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Department of Computer Science, Unit Catalogue 2006/07

CM30082 Double module project

Credits: 12
Level: Honours
Semester: 2
Assessment: OT100
Before taking this unit you must take CM30076
Aims: To facilitate the development of an individual Computer Science Project according to an agreed project proposal. To develop skills in research and in the application of new and previously acquired knowledge to the development of a computer science product.
Learning Outcomes:
1. To apply background research to the development of a new product or the production of original research results;
2. To apply appropriate management techniques, using a pre-agreed project plan, and to adapt the plan in the face of resource constraints;
3. To be able to learn independently and transfer knowledge into unfamiliar situations in a spirit of critical enquiry;
4. To investigate, select and apply appropriate methods, tools and techniques for the development and delivery of a computer science product;
5. To demonstrate understanding of relevant legislation and ethical practice in the specification, design and development of a software product or experimental process;
6. To be able to evaluate systems in terms of general and specific attributes;
7. To be able to critique personal performance and achievement within the project;
8. To demonstrate academic writing skills within the production of a project dissertation.
Project Management (T/F, A), Communication (T/F, A), IT (Legal Issues) (T/F, A).
The programme of study for each project will be that defined by the agreed project proposal, produced within CM30076. Individual project supervisors provide academic direction and appropriate tutorial support during the project. This will include direction to appropriate academic material and skills training that may be required by the student.


University | Catalogues for 2006/07