanish for Law Students Advanced  6

 

Students taking TWO languages:

Students should choose modules worth 18 credits and must complete any Core modules listed.

Module Code Module Title Credits
ML4004 [Core Module] Working with Languages at Home & Abroad 6
FR4924 French for Business  6
GA3042 An Ghaeilge sa Chleachtas Gairmiúl [Irish for the Workplace] 6
GE4924  German for Business 6
GE4004 German Language and the Workplace (Post-Beginners) 6
SP4134  Spanish for Legal Studies Beginners  6
SP4934  Spanish for Law Students Advanced  6

Faculty of Education & Health Sciences

Students not completing a placement should register for 3 modules from the following list: 

Module code Module title  Credits
PM4108 The Psychology of Career Success 6
PM4022 Principles of Organisational Behaviour 6
LA4032 Criminal Procedure 6
BR4021 Broadening: Our City - Our University
Please note this module may involve some face-to-face classes on-campus.
6

Students not completing a placement should register for 3 modules from the following list: 

Module code Module title  Credits
MS4222 Introduction to Probability & Statistics 6
BR4001 Broadening: Social & Civic Engagement 6
BR4071 Broadening: Exploring the Brain & Understanding Behaviour 6
CS4925 Business Information Technology 1 6
LA4922 Sport & the Law 6
BR4081 Broadening: Active Body, Active Mind
Please note this module will involve some face-to-face classes on-campus.
6

Kemmy Business School

Students not completing a placement should register for 3 modules from the relevant list below (you cannot register for modules previously taken in 1st and/or 2nd year or that you will take as part of your course in 4th year).

Bachelor of Business (Accounting and Finance):

Module code  Module title   Credits 
EC4014  International Economics  6 
EC4044  Applied Economic Analysis  6 
IN4014   Life Insurance  6 
EC4108  Contemporary Issues in the Global Economy  6 
AC4018  Corporate Transparency and Business Ethics  6 

 

Bachelor of Business (Economics and Finance):

Module code  Module title   Credits 
AC4034  Auditing and Accounting Frameworks  6 
AC4024  Financial Accounting and Reporting  6 
IN4014  Life Insurance  6 
MG4058  Management Consulting  6 
AC4018  Corporate Transparency and Business Ethics  6 

 

Bachelor of Business (Human Resource Management):
Students not completing a placement should register for 3 modules from the following list:

Module code  Module title   Credits 
MI4408  Strategy and Knowledge Management  6 
MG4058  Management Consulting  6 
PM4108  The Psychology of Career Success  6 
SO4088  Sociology of Globalisation  6 
EP4008  Business Consulting  6 

 

Bachelor of Business (Marketing):

Module code  Module title   Credits
MI4408  Strategy and Knowledge Management  6 
EC4108  Contemporary Issues in the Global Economy  6 
EP4008  Business Consulting  6 
MG4058  Management Consulting  6 
PM4108  The Psychology of Career Success  6 
PT4008  Deliver and Return within Supply Chains  6 

 

Bachelor of Business (Risk Management & Insurance):

Module code  Module title   Credits 
AC4034  Auditing and Accounting Frameworks  6 
AC4024  Financial Accounting and Reporting  6 
EC4014  International Economics  6 
EC4044  Applied Economic Analysis  6 
EC4108  Contemporary Issues in the Global Economy  6 
AC4018  Corporate Transparency and Business Ethics  6 

Bachelor of Business Studies – French (Accounting and Finance):

Module code  Module title   Credits 
EC4014  International Economics  6 
EC4044  Applied Economic Analysis  6 
IN4014   Life Insurance  6 
EC4108  Contemporary Issues in the Global Economy  6 
AC4018  Corporate Transparency and Business Ethics  6 
EP4003  Entrepreneurship and Innovation  6 
PM4064  Employment Relations  6 

 

Bachelor of Business Studies – French (Economics and Finance):

Module code  Module title   Credits 
AC4034  Auditing and Accounting Frameworks  6 
AC4024  Financial Accounting and Reporting  6 
IN4014  Life Insurance  6 
MG4058  Management Consulting  6 
AC4018  Corporate Transparency and Business Ethics  6 
EP4003  Entrepreneurship and Innovation  6 
PM4064  Employment Relations  6 

 

Bachelor of Business Studies – French (Human Resource Management):

Module code  Module title   Credits 
MI4408  Strategy and Knowledge Management  6 
MG4058  Management Consulting  6 
PM4108  The Psychology of Career Success  6 
SO4088  Sociology of Globalisation  6 
EP4008  Business Consulting  6 
EP4003  Entrepreneurship and Innovation  6 
PM4064  Employment Relations  6 

