School of Computer Science

Module 06-07953 (2010)

First semester mini-project

Level 4/M A

Robert Hendley Semester 1 30 credits
Co-ordinator: Robert Hendley
Reviewer: John Bullinaria

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
  • learn and develop research skills appropriate to their 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

Teaching methods

Student work, supporting supervisions


  • Sessional: Report (100%).
  • Supplementary: None; the module can only be repeated.

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