Module Title:Project (Software Development)
Language of Instruction:English
Credits: 10
NFQ Level:6
Module Delivered In 3 programme(s)
Teaching & Learning Strategies: Students work on in teams of four to a detailed specification for some common type of business. The tutor assigned to the team provides the specification. The team develops a web based dynamic database system. They produce a database design, user interface and code. Detailed standards, guidelines and deadlines are published and strictly enforced. The deliverables are the database design, the user interface design and the code.
Module Aim: To provide the learner with the experience of working in a small team to produce a web application with database integration for a common type of business.
Learning Outcomes
On successful completion of this module the learner should be able to:
LO1 Engage, communicate and collaborate with other students as part of a small team.
LO2 Understand the importance of time management skills when working to a deadline.
LO3 Appreciate the importance of advance planning as it relates to project management.
LO4 Produce fully tested, working code.
LO5 Produce high quality project documentation to the required specification and format.
LO6 Present and discuss their work confidently in a demonstration setting.
Pre-requisite learning
Module Recommendations

This is prior learning (or a practical skill) that is recommended before enrolment in this module.

No recommendations listed
Incompatible Modules
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Co-requisite Modules
8591 PROG Web Programming and Databases 2
This is prior learning (or a practical skill) that is mandatory before enrolment in this module is allowed.
No requirements listed

Module Content & Assessment

Indicative Content
Project draws on material delivered in the Web Programming and Databases modules. There is no additional content.
Assessment Breakdown%
No Continuous Assessment
Assessment Type Assessment Description Outcome addressed % of total Assessment Date
Project Database Design 1,2,3,5 10.00 Week 3
Project User interface Design 1,2,3,5 20.00 Week 6
Project Project Demonstration and interview with each student 1,2,3,4,5,6 70.00 Week 11
No Practical
No End of Module Formal Examination

SETU Carlow Campus reserves the right to alter the nature and timings of assessment


Module Workload

Workload: Full Time
Workload Type Frequency Average Weekly Learner Workload
Project 12 Weeks per Stage 1.00
Project 12 Weeks per Stage 1.00
Project 12 Weeks per Stage 3.00
Independent Learning 15 Weeks per Stage 12.67
Total Hours 250.00

Module Delivered In

Programme Code Programme Semester Delivery
CW_KCSOF_B Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Software Development 4 Mandatory
CW_KCSOF_D Bachelor of Science in Software Development 4 Mandatory
CW_KCCOM_C Higher Certificate in Science in Computing Programming 4 Mandatory