Faculty of Information Technology
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This unit is intended to provide practical experience in designing, developing and testing a non-trivial computer science project. Projects are generally software-based, although sometimes they may involve hardware development or investigation of theory. Projects cover the whole process of software (or hardware) development, from analysis through design to implementation and testing. Comprehensive written documentation on the project is required. Students are assigned in groups to a project supervisor. There are no lectures in this unit, although students will be expected to attend regular meetings with their project supervisor. The application problem will normally be drawn from the student's field of specialisation.
On completion of this unit, students should be able to:
Projects are assessed by individual project supervisors.
Minimum total expected workload equals 24 hours per week. Students will be expected to hold regular meetings with supervisor(s) over the course of the semester.
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