School of Computer Science

Module 06-02637 (2010)

Project - Advanced MSc

Level 4/M A

Robert Hendley Semester 3 60 credits
Co-ordinator: Robert Hendley
Reviewer: Peter Tino

The Module Description is a strict subset of this Syllabus Page.


The aims of this module are to:

  • allow the student to deepen their knowledge of an area of computing through individual, supervised study
  • develop research skills appropriate to the student's chosen area of computing

Learning Outcomes

On successful completion of this module, the student should be able to:

  • define aims and objectives for a research project and propose feasible working plans to accomplish the work
  • manage their project and their time
  • search the literature of their topic in a systematic fashion
  • demonstrate good written and verbal communication
  • reach a level where they could work in their area of computing at a level appropriate to a first year research student or move into advanced work in industry


  • 06-07953 - First semester mini-project
  • 06-07954 - Second semester mini-project

Teaching methods

Student work and supporting supervisions


  • Sessional: Report, presentation or poster, and an optional project inspection at the request of the student and/or the assessors.
  • Supplementary: None; the module may only be repeated.

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