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2020/21 Taught Postgraduate Module Catalogue

COMP5530M Group Project

30 creditsClass Size: 50

Module manager: Dr Raymond Kwan
Email: r.s.kwan@leeds.ac.uk

Taught: Semester 2 (Jan to Jun), Semesters 1 & 2 (Sep to Jun) View Timetable

Year running 2020/21

This module is not approved as an Elective

Module summary

The Group Project provides an opportunity for you to work on a major computing project as part of a team. The project will further develop both your team working/ project management skills and your technical knowledge and skills.

Objectives

On completion of this module, students should be able to:

- work as part of a group on a major computing project;
- identify and review relevant literature;
- identify and implement an appropriate project methodology;
- manage the project using appropriate tools and techniques;
- deliver a solution as negotiated with the supervisor;
- evaluate the solution;
- give a presentation to an audience of peers and staff on aspects of the project;
- write a report presenting the problem and its solution;
- reflect upon the project experience.

Learning outcomes
On completion of the year/programme students should have provided evidence of being able to:
-to demonstrate in-depth, specialist knowledge and mastery of techniques relevant to the discipline and/or to demonstrate a sophisticated understanding of concepts, information and techniques at the forefront of the discipline;
-to exhibit mastery in the exercise of generic and subject-specific intellectual abilities;
-to demonstrate a comprehensive understanding of techniques applicable to their own research or advanced scholarship;
-to take a proactive and self-reflective role in working and to develop professional relationships with others;
-proactively to formulate ideas and hypotheses and to develop, implement and execute plans by which to evaluate these;
-critically and creatively to evaluate current issues, research and advanced scholarship in the discipline.


Syllabus

- Literature search and review techniques
- Project methodology and management
- Solution implementation
- Evaluation
- Report writing
- Presentation skills
- Ethics
- Reflection on experience.

Teaching methods

Due to COVID-19, teaching and assessment activities are being kept under review - see module enrolment pages for information

Delivery typeNumberLength hoursStudent hours
Presentation11.001.00
Supervision111.0011.00
Seminar51.005.00
Private study hours283.00
Total Contact hours17.00
Total hours (100hr per 10 credits)300.00

Private study

Self-directed study: 283 hours.

Opportunities for Formative Feedback

- Regular meetings with supervisor(s)
- Aim and minimum requirements formative deliverable
- Interim Report formative deliverable
- Progress Meeting with supervisor(s) and assessor.

Methods of assessment

Due to COVID-19, teaching and assessment activities are being kept under review - see module enrolment pages for information


Coursework
Assessment typeNotes% of formal assessment
ReportGroup Report100.00
Total percentage (Assessment Coursework)100.00

Reassessment is not available for this module.

Reading list

There is no reading list for this module

Last updated: 10/08/2020 08:12:19

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