Academic and Professional Skills (TK)


The aim of this module is to empower students with the skills to be successful in third level education and the workplace. This module focusses on areas such as academic writing, creative thinking, problem solving, communications, career planning, report writing, innovation, technology and presentation skills.

Learning Outcomes

  1. Apply the basic principles of critical thinking/problem solving to engineering systems

  2. Demonstrate an enhanced capacity to communicate verbally in contexts relevant to an engineering environment

  3. Explain the ethical standards required of the professional engineer

  4. Demonstrate an ability to communicate via electronic media to the standards of the engineering industry

  5. Appraise, select, and apply appropriate learning strategies

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