CT6008: Advanced Group Project

CT6008: Advanced Group Project

Please note this module descriptor is indicative of the structure of this course and may be subject to change.

Module Title Advanced Group Project
Module Code CT6008
Module Tutor Paul O'Brien
School School of Business and Technology
CAT Points 30
Level of Study 6
Brief Description

Participate as a member of a multidisciplinary team employed to design, produce, test and document a substantial software product

Indicative Syllabus

The module enables students to work to a client brief to apply and integrate software development methods. Students work in a multidisciplinary team to investigate client requirements, design, implement, test and document a software product suitable for their field. The final version is presented to the client and staff.

Learning Outcomes

A student passing this module should be able to:

  1. Consolidate knowledge of tools and techniques employed to produce software applications,
  2. Critically evaluate their project management techniques,
  3. Propose and defend innovative solutions to a client brief,
  4.  Analyse the market for a software product and evaluate the financial viability of undertaking a given production,
  5. Design and evaluate functional and usability test procedures,
  6. Critically reflect upon their own and others' contribution to a group production.
Learning and Teaching Activities Scheduled Contact Hours: 60
Independent Learning Hours: 240
Assessment (For further details see the Module Guide) 001: 100% Assignment: Group:: 8000 words or equivalent
Special Assessment Requirements
Indicative Resources The current reading list can be found in the Module Guide, which your lecturer should make available via Moodle.

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