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CS551M: INFORMATICS PROJECT (2019-2020)

Last modified: 25 Sep 2019 09:58


Course Overview

Consists of a supervised project that provides experience of investigating a real problem in computing science, or a computing application/technology. Presenting the results obtained is an integral part of the investigation.

Course Details

Study Type Undergraduate Level 5
Session Second Sub Session Credit Points 60 credits (30 ECTS credits)
Campus Aberdeen Sustained Study No
Co-ordinators
  • Dr Nigel Beacham

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

  • Master of Engineering in Computing Science
  • Any Undergraduate Programme (Studied)
  • Programme Level 5

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

Consists of a supervised project that provides experience of investigating a real problem in computing science, or a computing application/technology. Presenting the results obtained is 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

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

There are no assessments for this course.

Formative Assessment

There are no assessments for this course.

Course Learning Outcomes

Knowledge LevelThinking SkillOutcome
ReflectionCreateGain experience of investigating a scientific or technical topic
ReflectionEvaluateGain experience of presenting the results of own work primarily in writing, but also orally in the demo/presentation
ConceptualAnalyseGain experience of reading and critical thinking about a specialist topic in depth
ConceptualAnalyseGain experience in the critical evaluation of other peoples’ scientific/technological work

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