Module Details

Module Code: PROJ I8004
Full Title: Project
Valid From: Semester 1 - 2019/20 ( June 2019 )
Language of Instruction:English
Duration: 2 Semesters
Credits: 10
Module Owner:: Stephen Larkin
Departments: Unknown
Module Description: Students completing this module will undertake, with appropriate supervision, a substantial project, that demonstrates a thorough understanding of research and development processes. They will analyse, design, implement and test a substantial software application/prototype in a specific application domain. They will also produce well-structured project documentation and present it appropriately.
 
Module Learning Outcome
On successful completion of this module the learner will be able to:
# Module Learning Outcome Description
MLO1 Work on a substantial project which will involve estimating, planning and managing their time effectively.
MLO2 Rigorously apply the techniques of the research and development process.
MLO3 Analyse and synthesize data that addresses a solution to a problem in an identified problem area.
MLO4 Produce well-structured project documentation, written in clear and concise language, which communicates their findings effectively and coherently.
MLO5 Discuss and defend their project in an oral/practical presentation.
Pre-requisite learning
Module Recommendations
This is prior learning (or a practical skill) that is strongly recommended before enrolment in this module. You may enrol in this module if you have not acquired the recommended learning but you will have considerable difficulty in passing (i.e. achieving the learning outcomes of) the module. While the prior learning is expressed as named DkIT module(s) it also allows for learning (in another module or modules) which is equivalent to the learning specified in the named module(s).
No recommendations listed
 
Module Indicative Content
No indicative content
Module Assessment
Assessment Breakdown%
Course Work100.00%
Module Special Regulation
 

Assessments

Full Time

Course Work
Assessment Type Written Report % of Total Mark 30
Marks Out Of 0 Pass Mark 0
Timing Sem 1 End Learning Outcome 1,2,3,4,5
Duration in minutes 0
Assessment Description
The Interim Project Review will assess project progress and will be carried out by a panel of assessors, consisting of the project supervisor and at least one other staff member. They will allocate all of the marks available for this assessment.
Assessment Type Written Report % of Total Mark 70
Marks Out Of 0 Pass Mark 0
Timing Sem 2 End Learning Outcome 1,2,3,4,5
Duration in minutes 0
Assessment Description
The final project will be assessed at the end of the semester, on the basis of written documentation, formal presentation and defense of the work completed. Project deliverables will also be supported and evidenced by an appropriate e-portfolio. Students will present their project to all staff and students on the programme. A panel of assessors, consisting of the project supervisor and at least one other staff member, will allocate all of the marks available for this assessment.
No Project
No Practical
No Final Examination

Part Time

Course Work
Assessment Type Written Report % of Total Mark 30
Marks Out Of 0 Pass Mark 0
Timing Sem 1 End Learning Outcome 1,2,3,4,5
Duration in minutes 0
Assessment Description
The Interim Project Review will assess project progress and will be carried out by a panel of assessors, consisting of the project supervisor and at least one other staff member. They will allocate all of the marks available for this assessment.
Assessment Type Written Report % of Total Mark 70
Marks Out Of 0 Pass Mark 0
Timing Sem 2 End Learning Outcome 1,2,3,4,5
Duration in minutes 0
Assessment Description
The final project will be assessed at the end of the semester, on the basis of written documentation, formal presentation and defense of the work completed. Project deliverables will also be supported and evidenced by an appropriate e-portfolio. Students will present their project to all staff and students on the programme. A panel of assessors, consisting of the project supervisor and at least one other staff member, will allocate all of the marks available for this assessment.
No Project
No Practical
No Final 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.
Reassessment Description
The project will be re-assessed in Autumn by a panel of assessors consisting of the project supervisor and at least one other staff member. Reassessment will be on the basis of resubmitted project documentation and a formal presentation that addresses shortcomings in the original project submission.

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

 

Module Workload

Workload: Full Time
Workload Type Contact Type Workload Description Frequency Average Weekly Learner Workload Hours
Practical Contact Research Workshop Every Week 2.00 2
Directed Reading Non Contact No Description Every Week 2.00 2
Independent Study Non Contact No Description Every Week 4.00 4
Total Weekly Learner Workload 8.00
Total Weekly Contact Hours 2.00
Workload: Part Time
Workload Type Contact Type Workload Description Frequency Average Weekly Learner Workload Hours
Practical Contact Research Workshop Every Week 2.00 2
Directed Reading Non Contact No Description Every Week 2.00 2
Independent Study Non Contact No Description Every Week 4.00 4
Total Weekly Learner Workload 8.00
Total Weekly Contact Hours 2.00
 
Module Resources
Recommended Book Resources
  • Dawson, C.W.. (2015), Projects in Computing & Information Systems: A Students Guide, 3rd. Pearson Education, [ISBN: 1292073462].
Supplementary Book Resources
  • Weaver, P.. (2004), Success in Your Project: A Guide to Student System Development Projects, Pearson Education, [ISBN: 0273678094].
  • Rudestam, K.E.. (2007), Surviving Your Dissertation: A Comprehensive Guide to Content and Process, 3rd. Sage Publications, [ISBN: 1412916798].
This module does not have any article/paper resources
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