Course title   

Capstone Project

Course Codes          









240 credits at levels 5 and above with one level 7 paper

IT6502 Project Management

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1 trimester



  • To provide learners the opportunity to research, select, integrate and apply a range of techniques and technology to solve a business or industry based problem
  • To provide learners the opportunity to demonstrate workplace-ready skills, attitudes and aptitudes suited to the IT industry


Course content

Developing a Business Proposal or Specification, Effective communication, Integration and application of knowledge, Project management, Project delivery, Industry standard project documentation, Promotion of project outcome


Learning objectives

  1. Produce a proposal for the project
  2. Work collaboratively, using professional and interpersonal skills, cooperative methods and communication with team members, project sponsor and advisor.
  3. Apply the techniques and knowledge gained throughout the degree programme to research, analyse, design, develop, test and produce a solution
  4. Manage and control all aspects of the project
  5. Carry out a concluding review of the project with the sponsor
  6. Produce relevant IT artefacts for the project. Range may include software, design, implementation, installation, testing, training, support, maintenance, administration, user manual and help documents
  7. Critically reflect on learning that has taken place during the project and relevant courses during the degree
  8. Effectively present the project experience and achievement to an audience including the project sponsor


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