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FIT3048

Faculty of Information Technology

Undergraduate - Unit

This unit entry is for students who completed this unit in 2013 only. For students planning to study the unit, please refer to the unit indexes in the the current edition of the Handbook. If you have any queries contact the managing faculty for your course or area of study.

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6 points, SCA Band 2, 0.125 EFTSL

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LevelUndergraduate
FacultyFaculty of Information Technology
Monash Passport categoryIndustry Linkage (Act Program)
OfferedCaulfield First semester 2013 (Day)
Sunway First semester 2013 (Day)
Caulfield Second semester 2013 (Day)
Clayton Second semester 2013 (Day)
Gippsland Second semester 2013 (Day)
Gippsland Second semester 2013 (Off-campus)
Sunway Second semester 2013 (Day)
South Africa Second semester 2013 (Day)
Caulfield Summer semester A 2013 (Day)
Sunway Summer semester A 2013 (Day)

Synopsis

In their final year of study, students are given the opportunity to develop new skills and apply the knowledge and skills they have gained, in the development of an IT application for a real world client. In teams, students design, develop and deliver an IT applications for a client, manage the project through all its development stages, communicate effectively with all project stakeholders and develop project documentation to a professional standard. Students also present their project work to academics and other groups, attend unit seminars, and contribute in a professional and committed manner to the work of their team.

FIT3048 is the second of two industry experience units for most majors in the Bachelor of Information Technology and Systems, Bachelor of Computer and Information Sciences and the Bachelor of Business Information Systems. Students must enrol in and pass FIT3048 after successful completion of FIT3047 to complete their industry experience project requirements.

Outcomes

At the completion of this unit students will be able to:

  • understand how IT applications are developed, including all aspects of the development process;
  • understand the roles and responsibilities of clients, system users, management and developers in a development project;
  • apply, in a practical setting, aspects of the theoretical work covered in their course;
  • develop an IT application using a prescribed methodology, conducting all activities associated with the development methodology;
  • work with clients or client representatives, communicating effectively with them to meet their requirements;
  • operate effectively as a member of a development team.

Assessment

In-semester assessment: 100%

Chief examiner(s)

Contact hours

Caulfield: 1.5 hr seminar/wk, 3 hrs laboratories/wk
Clayton: 1.5 hr seminar/wk, 3 hrs laboratories/wk
South Africa: As determined by supervisor
Sunway: As determined by supervisor
Gippsland: 2 hrs seminar/wk, 2 hrs laboratories/wk or as determined by supervisor

Prerequisites

FIT3047

The off-campus offering of FIT3048 is only available to BITS Gippsland DE students.

Prohibitions

CPE3200, CPE3300, CSE3200, CSE3301, FIT2032, FIT3015, FIT3016, FIT3017, FIT3025, FIT3026, FIT3038, FIT3039, FIT3040, FIT3045, GCO3819, GCO3700, GCO3800, GCO3900, GCO3800A, IMS3000, IMS3501, IMS3502

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