Subject Descriptions - Subject Information

Calendar: 2017 Postgraduate
Faculty: Faculty of Engineering and Information Sciences
Department: School of Computing and Information Technology

Subject Information
Subject Code CSCI992
Subject Name Professional Project
Credit Points 12
Pre-Requisites (CSCI814 or CSCI920) and (CSCI940 or CSIT940).
Co-Requisites None.
Restrictions None.
Equivalence None.
Assessment Code of Conduct 15%; Proposal Documentation 15%; Team Work Documentation 15%; Presentations 15%; Requirement/domain analysis 20%; Final Project Documentation 20%
General Subject Yes.

Subject Description
Working in groups, students design, implement, and document a software system. Involves: project planning and scheduling, seminars and individual presentations, group coordination, research of proposed application domain, use of design methodologies, design documentation, coding, module and system integration, testing, verification, implementation and adherence to professional and ethical practices. A small number of project topics have been proposed. Students will form teams, each of which will design, implement and document a solution to one of the proposed projects. Teams will meet weekly with supervisors to discuss progress and problems.

Subject Learning Outcomes
On successful completion of this subject, students will be able to:
1. Justify and demonstrate the use of appropriate technology in team work.
2. Develop and present a software project proposal.
3. Develop and justify software project requirements.
4. Provide and document evidence of team work skills.
5. Develop and demonstrate adherence to a professional code of conduct.
6. Undertake data collection, management and analysis appropriate to a group software project.
7. Apply ethical standards to a capstone project.