Full Title:Software Project
Language of Instruction:English
Module Code:PROJ C7Z06
 
Credits: 10
Valid From:Semester 1 - 2014/15 ( September 2014 )
Module Delivered in 1 programme(s)
Module Description:Software Project will involve the analysis, design, development process, testing and documentation of an integrated n-tier web application.
Learning Outcomes:
On successful completion of this module the learner should be able to
  1. Integrate and apply the skills and knowledge learned across a variety of subjects
  2. Work in accordance with a selected process and use the tools and techniques of that process
  3. Set, prioritise and manage goals and deliverables and show adequate time-management of the process
  4. Implement, test and evaluate a solution in the relevant project domain
  5. Produce and present effective technical documentation
 

Module Content & Assessment

Indicative Content
Project
This is a capstone project requiring students to integrate a broad range of the processes and development techniques that they have acquired to create an n-tier web application. Students will be encouraged to pursue applications that have a particularly novel/innovative or research driven aspects. Team development will be the normal mode but individual development efforts will be facilitated in exceptional circumstances.
Assessment Breakdown%
Course Work100.00%

Full Time

Course Work
Assessment Type Assessment Description Outcome addressed % of total Marks Out Of Pass Marks Assessment Date Duration
Continuous Assessment Proof of Concept based on investigation of approaches/technologies/algorithms/platforms 2,3,4 10.00 0 0 Week 3 0
Continuous Assessment Ongoing (normally bi-weekly) assessment of project progress: engagement in process, team participation, completion of tasks 2,3 20.00 0 0 Every Second Week 0
Continuous Assessment Progress Assessment (Alpha Release) - plan for progress/completion, feedback 1,2,3 25.00 0 0 Week 9 0
Project Implementation (Beta Release) and Documentation. 1,2,4,5 30.00 0 0 Week 12 0
Presentation Technical Presentation, Interview and Demonstraion 5 15.00 0 0 Week 13 0
No Project
No Practical
No End of Module Formal Examination
Reassessment Requirement
No repeat examination
Reassessment of this module will be offered solely on the basis of coursework and a repeat examination will not be offered.

DKIT reserves the right to alter the nature and timings of assessment

 

Module Workload & Resources

Workload: Full Time
Workload Type Workload Description Hours Frequency Average Weekly Learner Workload
Lecturer-Supervised Learning (Contact) During the practical sessions each team will have access to one or more supervisors. The project supervisor will act in a mentoring/project management capacity giving topic-specific guidance and will normally meet with the individuals/teams on a scheduled basis. Practical sessions will be used to support the student in developing, testing and documenting a working implementation. 6.00 Every Week 6.00
Directed Reading No Description 1.00 Every Week 1.00
Independent Study No Description 5.00 Every Week 5.00
Total Weekly Learner Workload 12.00
Total Weekly Contact Hours 6.00
Workload: Part Time
Workload Type Workload Description Hours Frequency Average Weekly Learner Workload
Lecturer-Supervised Learning (Contact) During the practical sessions each team will have access to one or more supervisors. The project supervisor will act in a mentoring/project management capacity giving topic-specific guidance and will normally meet with the individuals/teams on a scheduled basis. Practical sessions will be used to support the student in developing, testing and documenting a working implementation. 6.00 Every Week 6.00
Directed Reading No Description 1.00 Every Week 1.00
Independent Study No Description 5.00 Every Week 5.00
Total Weekly Learner Workload 12.00
Total Weekly Contact Hours 6.00
Resources
Supplementary Book Resources
  • Weaver, P. 2004, Success in Your Project: A Guide to Student System Development Projects [ISBN: 0273678094]
This module does not have any article/paper resources
Other Resources

Module Delivered in

Programme Code Programme Semester Delivery
DK_KCOMP_7 Bachelor of Science in Computing 6 Group Elective 1