COMP06018 2019 Information technology for GMP

General Details

Full Title
Information technology for GMP
Transcript Title
Information technology for GMP
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Subject Area
COMP - Computing
LIFE - Life Sciences
06 - NFQ Level 6
10 - 10 Credits
Start Term
2019 - Full Academic Year 2019-20
End Term
9999 - The End of Time
Aodhmar Cadogan, Eileen Armstrong
Programme Membership
SG_SGOOD_C06 202300 Higher Certificate in Science in Good Manufacturing Practice & Technology SG_SBIOM_H08 201800 Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Science in Biomedical and BioIndustrial Sciences SG_SBIOM_H08 202000 Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Biomedical and BioIndustrial Sciences SG_SAPMS_H08 202000 Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Applied Medical Sciences SG_SGOOD_C06 202300 Higher Certificate in Science in Good Manufacturing Practice and Technology

This module provides an introduction to computer applications. The module is designed to give the student practical knowledge in the fundamentals of Information Technology skills through the use of Microsoft Office software packages. The student will also be introduced to how the Internet can be used for academic research and communication.

The teaching methods used will be a combination of lectures, self-study, tutorials, and practical computer-based exercises.

Learning Outcomes

On completion of this module the learner will/should be able to;


Identify the main component parts of a standard computer system.


Produce slides using a presentation software for staging presentations, incorporating a range of multi-media techniques.


Compile, edit and display data sets using a spread sheet and graphing software.


Create and edit documentation using a word processing software.


Create, edit and maintain database files and records using a database software.


Use the Internet for academic research and communication purposes.

Teaching and Learning Strategies


Module Assessment Strategies


Repeat Assessments


Indicative Syllabus

Main components of computer systems and computer architecture to include a range of appropriate peripheral and storage devices.

Tasks using computer applications to include word processing, spreadsheets, presentation and database software.

Use of the Internet for research and communications.


Coursework & Assessment Breakdown

Coursework & Continuous Assessment
100 %

Coursework Assessment

Title Type Form Percent Week Learning Outcomes Assessed
1 Practical in class activities Formative Assessment - % OnGoing 1,2,3,4,5,6
2 Continuous assessment through short question quizzes in Moodle and practical assignments. Coursework Assessment Assignment 100 % OnGoing 1,2,3,4,5,6

Part Time Mode Workload

Type Location Description Hours Frequency Avg Workload
Lecture Not Specified Lecture 4 Weekly 4.00
Total Part Time Average Weekly Learner Contact Time 4.00 Hours

Module Resources

Non ISBN Literary Resources


Journal Resources


URL Resources

GCF Global (2019) available: [accessed: 21 March 2019]

Other Resources

Provided by the lecturer on a yearly basis. 

Additional Information