COMP40090 Research Project in Advanced Software Engineering

Academic Year 2022/2023

This module provides students on the MSc in Advanced Software Engineering with an opportunity to demonstrate the skills they have learned in the course of the programme by completing a supervised research project.

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Curricular information is subject to change

Learning Outcomes:

Students will develop an undertanding of the application of the techniques covered in the programme. The specific area depends on the nature of the project they undertake.

Student Effort Hours: 
Student Effort Type Hours
Autonomous Student Learning




Approaches to Teaching and Learning:
This module comprises a supervised project. 
Requirements, Exclusions and Recommendations
Learning Requirements:

Students are expected to have completed the taught component of the MSc in Advanced Software Engineering prior to undertaking this project.

Module Requisites and Incompatibles
Not applicable to this module.
Assessment Strategy  
Description Timing Open Book Exam Component Scale Must Pass Component % of Final Grade
Project: Dissertation and (possibly) software Varies over the Trimester n/a Graded No


Carry forward of passed components
Remediation Type Remediation Timing
In-Module Resit Prior to relevant Programme Exam Board
Please see Student Jargon Buster for more information about remediation types and timing. 
Feedback Strategy/Strategies

• Feedback individually to students, on an activity or draft prior to summative assessment

How will my Feedback be Delivered?

The student will have several meetings with their supervisor, and feedback will be given during these meetings. Such meetings may be face-to-face or conducted via an online modality.