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CS4525: JOINT HONOURS COMPUTER PROJECT (2021-2022)

Last modified: 31 May 2022 13:05


Course Overview

Consists of a supervised project which provides experience of investigating a real problem in computing science, or a computing application/technology. Learner 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 30 credits (15 ECTS credits)
Campus Aberdeen Sustained Study No
Co-ordinators
  • Dr N. Oren

Qualification Prerequisites

  • Either Programme Level 3 or Programme Level 4

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

What other courses must be taken with this course?

None.

What courses cannot be taken with this course?

Are there a limited number of places available?

No

Course Description

Concists 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 of the investigation. 


Details, including assessment, may be subject to change until 31 July 2022 for 1st half-session courses and 23 December 2022 for 2nd half-session courses.

Contact Teaching Time

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

Teaching Breakdown

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Details, including assessment, may be subject to change until 31 July 2022 for 1st half-session courses and 23 December 2022 for 2nd half-session courses.

Summative Assessments

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.

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 adequate. 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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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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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.

Formative Assessment

There are no assessments for this course.

Course 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.

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