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FIT3048

Faculty of Information Technology

Undergraduate - Unit

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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)
OfferedMalaysia First semester 2014 (Day)
Caulfield Second semester 2014 (Day)
Clayton Second semester 2014 (Day)
Gippsland Second semester 2014 (Day)
Gippsland Second semester 2014 (Off-campus)
Malaysia Second semester 2014 (Day)
South Africa Second semester 2014 (Day)
South Africa Summer semester B 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.

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)

Workload requirements

Minimum total expected workload equals 12 hours per week comprising:

(a.) Contact hours for on-campus students:

  • 4-5 hours of seminars, studios, laboratories or supervisor meetings (depending on campus location)

(b.) Study schedule for off-campus students:

  • Off-campus students generally do not attend seminar and lab sessions, however should plan to spend equivalent time working through the relevant resources and participating in discussion groups each week.

(c.) Additional requirements (all students):

  • A minimum of 8 hours independent study and team work per week for completing a range of systems development activities.

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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