|Module Title||DISTRIBUTED SYSTEMS GROUP PROJECT|
|Co-ordinator||Professor Christopher J Price|
|Semester||Available all semesters|
|Other staff||Professor Christopher J Price, Mr David J Smith, Mr Christopher W Loftus, Mr Rhys Parry|
|Pre-Requisite||Available only to students taking the Diploma/MSc in Computer Science scheme in Aberystwyth., Considerable software engineering experience and approval of the Department?s MSc Coordination panel.|
|Course delivery||Seminars / Tutorials||All 20 hours of contact time will take the form of tutorials, some on-line and others face-to-face.|
|Workload Breakdown||180 hours of private study and coursework assessment.|
Tutorials will be undertaken at the start of the project to set out the content of the project, and the terms on which it will be developed and assessed. Further tutorials will be undertaken where students are able to complete their project with the help and advice of teaching staff.
2. Written material.
Various written material giving guidance on carrying out the project, assessment issues, and the project submission is provided by the Department.
|Problem solving||Deciding on an appropriate design when developing a distributed application|
|Research skills||Students will be required to acquire further knowledge from books and on-line sources|
|Communication||Students will practice communication skills during the tutorial and assignment|
|Improving own Learning and Performance||The assessed coursework requires students to develop their understanding of issues associated with the module|
|Team work||This is a group project, so team-work is important.|
|Information Technology||Entire content of module|
|Application of Number||No|
|Personal Development and Career planning||No|
|Subject Specific Skills||See learning outcomes|
This module is at CQFW Level 7