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CS4529: SINGLE HONOURS COMPUTING PROJECT (2020-2021)

Last modified: 05 Aug 2021 13:04


Course Overview

Consists of a supervised project which provides experience of investigating a real problem in computing science, or a computing application/technology. Learners will apply knowledge and skills gained earlier in their degree programme, and seek to go even further. Managing the project and presenting the results obtained are an integral part of the investigation.

Course Details

Study Type Undergraduate Level 4
Session Second Sub Session Credit Points 60 credits (30 ECTS credits)
Campus Aberdeen Sustained Study No
Co-ordinators
  • Dr Nigel A Beacham

What courses & programmes must have been taken before this course?

What other courses must be taken with this course?

None.

Are there a limited number of places available?

No

Course Description

Consists of a supervised project which provides experience of investigating a real problem in computing science, or a computing application/technology. Learners will apply knowledge and skills gained earlier in their degree programme, and seek to go even further. Managing the project and presenting the results obtained are an integral part of the investigation.


In light of Covid-19 this information is indicative and may be subject to change.

Contact Teaching Time

Information on contact teaching time is available from the course guide.

Teaching Breakdown

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Summative Assessments

Project Report/Dissertation

Assessment Type Summative Weighting 80
Assessment Weeks 40 Feedback Weeks 43

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Feedback

Formative feedback for the project plan will be provided in written form to those students whose plan is not deemed to be adequte. Additionally, formative feedback on performance (for all students) will be provided informally during weekly meetings with the project supervisor.

The student has the opportunity to generate a draft of the thesis prior to submission for review by the supervisor who provides comments.

Learning Outcomes
Knowledge LevelThinking SkillOutcome
ProceduralCreateCommunication of scientific/technical results to a general audience.
ProceduralEvaluateAbility to evaluate and plan for handling both project risks and commercial risks.

Poster Presentation

Assessment Type Summative Weighting 5
Assessment Weeks 39 Feedback Weeks 42

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Feedback
Learning Outcomes
Knowledge LevelThinking SkillOutcome
ProceduralCreateCommunication of scientific/technical results to a general audience.

Oral Presentation: Individual

Assessment Type Summative Weighting 5
Assessment Weeks 41 Feedback Weeks 43

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Feedback
Learning Outcomes
Knowledge LevelThinking SkillOutcome
ProceduralCreateCommunication of scientific/technical results to a general audience.
ProceduralEvaluateAbility to evaluate and plan for handling both project risks and commercial risks.

Report: Individual

Assessment Type Summative Weighting 10
Assessment Weeks 27 Feedback Weeks 30

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Learning Outcomes
Knowledge LevelThinking SkillOutcome
ProceduralEvaluateAbility to evaluate and plan for handling both project risks and commercial risks.

Formative Assessment

There are no assessments for this course.

Course Learning Outcomes

Knowledge LevelThinking SkillOutcome
ProceduralEvaluateAbility to evaluate and plan for handling both project risks and commercial risks.
ProceduralCreateCommunication of scientific/technical results to a general audience.

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