Module Information

Module Identifier
Module Title
Integrated year studying abroad
Academic Year
Semester 2 (Taught over 2 semesters)

Course Delivery



Assessment Type Assessment length / details Proportion
Semester Assessment Report  2500 words report on what you learnt during the exchange, both from an academic point of view and life where you were. This is pass/fail.  60%
Semester Assessment Semester Assessment  You get a Pass/Fail based on passing a number of modules commensurate to their level and requirements of the host institution.  40%
Supplementary Assessment Resit not possible  Note: In accordance with Academic Registry guidelines there is no resit assessment for the Study Abroad scheme. Students who fail the conditions of the assessment with be transferred to a scheme that does not involve a study abroad year.  100%

Learning Outcomes

On successful completion of this module students should be able to:

Improve knowledge in Computer Science topics as well as, perhaps, related topics

Discover new/different cultures and methods of working

Brief description

This module is to cover 60 credits of the a year abroad in one of the Universities AU has an agreement with.

Studying abroad should give you a different perspective to topics in computer science or expanding your horizon in topics related to computer science and useful for your career.


The aim of the integrated year studying abroad is to discover a new culture and a different academic environment.


As part of the study year abroad, you should study modules to a number of credits appropriate to the host institution. Additionally, you will have to write a report on what you discovered from an academic point of view, as well as about life in a different country. The year is pass/fail based on your attempt at the modules done in the host institution and the report you submit.

You should enroll in modules that complement your studies at Aberystwyth, either through new/different topics, exploring in greater depths topics covered at Aberystwyth, or related topics useful to your career.

Module Skills

Skills Type Skills details
Adaptability and resilience You will learn how to adapt to new ways of teaching and be resilient to different working/living conditions.


This module is at CQFW Level 5