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Bachelor Project Preparation

Code

IT-BPR1

Version

2.0

Offered by

ICT Engineering

ECTS

5

Prerequisites

To have passed 1st to 5th semester, or equivalent to 150 ECTS.

Main purpose

The purpose of the course is to prepare the student for their Bachelor Project. In preparing the Bachelor Project, the students learn how to recognize important sets of problems within the professional area, alternative solutions to them and the demands of companies and their environments. In the course, the students are taught how to apply scientific knowledge and work methods to their own field in new and changing situations. The students will form groups and analyse their group composition and describe it in writing, while also establishing and agreeing upon a set of rules to follow when working as a group. They also learn to communicate in writing, to a proposed problem to study, through the development of a project description. Lastly, the students will the analysis part of their proposed solution, by establishing software requirements in a chosen format.

Each bachelor project group must consist of 2-3 students. One-person groups are not allowed!
 
It is recommended to find the project in association with an external company or organization.

Knowledge

After having completed this course, the student should be able to:
  • Explain the concept of plagiarism and how to avoid it
  • Identify a problem and a problem domain
  • Evaluate teamwork and team dynamics
  • Select relevant methods for developing a project

Skills

After having completed this course, the student should be able to:
  • Perform information search and retrieval
  • Apply selected theories on their own group and identify potential challenges
  • Describe a proposed problem to solve, as well as its context
  • Plan and delimit a software development project
  • Find relevant guidelines and templates


 

Competences

After having completed this course, the student should be able to:
  • Describe a larger Software Engineering project in a Project Description
  • Apply the preliminary steps in a system development process
  • Define clear and concise requirements using a selected standard
  • Demonstrate the ability to work coherently in a group
 

Topics

The Bachelor Project Preparation includes:
  • Group dynamics
  • Report writing
  • Time schedule and milestones
  • Reference/citation model and literature search

 

Teaching methods and study activities

Presentations, supervisor meetings, and independent group work.

Study Activity Model

CATEGORY 1 (14%)

  • Lessons/lectures
  • Company presentations

CATEGORY 2 (28%)

  • Exercises, compulsory assignments
  • Literature and information search

CATEGORY 3 (48 %)

  • Supervisor meetings

CATEGORY 4 (10 %)

  • Own reflections and dialogue about teamwork and learning
  • Preparation for exam

Resources

To be announced on Itslearning.

Evaluation

Examination

 Permit criteria for attending exam:
Mandatory course activities completed

‚ÄčType of Exam:
Assessed on the basis of one mandatory assignment, the Project Description.
Internal assessment

Re-exam:
Re-submission of a revised Project Description

Grading criteria

Grading based on the Danish 7-point scale.
The Project Description will be used to determine your grade.

Additional information

Responsible

Michael Viuff (MIVI)

Valid from

8/1/2022 12:00:00 AM

Course type

Compulsory Course for all ICT Engineering
Project
6. semester
Web 6 og 7

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