 

Bachelor of Business Studies – French (Marketing):
Students not completing a placement should register for 3 modules from the following list:

Module code  Module title   Credits 
MI4408  Strategy and Knowledge Management  6 
EC4108  Contemporary Issues in the Global Economy  6 
EP4008  Business Consulting  6 
MG4058  Management Consulting  6 
PM4108  The Psychology of Career Success  6 
PT4008  Deliver and Return within Supply Chains  6 
EP4003  Entrepreneurship and Innovation  6 
PM4064  Employment Relations  6 

 

Bachelor of Business Studies – French (Risk Management & Insurance):

Module code  Module title   Credits 
AC4034  Auditing and Accounting Frameworks  6 
AC4024  Financial Accounting and Reporting  6 
EC4014  International Economics  6 
EC4044  Applied Economic Analysis  6 
EC4108  Contemporary Issues in the Global Economy  6 
AC4018  Corporate Transparency and Business Ethics  6 
EP4003  Entrepreneurship and Innovation  6 
PM4064  Employment Relations  6 

Bachelor of Business Studies - German (Accounting and Finance):

Module code  Module title   Credits 
EC4014  International Economics  6 
EC4044  Applied Economic Analysis  6 
IN4014   Life Insurance  6 
EC4108  Contemporary Issues in the Global Economy  6 
AC4018  Corporate Transparency and Business Ethics  6 
EP4003  Entrepreneurship and Innovation  6 
PM4064  Employment Relations  6 

 

Bachelor of Business Studies - German (Economics and Finance):

Module code  Module title   Credits
AC4034  Auditing and Accounting Frameworks  6 
AC4024  Financial Accounting and Reporting  6 
IN4014  Life Insurance  6 
MG4058  Management Consulting  6 
AC4018  Corporate Transparency and Business Ethics  6 
EP4003  Entrepreneurship and Innovation  6 
PM4064  Employment Relations  6 

 

Bachelor of Business Studies - German (Human Resource Management):

Module code  Module title   Credits 
MI4408  Strategy and Knowledge Management  6 
MG4058  Management Consulting  6 
PM4108  The Psychology of Career Success  6 
SO4088  Sociology of Globalisation  6 
EP4008  Business Consulting  6 
EP4003  Entrepreneurship and Innovation  6 
PM4064  Employment Relations  6 

 

Bachelor of Business Studies - German (Marketing):

Module code  Module title   Credits 
MI4408  Strategy and Knowledge Management  6 
EC4108  Contemporary Issues in the Global Economy  6 
EP4008  Business Consulting  6 
MG4058  Management Consulting  6 
PM4108  The Psychology of Career Success  6 
PT4008  Deliver and Return within Supply Chains  6 
EP4003  Entrepreneurship and Innovation  6 
PM4064  Employment Relations  6 

 

Bachelor of Business Studies - German (Risk Management & Insurance):

Module code  Module title   Credits 
AC4034  Auditing and Accounting Frameworks  6 
AC4024  Financial Accounting and Reporting  6 
EC4014  International Economics  6 
EC4044  Applied Economic Analysis  6 
EC4108  Contemporary Issues in the Global Economy  6 
AC4018  Corporate Transparency and Business Ethics  6 
EP4003  Entrepreneurship and Innovation  6 
PM4064  Employment Relations  6 

Bachelor of Business (Accounting & Finance):

Module code  Module title   Credits 
EC4014  International Economics  6 
EC4044  Applied Economic Analysis  6 
IN4014   Life Insurance  6 
EC4108  Contemporary Issues in the Global Economy  6 
AC4018  Corporate Transparency and Business Ethics  6 
EP4003  Entrepreneurship and Innovation  6 
PM4064  Employment Relations  6 

 

Bachelor of Business (Economics and Finance):

Module code  Module title   Credits 
AC4034  Auditing and Accounting Frameworks  6 
AC4024  Financial Accounting and Reporting  6 
IN4014  Life Insurance  6 
MG4058  Management Consulting  6 
AC4018  Corporate Transparency and Business Ethics  6 
EP4003  Entrepreneurship and Innovation  6 
PM4064  Employment Relations  6 

 

Bachelor of Business (Human Resource Management):

