Module 25345 (2018)
Module description - Professional Computing
The Module Description is a strict subset of the Syllabus Page.
|Module Title||Professional Computing|
|School||School of Computer Science|
|Member of Staff||Phillip Smith|
|Semester||Semester 1 - 10 credits|
Formal lecture-format presentations by module staff and visiting lecturers, group work.
Contact Hours: Approximately 20 (lectures + student presentations)
The module introduces students to ethical, social, legal and professional issues in computing in combination with report writing skills. Student participation is an important component of the module, both in researching and presenting material. Some lectures are given by external speakers with appropriate professional experience.
On successful completion of this module, the student should be able to:
Sessional: examination (50%), continuous assessment (50%)
Supplementary (where allowed): Repeat only.
The continuous assessment consists of an individual report and group presentation material.