Module title: Honours Project

SCQF level: 10:
SCQF credit value: 40.00
ECTS credit value: 20

Module code: SOC10603
Module leader: Kevin Sim
School School of Computing
Subject area group: Software Engineering
Prerequisites

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


Description of module content:

The aim of this module is to integrate and further develop the students’ problem solving, investigative, technical, critical, and communication skills through their managing and accomplishing a substantial individual piece of work. The student is expected to meet with their supervisor twice during each of the Honours project weeks to discuss progress.

Learning Outcomes for module:

Upon completion of this module you will be able to
LO1: Manage a substantial individual project, including planning, documentation and control.
LO2: Construct a focussed problem statement and conduct a suitable investigation, including literature/technology review, into the context of that problem
LO3: Demonstrate professional competence by applying appropriate theory and practice to the analysis, design, implementation and evaluation of a non-trivial set of deliverables
LO4: Show a capacity for self-appraisal by analysing the strengths and weaknesses of the project process and outcomes with reference to the initial objectives and to the work of others
LO5: Provide evidence of the foregoing in the form of a report
LO6: Defend the work orally at a Viva Voce examination

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