6 points, SCA Band 2, 0.125 EFTSL
Undergraduate - Unit
Refer to the specific census and withdrawal dates for the semester(s) in which this unit is offered.
All Caulfield and Clayton students enrolling in the Industry experience project in 2017 will enrol in FIT3047 in semester 1 at Caulfield and FIT3048 in semester 2 at Clayton.
In their final year of study, students are given the opportunity to develop new skills and apply the knowledge and skills they have gained, in the development of an IT application for a real world client. In teams, students design, develop and deliver an IT applications for a client, manage the project through all its development stages, communicate effectively with all project stakeholders and develop project documentation to a professional standard. Students also present their project work to academics and other groups, attend unit seminars, and contribute in a professional and committed manner to the work of their team.
FIT3048 is the second of two industry experience units for most majors in the Bachelor of Information Technology and Systems, Bachelor of Computer and Information Sciences, Bachelor of Business Information Systems and Bachelor of Information Technology. Students must enrol in and pass FIT3048 after successful completion of FIT3047 to complete their industry experience project requirements.
At the completion of this unit, students should be able to:
- apply, in a practical setting, aspects of the theoretical work covered in their course;
- develop an IT application using a prescribed methodology, conducting all activities associated with the development methodology;
- work with clients or client representatives, communicating effectively with them to meet their requirements;
- operate effectively as a member of a development team;
- evaluate, assess and communicate both personal and team progress and learning, thus engaging in meaningful reflective practice;
- explain the roles and responsibilities of clients, system users, service providers, management and developers in the implementation phase of an IT project;
- develop documentation and processes that can be used to implement and maintain an IT system.
In-semester assessment: 100%
Minimum total expected workload equals 12 hours per week comprising:
- Contact hours for on-campus students:
- 4-5 hours of seminars, studios, laboratories or supervisor meetings (depending on campus location)
- Study schedule for off-campus students:
- Off-campus students generally do not attend seminar and lab sessions, however should plan to spend equivalent time working through the relevant resources and participating in discussion groups each week.
- Additional requirements (all students):
- A minimum of 8 hours independent study and team work per week for completing a range of systems development activities.
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