Module Information

Module Identifier
Module Title
Effective Communication
Academic Year
Semester 2
Other Staff

Course Delivery

Delivery Type Delivery length / details
Lecture 13 Hours.
Lecture 7 Hours.


Assessment Type Assessment length / details Proportion
Semester Assessment Continuous Assessment: Two other pieces of written work.  50%
Semester Assessment Essay: Essay (2,000-2,500 words)  50%

Learning Outcomes

On compltion of this module, students should:

  • be able to understand and identify their own strengths and weaknessess in terms of communication skills;
  • be able to examine and develop a range of key skills that empower individuals and make them more effective communicators;
  • recognise that such skills include teamwork, presentations, problem solving, decision making, leadership and negotiation.

Brief description

An introduction to communication processes, studied from the linguistic and psychological perspectives. Topics
covered include: basic interpersonal communication, non-verbal communication, report writing, information
gathering and structuring, use of media and oral presentation.


This module is at CQFW Level 4