Courses & Units

ICT Project A KIT301

Launceston, Hobart

Note:

This unit can only be taken in your final full year of your degree.

Introduction

The capstone project units provides an opportunity for students to consolidate the knowledge and skills they have acquired in their course and apply them to a substantial ICT project. This unit extends the students development of the professional, technical, communication and teamwork skills required by ICT professionals in practice. Students will extend their knowledge and skills in the areas of project management and software development through completing professional project documentation and managing the development of the team project.

Summary

Unit name ICT Project A
Unit code KIT301
Credit points 12.5
College/School College of Sciences and Engineering
School of Information and Communication Technology
Discipline Information & Communication Technology
Coordinator Associate Professor Kristy de Salas
Available as student elective? Yes
Level Advanced

Availability

Location Study period Attendance options Available to
Launceston Semester 1 On-Campus International Domestic
Hobart Semester 1 On-Campus International Domestic

Key

On-campus
Off-Campus
International students
Domestic students
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Key Dates

Study Period Start date Census date WW date End date
Semester 1 21/2/2022 22/3/2022 11/4/2022 29/5/2022

* The Final WW Date is the final date from which you can withdraw from the unit without academic penalty, however you will still incur a financial liability (see withdrawal dates explained for more information).

Unit census dates currently displaying for 2022 are indicative and subject to change. Finalised census dates for 2022 will be available from the 1st October 2021.

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Learning Outcomes

  • adapt and apply techniques for acquiring, converting, transmitting, storing, managing and analysing data, information and knowledge.
  • select and effectively apply processes, methodologies, tools, research skills and techniques to analyze, model, develop, source, integrate and manage ICT products and services.
  • monitor the changing direction of ICT and evaluate and communicate the likely utility of emerging ICT to an individual or organisation.
  • explain and adapt appropriate ICT to support business processes and decision making to help an organisation achieve its objectives.
  • identify and analyze user needs and take them into account in the selection, creation, and evaluation of ICT systems.
  • analyze a problem, identify and define the ICT requirements, apply knowledge of ICT principles and technical skills to develop and evaluate strengths and weaknesses of potential solutions.
  • design, implement, and evaluate an ICT interface, system, process, component, or program to meet desired needs.
Field of Education Commencing Student Contribution 1 Grandfathered Student Contribution 1 Approved Pathway Course Student Contribution 2 Domestic Full Fee
029999 $1,002.00 $1,002.00 not applicable

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Requisites

Prerequisites

KIT203 AND (KIT206 or KIT205)

Teaching

Teaching Pattern

KIT301 operates as a project, with both Lectures to introduce content and assessment, and Management Meetings to review team progress. To complete this unit, a student must attend:
Week 1 - Lecture (x 3-4 hours)
Week 2 - Lecture (x 1 hour); Management Meeting (x0.5 hours)
Week 4 - Lecture (x1 hour); Management Meeting (x0.5 hours)
Week 7 - Lecture (x1 hour); Management Meeting (x0.5 hours)
Week 10 - Management Meeting (x0.5 hours)
Week 13 - Management Meeting (x0.5 hours)

AssessmentAssignment (15%)|Assignment (15%)|Assignment (20%)|Assignment (5%)|Peer review (40%)|Assignment (5%)
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Textbooks

Required

N/A

Recommended

N/A

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