CSC-40040 - MSc Project
Lecture Time:
Level: Level 7
Credits: 60
Study Hours: 600
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Programme/Approved Electives for 2024/25


Available as a Free Standing Elective





Completion of taught component of the relevant MSc course, or exemption from it.

Barred Combinations


Description for 2024/25

This module enables students to evaluate, integrate and apply theoretical knowledge and problem-solving skills to a programming, research or business problem within the discipline.

The aims of this module are:
1) To integrate and apply theoretical knowledge and problem-solving skills to an identified design and implementation need and/or an advanced research problem within the discipline.
2) To acquire and demonstrate transferable skills which enhance employability in the Information technology sector.
3) To develop a research topic and/or software product to an acceptable publishable or marketable standard.

Intended Learning Outcomes

evaluate options for undertaking the work required to meet the goal of the project and integrate these into an effective workplan: 1,2
integrate academic and practical skills to analyse, design, and deliver either a research project or a systems development project: 1,2
evaluate the relevant academic literature, software and hardware technologies in the context of a research or product development project: 1,2
assess the benefits and costs of range of relevant technologies in the context of a software development project and plan and deliver the execution of software development project: 1,2
communicate effectively and efficiently, using both visual and written media: 2

Study hours

Lectures 10 hours
Supervisor contact 15 hours
Private and directed study 575 hours

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Description of Module Assessment