|| CHM9060 |
|| MSC PROJECT |
|| 2006/2007 |
|| Dr Edel M Sherratt |
|| Available all semesters |
|| Dr Edel M Sherratt, Mr Frank Bott |
|| Successful completion of all other modules; see regulations. |
|| Only available to students registered for the MSc in Computer Science in Aberystwyth. |
| Course delivery
|| Workload Breakdown || 600 hours of private study and assessment |
|Assessment Type||Assessment Length/Details||Proportion|
|Semester Assessment|| Dissertation: ||100%|
|Supplementary Assessment|| Resubmission under University Guidelines || |
|| http://www.aber.ac.uk/compsci/ModuleInfo/CHM9060 |
Learning outcomesOn successful completion of this module students should be able to:
carried out a comparatively small scale piece of computing work, independently.
been informed in their approach to this work by the available literature.
thought critically about their work.
analysed and described the work in a clear and well written dissertation.
The purpose of the project, on which the dissertation is based, is to demonstrate that the student has acquired the ability to undertake and satisfactorily complete a major piece of work in computing.
The aim of the MSc project is to demonstrate that students can:
bring together the knowledge acquired from the various modules in the programme and apply it to a major task;
use the professional and academic literature to extend their knowledge to meet the challenges of the project;
critically evaluate other people's work and their own.
** Recommended Background
J A Sharp and K Howard (1996) The Management of a Student Research Project
2nd. Gower,Aldershot 056607706X
** Recommended Text
Frank Bott (1999) MSc in Computer Science: Guidelines for Projects and Dissertations
Computer Science Dept, UWA
This module is at CQFW Level 7