Module code  Module title   Credits 
MI4408  Strategy and Knowledge Management  6 
MG4058  Management Consulting  6 
PM4108  The Psychology of Career Success  6 
SO4088  Sociology of Globalisation  6 
EP4008  Business Consulting  6 
EP4003  Entrepreneurship and Innovation  6 
PM4064  Employment Relations  6 

 

Bachelor of Business (Marketing):

Module code  Module title   Credits 
MI4408  Strategy and Knowledge Management  6 
EC4108  Contemporary Issues in the Global Economy  6 
EP4008  Business Consulting  6 
MG4058  Management Consulting  6 
PM4108  The Psychology of Career Success  6 
PT4008  Deliver and Return within Supply Chains  6 
EP4003  Entrepreneurship and Innovation  6 
PM4064  Employment Relations  6 

 

Bachelor of Business (Risk Management and Insurance):

Module code  Module title   Credits 
AC4034  Auditing and Accounting Frameworks  6 
AC4024  Financial Accounting and Reporting  6 
EC4014  International Economics  6 
EC4044  Applied Economic Analysis  6 
EC4108  Contemporary Issues in the Global Economy  6 
AC4018  Corporate Transparency and Business Ethics  6 
EP4003  Entrepreneurship and Innovation  6 
PM4064  Employment Relations  6 
Code  Title 
AC4002  Managerial Accounting 
EC4102  Macroeconomics 
EP4003  Entrepreneurship & Innovation 
IN4004  Insurance Law & Claims 
MK4002  Marketing 
PM4022  Principles of Organisational Behaviour 
AC4024  Financial Accounting and Reporting 
AC4034  Auditing and Accounting Frameworks 
EC4014  International Economics 
IN4014  Life Insurance 
MK4004  Consumption and Consumer Culture 
MK4025  Marketing Communications 
PM4014  Human Resource Development 
PM4054  Applied Organisational Behaviour 
PM4064  Employment Relations 
Code  Title 
LA4035  Labour Law  
LA4002  Jurisprudence 
LA4042  Administrative Law 
EC4108  Contemporary Issues in the Global Economy 
MI4408  Strategy and Knowledge Management 
FI4008  Empirical Finance 

Faculty of Science & Engineering

Some Science & Engineering modules may have on-campus laboratory classes, however if you are taking these module(s) as an Alternative to Placement, you will not be expected to attend on-campus.

BE in Chemical & Biochemical Engineering
Students not completing a placement should register for 3 modules from the following list:

Module Code Module Title
CS4052 Foundations of Interaction Design
CS4826 Human-Computer Interaction
ER6022 Urban Household Sustainability
MK4002 Marketing
MK4004 Consumption & Consumer Culture
MK4025 Marketing Communications

BE in Civil Engineering
Students not completing a placement should register for 3 modules from the following list:

Module Code Module Title
DM4028 Engineering Sustainable Products
ME4526 Introduction to Heat Transfer
MF4736 Engineering Economy
WT4804 Estimating and Costing
MN6931 Commercial Management of Projects
ER6032 Sustainable Life Cycle Engineering

 

BSc in Construction Management & Engineering
Students not completing a placement should register for 3 modules from the following list:

Module Code Module Title
AU5012 Technology Finance and Capital
AU5022 Managing Technology Projects
AU5052 Technology Innovation & Entrepreneurship
AU5102 Improving Business Processes
ME6121 Professional Skills for Engineers
PT6011 People Management for Technology Organisations

 

BSc in Technology Management
Students not completing a placement should register for 3 modules from the following list:
*Flexible Learning Centre: Block taught, not centrally scheduled. This means this module will not show in your personalised timetable.

Module Code Module Title
MF4736 Engineering Economy
MF4038 Advanced Manufacturing Systems
PT3041* Sigma Improvement Methodologies
AC3012* Business Intelligence and Decision Making
AC4906* Corporate Social Responsibility

BSc in Bioscience
Students not completing a placement should register for 3 modules from the following list:

Module Code Module Title
FT4468 Food Microtechnology
MK4006 Marketing Management (for non-business)
AU4031 Biocompatibility & Medical Device Design
BR4071 Broadening: Exploring the Brain & Understanding Behaviour
BR4081 Broadening: Active Body, Active Mind

 

BSc in Food Science & Health
Students not completing a placement should register for 3 modules from the following list:

Module Code Module Title
BY4014 Microbiology & Immunology
BY4016 Animal Production Systems
BY4026 Horticulture
BY4036 Agricultural Biotechnology
BR4071 Broadening: Exploring the Brain & Understanding Behaviour

 

BSc in Equine Science
Students not completing a placement should register for 3 modules from the following list:

