Information Technology Project

Course code INFT3930Units 10Level 3000Faculty of Science and Information TechnologySchool of Design, Communication and IT

After an introduction to the appropriate skills and tools, students form groups, each of which works on a major IT project for the semester. Projects typically involve database design and implementation, programming, interface design, and writing and reporting, and individual group members will contribute as appropriate to these tasks. Students are encouraged to find and develop real projects with industry partners. The written project report is complemented with an oral presentation.

Available in 2015

UoN SingaporeTrimester 1, Trimester 2
Previously offered in 2014
ObjectivesOn completion of this course students will have the ability to:
1. Plan, cost and evaluate a substantial information technology project;
2. Implement a substantial information technology project;
3. Apply their information technology knowledge and skills in a multi-disciplinary project;
4. Communicate proficiently with clients;
5. Understand the role of information technology projects in providing strategic advantage to organisations and their use in business venturing.
Content1. Information technology project design
2. Information technology project costing and accounting
3. Information technology project management
4. Information technology project implementation
5. Information technology business venturing and entrepreneurship
6. Professional practice and ethics
7. Working in organisations
Replacing Course(s)INFO3050A, INFT3002
Industrial Experience0
Assumed KnowledgeStudents undertaking INFT3930 are strongly advised that they should do so only after successfully completing the following courses COMP1050, INFT1001, INFT1004, INFT2040 and INFT2009, or equivalents.

This course requires proficiency in understanding and expressing complex concepts at tertiary level. High levels of academic English are required. Students who have not undertaken at least 40 units of 2000/3000 level courses on campus at The University of Newcastle at Callaghan, Ourimbah or Singapore are advised to consult with the Course Co-ordinator before enrolling.
Modes of DeliveryInternal Mode
Teaching MethodsProblem Based Learning
Self Directed Learning
Student Projects
Assessment Items
Essays / Written Assignments
Presentations - Group
Contact HoursWorkshop: for 10 hour(s) per Term for Full Term
Student Projects: for 12 hour(s) per Term for Full Term
Lecture: for 6 hour(s) per Term for Full Term
Compulsory Components
Requisite by EnrolmentBachelor of Information Technology
Timetables2015 Course Timetables for INFT3930