Module Title:Robotics Programming 3
Language of Instruction:English
Credits: 5
NFQ Level:6
Module Delivered In 2 programme(s)
Teaching & Learning Strategies: A combination of lectures, class discussions, tutorials, laboratory exercises and demonstrations will be used. Emphasis will be placed on active learning including problem / project-based learning.
Module Aim: To enhance students ability to develop software using a high-level programming language; to provide students with knowledge of modern techniques and concepts used in software development.
Learning Outcomes
On successful completion of this module the learner should be able to:
LO1 Demonstrate an understanding of the fundamentals of object-oriented software development and the building blocks of a high level object-oriented programming language.
LO2 Develop, debug, test, and document source code using an integrated development environment (IDE).
LO3 Understand and apply various algorithms to solve engineering-based problems.
LO4 Work as an individual or in a small group to design and implement a software solution for a real-world problem.
Pre-requisite learning
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Requirements
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Module Content & Assessment

Indicative Content
Object Orientated Programming
Classes, Objects, Inheritance, aggregation, and association.
Software Development, Testing and Debugging
Use an Integrated Development Environment (IDE) to test and debug code (breakpoints, single-step), develop test strategies, input error handling.
Data Structures
Lists, tuples, dictionaries, sets, user-defined data structures.
Algorithms
Application of algorithms to engineering problems.
Assessment Breakdown%
Project40.00%
Practical20.00%
End of Module Formal Examination40.00%
No Continuous Assessment
Project
Assessment Type Assessment Description Outcome addressed % of total Assessment Date
Project A problem-based learning project based on real world scenarios. 3,4 40.00 n/a
Practical
Assessment Type Assessment Description Outcome addressed % of total Assessment Date
Practical/Skills Evaluation A series of programming exercises to complement the theory elements of the module. 2,3,4 20.00 n/a
End of Module Formal Examination
Assessment Type Assessment Description Outcome addressed % of total Assessment Date
Formal Exam A theory and practical exam to assess the students' learning. 1,2,3 40.00 End-of-Semester

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Module Workload

Workload: Full Time
Workload Type Frequency Average Weekly Learner Workload
Lecture Every Week 2.00
Laboratory Every Week 3.00
Independent Learning Time Every Week 2.00
Total Hours 7.00
 

Module Delivered In

Programme Code Programme Semester Delivery
CW_EERAS_B Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) in Robotics and Automated Systems 4 Mandatory
CW_EERAS_D Bachelor of Engineering in Robotics and Automated Systems 4 Mandatory