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FIT3015

Faculty of Information Technology

Undergraduate - Unit

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12 points, SCA Band 2, 0.250 EFTSL

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LevelUndergraduate
FacultyFaculty of Information Technology
Monash Passport categoryIndustry Linkage (Act Program)
OfferedCaulfield First semester 2014 (Day)
Malaysia First semester 2014 (Day)
Malaysia Second semester 2014 (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.

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)

Workload requirements

Minimum total expected workload equals 24 hours per week comprising:

  • Two 3-hour studio sessions
  • One 1-hour seminar
  • One 1-hour supervisor meeting
  • Approximately 16 hours of additional work which will include a range of systems development activities.

Prerequisites

((FIT1001 and FIT1005) or FIT1031) and ((FIT1040 and one of FIT1035, FIT1008, FIT2034, FIT2071, FIT2081) or FIT1002) and FIT1004 and FIT2001 and FIT2002 and (FIT1003 or FIT2003) and (12 pts of FIT units at any year level) and (12 pts of FIT 2nd or 3rd year units).

This unit is only available for students in their final semester of study (24 pts or less to complete) for whom the IE project is a core requirement. Students must have a credit average and no failed units in the previous year of study and must have chief examiner and course director approval to enrol.

Prohibitions

CSE3301, GCO3819, GCO3700, GCO3800, GCO3900, GCO3800A, CPE3200, CPE3300, CSE3200, FIT2032, FIT3016, FIT3017, FIT3025, FIT3026, FIT3038, FIT3039, FIT3040, FIT3045, FIT3047, FIT3048, IMS3000, IMS3501, IMS3502

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