COMPGS99 - Group Project in Software Engineering
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Note: Whilst every effort is made to keep the syllabus and assessment records correct, the precise details must be checked with the lecturer(s).
|Prerequisites||Completion of taught modules of the MSc SSE.|
|Taught By||Emmanuel Letier (100%) [Co-ordinator]|
Support from various academic staff as project supervisors
|Aims||The module gives students experience in undertaking and completing a large project in software systems engineering encompassing the full software development lifecycle, applying techniques learned throughout the programme, including the technical skills of analysis, design and implementation.|
Upon successful completion of the module, students will have deeper knowledge and understanding of the following, gained through first-hand experience applying the concepts of the taught element of the programme:
There is no set syllabus. Groups of students identify their chosen project area in conjunction with a supervisor who is a member of the academic staff. The supervisor provides support and guidance. The project runs full-time from June onwards, with the students responsible for organising themselves and their work with advice from their supervisor. Students are expected to meet with their supervisor on a regular basis, as agreed with the supervisor.
Method of Instruction
Working in teams under guidance from a project supervisor.
The course has the following assessment components:
- Individual Reports (40%)
- Group Project Report (40%)
- Oral examination (20%, 1 hour)
To pass this course, students must:
- Obtain an overall pass mark of 50% for all sections combined.
Books, papers, manuals, etc. relevant to the project.
Reading list available via the UCL Library catalogue.