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Information Technology Project (7164.7)

Level: Level 3 - Undergraduate Advanced Unit
Credit Points: 6
HECS Bands: 2
Faculty: Faculty of Science and Technology
Discipline: Academic Program Area - Technology


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    • Semester 1, 2019, PROJECT, BRUCE (185072) - View
    • Semester 2, 2018, PROJECT, BRUCE (181553) - View
    • Semester 1, 2018, PROJECT, BRUCE (181551) - View
    • Semester 2, 2017, PROJECT, BRUCE (167196) - View
    • Semester 1, 2017, PROJECT, BRUCE (166678) - View
    • Semester 2, 2016, PROJECT, BRUCE (158251) - View
    • Semester 1, 2016, PROJECT, BRUCE (158249) - View
    • Semester 1, 2015, PROJECT, BRUCE (136675) - View
    • Semester 2, 2014, PROJECT, BRUCE (136673) - View

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    This capstone unit requires students to complete a major information systems project. Students are to demonstrate a capacity to work in the computing field at a professional level. Students are expected to manage their resources to initiate, plan, estimate, and carry out an information systems project accordance with appropriate standards. Emphasis is placed on the practice of professional project management and development methodologies, systems change management, subsequent operational service management and outcomes evaluation. Students will, from a professional perspective, consider the shape of the Information sector of the economy, the Skills Framework for the Information Age and careers as well as a range of general issues in the social, legal and ethical environment of systems and their development .

    Learning Outcomes

    On successful completion of this unit, students will be able to:

    1. Work in a team to define, document and implement a small project, and ensure the quality of the project;

    2. Demonstrate mastery of project management and system design related theories;

    3. Elicit and analyse requirements for fitness for purpose as well as adherence to business objectives and clients' organisational and system environment;

    4. Prepare realistic project plans, and identify, assess and manage risks. Monitor project progress, manage project changes, and carry out project closure and review; and

    5. Incorporate and evaluate socio-legal-ethical concerns when choosing, analysing, and building an information system.

    Assessment Items

    Contact Hours

    Up to 300 hours total workload, including up to fifty two hours class contact, per semester.


    7173 Systems Project and Quality Management (SPQM) OR
    7169 Software Engineering Practice (SEP) AND
    Completion of 39cp AND
    Permission from the unit convener.



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