Module details for Professional Project Development and Delivery


This module involves delivering a team based development project or other technical investigation project, which was planned and initially conceptualised in CMP308 (Professional Project Planning and Prototyping). The nature of the project will be relevant to the programme studied by the student.


The aim of this Module is to provide the student with: the opportunity to present and develop a product or technical solution by applying design, development and evaluation principles in a team environment; the ability to operate professionally as a subject specialist within a team and in interaction with project stakeholders.

Learning Outcomes

By the end of this module the student should be able to:

1.  Select and use appropriate project management techniques and tools to design, implement, test and evaluate a product

2.  Contribute effectively to presentation and communication activities including demonstrating the developed product to stakeholders in a client pitch and project report

3.  Work effectively within a team and critically appraise the individual contribution

Indicative Content

1 Orientation

Consolidation of project teams and target problem

2 Project principles

Required development methodologies during product production

3 Documentation

The importance and content of a requirements specification and related documentation

4 Design

The role of design and redesign during project development

5 Implementation

Implementation issues and approaches

6 Quality and Standards

Testing and evaluation methods and execution.

7 Communication

Oral and written communication and demonstration of software product or investigation

8 Project planning and team working

Planning the project, organising a team, supporting colleagues, devising weekly plans, keeping progress records

9 Self−evaluation

Personal contribution to team progress

Teaching and Learning Work Loads

Teaching and Learning Method Hours
Lecture 3
Tutorial/Seminar 0
Practical Activity 36
Assessment 100
Independent 61
Total 200

Guidance notes

SCQF Level - The Scottish Credit and Qualifications Framework provides an indication of the complexity of award qualifications and associated learning and operates on an ascending numeric scale from Levels 1-12 with SCQF Level 10 equating to a Scottish undergraduate Honours degree.

Credit Value – The total value of SCQF credits for the module. 20 credits are the equivalent of 10 ECTS credits. A full-time student should normally register for 60 SCQF credits per semester.


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