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Module Specifications

Archived Version 2010 - 2011

Module Title Year 3 Project
Module Code CA326
School School of Computing

Online Module Resources

NFQ level 7 Credit Rating 15
Pre-requisite None
Co-requisite None
Compatibles None
Incompatibles None

The aim of the third year project is to give the students an opportunity to: - specify and design a medium-to-large scale project - apply different core skills from first and second year in the development and implementation of the project

Learning Outcomes

1. Functionally specify a medium to large scale project.
2. Design a medium to large scale project in compliance with its specification.
3. Implement a medium to large scale project in accordance with its design.
4. Validate the implementation of a medium to large scale project with respect to its design.
5. Document the major components of a medium to large scale project.
6. Present a medium to large scale project professionally to others.

Workload Full-time hours per semester
Type Hours Description
Assignment Completion375No Description
Total Workload: 375

All module information is indicative and subject to change. For further information,students are advised to refer to the University's Marks and Standards and Programme Specific Regulations at: http://www.dcu.ie/registry/examinations/index.shtml

Indicative Content and Learning Activities

Specification of Project / Analysis of Project

Functional Specification

Design and Development of Project


System Integration / System Testing

Project Demonstration.

Assessment Breakdown
Continuous Assessment100% Examination Weight0%
Course Work Breakdown
TypeDescription% of totalAssessment Date
Reassessment Requirement
Resit arrangements are explained by the following categories;
1 = A resit is available for all components of the module
2 = No resit is available for 100% continuous assessment module
3 = No resit is available for the continuous assessment component
Indicative Reading List

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