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CS551Q: ENTERPRISE SOFTWARE DEVELOPMENT (2020-2021)

Last modified: 05 Aug 2021 13:04


Course Overview

This is a look at data science with respect to business intelligence, dashboards whereby students learn to create applications for handling larger datasets, as well as as a knowledge of visualisations for different situations. This also covers networking and fault tolerance issues as part of learning to development for continuous integration and continuous deployment of the applications.

Course Details

Study Type Postgraduate Level 5
Session Second Sub Session Credit Points 15 credits (7.5 ECTS credits)
Campus Aberdeen Sustained Study No
Co-ordinators
  • Dr Bruce A. Scharlau

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

  • Any Postgraduate Programme
  • MSc Information Technology

What other courses must be taken with this course?

None.

What courses cannot be taken with this course?

None.

Are there a limited number of places available?

No

Course Description

We will explore a range of different datasets that characterise a range of different common challenges to learn different ways in which we might visualise them. We will also learn how to host these applications in the cloud. The topics covered include:

  • Data manipulation
  • Data visualisation
  • Network issues for applications
  • Continuous integration
  • Continuous deployment

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

  • 1 Practical during University weeks 31 - 34, 38

More Information about Week Numbers


In light of Covid-19 and the move to blended learning delivery the assessment information advertised for second half-session courses may be subject to change. All updates for second-half session courses will be actioned in advance of the second half-session teaching starting. Please check back regularly for updates.

Summative Assessments

Computer Programming Exercise

Assessment Type Summative Weighting 25
Assessment Weeks Feedback Weeks

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Feedback in MyAberdeen about 2-3 weeks after submission.

Learning Outcomes
Knowledge LevelThinking SkillOutcome
ProceduralApplyAn ability to use agile requirements gathering to develop an application meeting client needs.
ProceduralEvaluateAn ability to design dimensional data models to support a software application.
ProceduralEvaluateAn ability to apply lightweight data science approaches to develop a dashboard application.

Computer Programming Exercise

Assessment Type Summative Weighting 25
Assessment Weeks Feedback Weeks

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Feedback

Feedback in MyAberdeen about 2-3 weeks after submission.

Learning Outcomes
Knowledge LevelThinking SkillOutcome
ConceptualUnderstandThe ability to refactor and test applications to ensure the appropriate standard of quality.
ProceduralApplyAn ability to use agile requirements gathering to develop an application meeting client needs.
ProceduralCreateAn ability to apply appropriate continuous integration and continuous deployment techniques to application development.

Practical Quizzes

Assessment Type Summative Weighting 25
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Feedback

Each student needs to participate in the session and complete set exercises as a component of the mark. These will be marked and comments returned orally or on MyAberdeen.

Learning Outcomes
Knowledge LevelThinking SkillOutcome
ConceptualUnderstandThe ability to refactor and test applications to ensure the appropriate standard of quality.
ProceduralApplyAn ability to use agile requirements gathering to develop an application meeting client needs.
ProceduralCreateAn ability to apply appropriate continuous integration and continuous deployment techniques to application development.
ProceduralEvaluateAn ability to apply lightweight data science approaches to develop a dashboard application.
ProceduralEvaluateAn ability to design dimensional data models to support a software application.

Class Test

Assessment Type Summative Weighting 25
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Marked automatically in MyAberdeen.

Learning Outcomes
Knowledge LevelThinking SkillOutcome
ConceptualUnderstandThe ability to refactor and test applications to ensure the appropriate standard of quality.
ProceduralApplyAn ability to use agile requirements gathering to develop an application meeting client needs.
ProceduralCreateAn ability to apply appropriate continuous integration and continuous deployment techniques to application development.
ProceduralEvaluateAn ability to design dimensional data models to support a software application.
ProceduralEvaluateAn ability to apply lightweight data science approaches to develop a dashboard application.

Formative Assessment

There are no assessments for this course.

Resit Assessments

Resubmission of failed element

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Learning Outcomes
Knowledge LevelThinking SkillOutcome
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Course Learning Outcomes

Knowledge LevelThinking SkillOutcome
ProceduralCreateAn ability to apply appropriate continuous integration and continuous deployment techniques to application development.
ProceduralApplyAn ability to use agile requirements gathering to develop an application meeting client needs.
ProceduralEvaluateAn ability to design dimensional data models to support a software application.
ProceduralEvaluateAn ability to apply lightweight data science approaches to develop a dashboard application.
ConceptualUnderstandThe ability to refactor and test applications to ensure the appropriate standard of quality.

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