School of Computer Science

Module 06-18159 (2010)

Project (CompSci - MSc)

Level 4/M A

Rami Bahsoon Semester 3 60 credits
Co-ordinator: Rami Bahsoon
Reviewer: Peter Tino

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


The aims of this module are to:

  • allow students to carry out a substantial task of their own choosing, in an area appropriate to their degree programme
  • allow students to demonstrate their competence as computing professionals, and to apply what they have learnt in the other components of their degree programme
  • facilitate independent work on a substantial individual software project, including background research and project management

Learning Outcomes

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

  • carry out a substantial individual software-related task, including appropriate background research, demonstrating a professional approach
  • work independently, prioritising different components of the work and managing a large project effectively
  • present work undertaken both orally and in a formal project report, justifying decisions taken and evaluating outcomes

Teaching methods

Students work independently with an appointed supervisor.


  • Sessional: Demonstration, project report (used in combination with no fixed division of marks).
  • Supplementary: None; the module may only be repeated.

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