Module Details

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Title FINAL YEAR SECOND SEMESTER 15 CREDIT PROJECT
Code COMP392
Coordinator Dr IV Biktasheva
Computer Science
Ivb@liverpool.ac.uk
Year CATS Level Semester CATS Value
Session 2017-18 Level 6 FHEQ Second Semester 15

Aims

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

Learning Outcomes

After completing the module students should be able:

  • To specify a 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 their 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 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 -


Teaching Schedule

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

  6

      8
Timetable (if known)              
Private Study 142
TOTAL HOURS 150

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    10  None: exemption approved.  According to University policy.  Assessment 1 
Coursework    20  None: exemption approved.  According to University policy.  Assessment 2 
Coursework    70  None: exemption approved.  According to University policy.  Assessment 3 Notes (applying to all assessments) Written Specification This work is not marked anonymously. Oral Presentation Anonymous marking impossible. Dissertation This work is not marked anonymously.  

Recommended Texts

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