Subject details

  • Topics
    • Project and Group Formation
    • Project Specification, System Design and Planning
    • Preliminary Implementation, Discussion of Technical Issues
    • Review of project specification, design and planning
    • Review and discussion of system implementation
    • Design refinement. Preparation of documentation
    • System Implementation. Planning of system test
    • Progress Review. Group discussion of Technical Issues
    • Draft documentation. System test and refinement
    • Review of project documentation and system test
  • Study resources
    • Instructional Methods
      • Audio/Video conferencing
      • Blog
      • Chat Rooms
      • Disscusion forum/Discussion Board
      • E-Portfolios
      • Embedded Multimedia
      • Online assignment submission
      • Podcasting/Leacture capture
      • Standard Media
      • Streaming Multimedia
      • Web links
      • Wikis
    • Online Materials
      • Resources and Links
      • Printable format materials
      • Online Assessment
      • Audio-Video streaming
      • FAQs

On completion of this subject you should have:

  1. Apply knowledge of the key principles of project management to a significant IT project, choose a suitable development methodology, design and deliver industry standard software and documentation
  2. Analyse and solve a problem requiring an IT solution, propose and evaluate alternative approaches by conducting experiments, collecting data, identifying and evaluating the appropriate development tools and frameworks
  3. Work collaboratively and effectively in a team environment to plan and implement project requirements, participating as a team member and/or team leader and demonstrating understanding of the team dynamic that is critical to your project’s success
  4. Negotiate the project deliverables and milestones and assume responsibility for a successful outcome
  5. Communicate with clients in a professional manner, delivering presentations and writing technical research reports using the appropriate language of the field.
  • Assignment 1 - Group Project (100%)

Textbooks are subject to change within the academic year. Students are advised to purchase their books no earlier than one to two months before the start of a subject

Entry Requirements

You must have successfully completed the following subject(s) before starting this subject:

Special requirements

No special requirements

This subject is designed to provide you with hands on practical experience developing software in a project environment. You work in teams and will complete projects from inception to implementation.

This subject includes a work integrated learning (WIL) experience in which your knowledge and skills will be applied and assessed in a real or simulated workplace context and where feedback from industry and/ or community is integral to your experience.

As the project teams and projects will be assigned during the first week all enrolled students are advised to engage with the degree from the beginning of week 1.

Please note: This subject is considered to be a "capstone" subject for the Bachelor of Information Technology degree in which students demonstrate their competency in a (simulated) Work Integrated Learning (WIL) environment.

All students seeking the Bachelor of Information Technology award will need to complete this subject.

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