Module Code Module Title
BY4036 Agricultural Biotechnology
BR4071 Broadening: Exploring the Brain & Understanding Behaviour
BR4081 Broadening: Active Body, Active Mind
BR4911 Broadening: Beginners French
EC4014 International Economics
LA4922 Sport & the Law

 

Cert in Equine Science
Students not completing a placement should register for 3 modules from the following list:

Module Code Module Title
BY4036 Agricultural Biotechnology
BR4071 Broadening: Exploring the Brain & Understanding Behaviour
BR4081 Broadening: Active Body, Active Mind
LA4922 Sport & the Law
BY4026 Horticulture
BY4016 Animal Production Systems

BE in Chemical & Biochemical Engineering
Students not completing a placement should register for 3 modules from the following list:

Module Code Module Title
CH4306 Advanced Analytical Chemistry
BC5012 Regulatory Affairs Interactions in Drug Development & Product Marketing
CH6012 Regulatory Affairs in Biopharma
PT3041 Sigma Improvement Methodologies
HS4208 Safety Technology

BSc in Environmental Science
Students not completing a placement should register for 3 modules from the following list:

Module Code Module Title
EP4003 Entrepreneurship & Innovation
PM4064 Employment Relations
PM4022 Principles of Organisational Behaviour
GY4002 Introduction to Physical Geography

 

BSc in Inductrial Biochemistry
Students not completing a placement should register for 3 modules from the following list:

Module Code Module Title
AC3012 Business Intelligence for Decision Making
MG3652 Strategic Management
PT3041 Sigma Improvement Methodologies
CH4017 Chemical Nanotechnology
HS4208 Safety Technology
ER4606 Clean Technology

 

BSc in Pharmaceutical & Industrial Chemistry
Students not completing a placement should register for 3 modules from the following list:

Module Code Module Title
AC3012 Business Intelligence for Decision Making
MG3652 Strategic Management
PT3041 Sigma Improvement Methodologies
HS4208 Safety Technology
ER4606 Clean Technology

BSc in Computer Games Development
Students not completing a placement will take the following 3 specified modules:

Module Code Module Title
CS4358 Interactive Media
CS4826 Human Computer Interaction
CS4116 Software Development Project

BSc in Mobile Communication & Security
Students not completing a placement should register for 3 modules from the following list:
*Flexible Learning Centre: Block taught, not centrally scheduled. This means this module will not show in your personalised timetable.

Module Code Module Title
BR4001 Broadening: Social & Civic Engagement
BR4031 Broadening by Understanding and Confronting Crisis & Risk
PT3041* Lean Sigma Improvement Methodologies
BR4911 Broadening: Beginners French
BR4921 Broadening: Beginners German

BSc in Economics & Mathamatics
Students not completing a placement should register for 3 modules from the following list:

Module Code Module Title
BR4031 Broadening by Understanding and Confronting Crisis & Risk
CS6502 Applied Big Data & Visualisation
BR4001 Broadening: Social & Civic Engagement
CS4168 Data Mining
PM4022 Principles of Organisational Behaviour
MK4002 Marketing

 

BSc in Financial Mathematics
Students not completing a placement should register for 3 modules from the following list:

Module Code Module Title
FI4008 Empirical Finance
AC4024 Financial Accounting & Reporting
MA4114 Applied Business Statistics
MS4408 Mathematical Modeling

 

BSc in Mathematical Sciences
Students not completing a placement should register for 3 modules from the following list:

Module Code Module Title
AU4043 Lean Thinking / Lean Tools
CS6502 Applied Big Data & Visualisation
MB4004 History & Foundation of Mathematics
JM6001 Media, Sport & Society
BR4031 Broadening by Understanding and Confronting Crisis & Risk
IN6062 Data Governance & Ethics

 

BSc in Mathematical & Physics
Students not completing a placement should register for 3 modules from the following list:

Module Code Module Title
AU4043 Lean Thinking / Lean Tools
MB4008 Groups & Algebraic Structure
BR4001 Broadening: Social & Civic Engagement
BR4031 Broadening by Understanding and Confronting Crisis & Risk
MA4114 Applied Business Statistics

BSc in Applied Physics
Students not completing a placement should register for 3 modules from the following list:

Module Code Module Title
SO4046 Quantitative Methods for Sociological Research
PH6032 Scientific Communication & Literature Review
MG4062 Transport & Logistics
ME4516 Thermodynamics 2
CE4044 Fluids & Energy
CE4028 Energy Efficient Buildings: Modelling & Design