Short Title:Dissertation
Full Title:Dissertation
Module Code:DISS H6005
 
Credits: 30
Field of Study:Computer Science
Module Delivered in 2 programme(s)
Reviewed By:FINBARR FEENEY
Module Author:GARY CLYNCH
Module Description:To develop and apply research skills to a selected topic in Computing, to formulate a research question following an investigation of the field, to devise a methodology to undertake a study of the question, to conduct the study, to analyse results and derive conclusions, and to disseminate the results.
Learning Outcomes
On successful completion of this module the learner will be able to:
LO1 Develop specialised knowledge of a chosen research topic in computing
LO2 Critically review the state of the art in the field and formulate a research question following that review
LO3 Place the research question in the context in the state of the art in the field
LO4 Develop a project plan for the research
LO5 Devise a method of solution to address the research question, implement it, critically analyse the results, and derive conclusions
LO6 Identify possible follow on work
LO7 Effectively communicate the research undertaken in a written thesis and research paper, and through oral presentations and demonstrations
LO8 Develop research skills and an ability to think and work independently in a research context
 

Module Content & Assessment

TU Dublin – Tallaght Campus reserves the right to alter the nature and timings of assessment

 

Module Workload

Workload: Full Time
Workload Type Workload Description Hours Frequency Average Weekly Learner Workload
Independent Learning Indepedent student effort 35.00 Every Week 35.00
Lecturer Supervised Learning Meeting with supervisor 1.00 Every Week 1.00
Total Weekly Learner Workload 36.00
Total Weekly Contact Hours 1.00
Workload: Part Time
Workload Type Workload Description Hours Frequency Average Weekly Learner Workload
Independent Learning Independent student effort 35.00 Every Week 35.00
Lecturer Supervised Learning Meeting with supervisor 1.00 Every Week 1.00
Total Weekly Learner Workload 36.00
Total Weekly Contact Hours 1.00
 

Module Resources

This module does not have any book resources
This module does not have any article/paper resources
This module does not have any other resources
 

Module Delivered in

Programme Code Programme Semester Delivery
TA_KDMCO_M M. Sc. in Distributed and Mobile Computing 1 Mandatory
TA_KITMG_M M.Sc. in Information Technology Management 1 Mandatory