Core Module Information
Module title: Group Project

SCQF level: 09:
SCQF credit value: 20.00
ECTS credit value: 10

Module code: SOC09609
Module leader: Brian Davison
School School of Computing, Engineering and the Built Environment
Subject area group: Computer Science

There are no pre-requisites for this module to be added

Description of module content:

This module is intended to provide learning opportunities similar to those that students would get out on placement. This includes gaining experience of • Project management• Teamwork• Technical documentation• Client communications• PresentationsTeams of four or five undertake a project, typically for a real client. A list of available projects is provided before the module begins and students are encouraged to form teams in advance and to bid for the projects that they are most interested in. The client has the final choice of which team will be awarded a project.A short series of lectures at the start of the module trimester introduces some fundamental topics and to clarify the working arrangements. One member of each team is designated the project manager. Project managers meet with a tutor weekly in order to discuss issues either arising from the practical work of the project teams, or which are relevant to the stage of development of the projects.

Learning Outcomes for module:

Upon completion of this module you will be able to

LO1: Participate actively in the management of a team project using agile frameworks, tools and techniques

LO2: Contribute to the delivery of a complex technical artefact as part of a multi-disciplinary team

LO3: Evaluate your own performance and personal development against selected professional competencies

Full Details of Teaching and Assessment
2023/4, Trimester 1, FACE-TO-FACE,
Occurrence: 001
Primary mode of delivery: FACE-TO-FACE
Location of delivery: MYANMAR
Member of staff responsible for delivering module: Brian Davison
Module Organiser:

Student Activity (Notional Equivalent Study Hours (NESH))
Mode of activityLearning & Teaching ActivityNESH (Study Hours)
Face To Face Lecture 8
Face To Face Tutorial 10
Independent Learning Guided independent study 182
Total Study Hours200
Expected Total Study Hours for Module200

Type of Assessment Weighting % LOs covered Week due Length in Hours/Words
Report 20 1,2 1 HOURS= 00.00, WORDS= 800
Practical Skills Assessment 15 4 5 HOURS= 30.00, WORDS= 0
Report 40 1,2 14/15 HOURS= 00.00, WORDS= 3000
Report 25 3 14/15 HOURS= 00.00, WORDS= 800
Component 1 subtotal: 75
Component 2 subtotal: 25
Module subtotal: 100

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