Module Details

Module Code: PROJ C7Z06
Full Title: Software Project
Valid From: Semester 1 - 2019/20 ( June 2019 )
Language of Instruction:English
Duration: 1 Semester
Credits: 10
Module Owner:: Michelle Graham
Departments: Unknown
Module Description: Software Project will involve the analysis, design, development process, testing, documentation and deployment of an integrated n-tier web application.
 
Module Learning Outcome
On successful completion of this module the learner will be able to:
# Module Learning Outcome Description
MLO1 Integrate and apply the skills and knowledge learned across a variety of subjects.
MLO2 Work in accordance with a selected process and use the tools and techniques of that process.
MLO3 Set, prioritise and manage goals and deliverables and show adequate time-management of the process.
MLO4 Implement, test, deploy and evaluate a solution in the relevant project domain.
MLO5 Produce and present effective technical documentation.
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).
52822 INET C8017 Web Services
 
Module 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 and deploy 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.
Module Assessment
Assessment Breakdown%
Course Work100.00%
Module Special Regulation
 

Assessments

Full Time

Course Work
Assessment Type Continuous Assessment % of Total Mark 10
Marks Out Of 0 Pass Mark 0
Timing Week 3 Learning Outcome 1,2
Duration in minutes 0
Assessment Description
Proof of Concept based on investigation of approaches/technologies/algorithms/platforms
Assessment Type Continuous Assessment % of Total Mark 20
Marks Out Of 0 Pass Mark 0
Timing Every Second Week Learning Outcome 2,3
Duration in minutes 0
Assessment Description
Ongoing (normally bi-weekly) assessment of project progress: engagement in process, team participation, completion of tasks
Assessment Type Continuous Assessment % of Total Mark 25
Marks Out Of 0 Pass Mark 0
Timing Week 9 Learning Outcome 1,2,3,4
Duration in minutes 0
Assessment Description
Progress Assessment (Alpha Release) - plan for progress/completion, feedback
Assessment Type Continuous Assessment % of Total Mark 30
Marks Out Of 0 Pass Mark 0
Timing Week 12 Learning Outcome 1,2,3,4
Duration in minutes 0
Assessment Description
Implementation (Beta Release), deployment and Documentation.
Assessment Type Presentation % of Total Mark 15
Marks Out Of 0 Pass Mark 0
Timing Week 13 Learning Outcome 4,5
Duration in minutes 0
Assessment Description
Technical Presentation, Interview and Demonstraion
No Project
No Practical
No Final Examination

Part Time

Course Work
Assessment Type Continuous Assessment % of Total Mark 10
Marks Out Of 0 Pass Mark 0
Timing Week 3 Learning Outcome 1,2
Duration in minutes 0
Assessment Description
Proof of Concept based on investigation of approaches/technologies/algorithms/platforms
Assessment Type Continuous Assessment % of Total Mark 20
Marks Out Of 0 Pass Mark 0
Timing Every Second Week Learning Outcome 2,3
Duration in minutes 0
Assessment Description
Ongoing (normally bi-weekly) assessment of project progress: engagement in process, team participation, completion of tasks
Assessment Type Continuous Assessment % of Total Mark 25
Marks Out Of 0 Pass Mark 0
Timing Week 9 Learning Outcome 1,2,3,4
Duration in minutes 0
Assessment Description
Progress Assessment (Alpha Release) - plan for progress/completion, feedback
Assessment Type Continuous Assessment % of Total Mark 30
Marks Out Of 0 Pass Mark 0
Timing Week 12 Learning Outcome 1,2,3,4
Duration in minutes 0
Assessment Description
Implementation (Beta Release), deployment and Documentation.
Assessment Type Presentation % of Total Mark 15
Marks Out Of 0 Pass Mark 0
Timing Week 13 Learning Outcome 4,5
Duration in minutes 0
Assessment Description
Technical Presentation, Interview and Demonstraion
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.

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
Lecturer-Supervised Learning (Contact) 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, deploying and documenting a working implementation. Every Week 6.00 6
Directed Reading Non Contact No Description Every Week 3.00 3
Independent Study Non Contact No Description Every Week 7.00 7
Total Weekly Learner Workload 16.00
Total Weekly Contact Hours 6.00
Workload: Part Time
Workload Type Contact Type Workload Description Frequency Average Weekly Learner Workload Hours
Lecturer-Supervised Learning (Contact) 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, deploying and documenting a working implementation. Every Week 6.00 6
Directed Reading Non Contact No Description Every Week 3.00 3
Independent Study Non Contact No Description Every Week 7.00 7
Total Weekly Learner Workload 16.00
Total Weekly Contact Hours 6.00
 
Module Resources
Supplementary Book Resources
  • Kenneth S. Rubin. (2012), Essential Scrum: A Practical Guide to the Most Popular Agile Process, 1st. Addison-Wesley Professional, p.500, [ISBN: 978-013704329].
  • 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