Module Details

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Title HONOURS YEAR COMPUTER SCIENCE PROJECT
Code COMP390
Coordinator Dr IV Biktasheva
Computer Science
Ivb@liverpool.ac.uk
Year CATS Level Semester CATS Value
Session 2017-18 Level 6 FHEQ Whole Session 30

Aims

  • To give students the opportunity to work in a guided but independent fashion to explore a substantial computing problem in depth, making practical use of principles, techniques and methodologies acquired elsewhere in the course.
  • To give experience of carrying out a large piece of individual work and in producing a dissertation.
  • To enhance communication skills, both oral and written.

Learning Outcomes

To specify a substantial problem, and produce a plan to address the problem      

To manage their time effectively so as to carry out their plan

To locate and make use of information relevant to their project

To design a solution to a substantial problem

To implement and test their solution
To evaluate in a critical fashion the work they have done, and to place it in the context of related work
To prepare and deliver a formal presentation

To prepare and deliver a demonstration of software

To structure and write a dissertation describing their project

Syllabus

1

All projects should contain the following elements: research, design, realisation and evaluation. Particular topics are allocated on an individual basis.


Teaching and Learning Strategies

Lecture -

Tutorial -

Laboratory Work -


Teaching Schedule

  Lectures Seminars Tutorials Lab Practicals Fieldwork Placement Other TOTAL
Study Hours 2

  12

2

    16
Timetable (if known)              
Private Study 284
TOTAL HOURS 300

Assessment

EXAM Duration Timing
(Semester)
% of
final
mark
Resit/resubmission
opportunity
Penalty for late
submission
Notes
             
CONTINUOUS Duration Timing
(Semester)
% of
final
mark
Resit/resubmission
opportunity
Penalty for late
submission
Notes
Coursework  The specification re  No reassessment opportunity  Standard UoL penalty applies  Project Specification There is no reassessment opportunity,  
Coursework  a design document fo  15  No reassessment opportunity  Standard UoL penalty applies  Design Documentation and Presentation There is no reassessment opportunity,  
Coursework  15 minute final demo  15  No reassessment opportunity  Standard UoL penalty applies  Project Demonstration There is no reassessment opportunity,  
Coursework  Your task is to prod  65  No reassessment opportunity  Standard UoL penalty applies  Project Report There is no reassessment opportunity, Notes (applying to all assessments) Written specification This work is not marked anonymously. Design Presentation/Documentation Anonymous marking impossible. Demonstration Anonymous marking impossible. Dissertation This work is not marked anonymously.  

Recommended Texts

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