Module Title:   Research Project Part 1 (MSc by Research)

Module Credit:   20

Module Code:   CM-0426D

Academic Year:   2015/6

Teaching Period:   Semester 1

Module Occurrence:   A

Module Level:   FHEQ Level 5

Module Type:   Project

Provider:   Computer Science

Related Department/Subject Area:   SCIM (Dept of Computer Science)

Principal Co-ordinator:   Dr Keshav Dahal

Additional Tutor(s):   -

Prerequisite(s):   None

Corequisite(s):   None

To enable the student to gain experience of completing a piece of research work (literature review and if suitable, simulation) to professional standards using some of the knowledge gained during the first semester.

Learning Teaching & Assessment Strategy:
Individual project work with ongoing feedback from project supervisor. A research report (or review paper) containing project specifications, a literature review and planned experimental approach has to be submitted. Students taking supplementary assessment will be required to repair deficiencies in the original submission.

Lectures:   0.00          Directed Study:   188.00           
Seminars/Tutorials:   12.00          Other:   0.00           
Laboratory/Practical:   0.00          Formal Exams:   0.00          Total:   200.00

On successful completion of this module you will be able to...

demonstrate by literature review an understanding and critical awareness of current problems and state of the art in the chosen research subject.

On successful completion of this module you will be able to...

Work to an agreed specification of the project requirements, take responsibility to analyse and explore a major project.

On successful completion of this module you will be able to...

demonstrate independent learning ability required for continuing professional development.

  Dissertation or Project Report   100%
  4000 word report

Outline Syllabus:
A research report will be written by the student and will be submitted by the end of the semester. A literature review and basic simulation work (if suitable for the project), is expected in the report. This will be considered as pre-requisite for the continuation of the project work in Research Project Part 2.

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