|Delivery Type||Delivery length / details|
|Seminars / Tutorials||11 x 2 hrs|
|Assessment Type||Assessment length / details||Proportion|
|Semester Assessment||A1 Participation and contribution.||15%|
|Semester Assessment||A3 Course Work: A survey paper of approximately 9000 words.||60%|
|Semester Assessment||A2 Conference type of poster representing approximately 20 hours work.||25%|
|Supplementary Exam||Resit failed examination and/or resubmission of failed/non-submitted coursework components or ones of equivalent value||100%|
On successful completion of this module students should be able to:
identify and use the main research resources that are available to software engineers
constructively participate in advanced technical debate in the field.
have a general overview of the field of Software Engineering and be aware of focused areas of research interest within it.
present current research at an appropriate level of detail to a technical audience.
produce a survey paper on some current area of Software Engineering research.
This module focuses on current issues in the field of Software Engineering. The module will involve students in an examination of current research literature of interest to software engineers.
|Skills Type||Skills details|
|Communication||Students are required to participate in seminars, give oral and poster presentations and a literature review.|
|Improving own Learning and Performance||Students will use experience and discussion of their first presentations to improve subsequent ones.|
|Information Technology||Inherent in the module.|
|Personal Development and Career planning|
|Research skills||Students will be required to acquire further knowlede from journals and on-line sources for presentations, poster and literature review.|
|Subject Specific Skills||Obtaining and evaluating information sources.|
Reading ListGeneral Text
Students will be directed to the primary literature and will be expected to search for additional material themselves Primo search
This module is at CQFW Level 7