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2019/20 Taught Postgraduate Module Catalogue

COMP5200M MSc Project

60 creditsClass Size: 150

Module manager: Dr Lydia Lau
Email: l.m.s.lau@leeds.ac.uk

Taught: 1 Jan to 30 Sep View Timetable

Year running 2019/20

This module is not approved as an Elective

Objectives

On completion of this module, students should be able to:
- demonstrate an in-depth comprehension of the topics/issues relevant to the project;
- select and apply the appropriate research methods for their chosen project area;
- demonstrate independent application of the knowledge, methods and techniques that he or she has acquired during the MSc programme in producing a solution in the project. Normally some elements of software implementation are expected;
- demonstrate skills in project management and research presentation;
- produce a critical evaluation on the outcome of the project.

Syllabus

The process of conducting a Masters project. Literature review and research methods. Writing up the dissertation. Regular meetings with supervisor(s) to discuss project work; where appropriate, meetings with external 'project owner' to ascertain direction and scope of project.

Teaching methods

Delivery typeNumberLength hoursStudent hours
Presentation11.001.00
Supervision161.0016.00
Seminar81.008.00
Private study hours575.00
Total Contact hours25.00
Total hours (100hr per 10 credits)600.00

Private study

Self-directed study: 575 hours

Opportunities for Formative Feedback

Regular meetings with supervisor(s);
Scoping and planning document
Progress Meeting with supervisor(s) and assessor.

Methods of assessment


Coursework
Assessment typeNotes% of formal assessment
ProjectDissertation100.00
Total percentage (Assessment Coursework)100.00

Resits will be assessed by the same methodology as the first attempt, unless otherwise stated.

Reading list

There is no reading list for this module

Last updated: 30/04/2019

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