Final Project (EN)2023/2024
- Purpose and learning objectives
The student has acquired knowledge ofSkills
1) generally applied practice, theory and method within software development
2) basic business conditions related to system development
3) the technological foundation of technological concepts and IT systems in relation to programming, troubleshooting and initialisation.
The graduate has acquired the skills needed toCompetences
1) methodological identify IT system requirements, and assess the extent to which the requirements can be met within the given framework
2) use modern and up-to-date programming techniques and tools for software construction,
and ensure the quality of the developed product
3) document the performed work and ensure that the documentation is useful for the given
4) apply the relevant knowledge in connection with system development, programming and
5) conduct systematic troubleshooting and correct errors in connection with IT systems
6) assess practice-oriented IT issues, and propose and select possible solutions
7) communicate practice-oriented issues and possible solutions to partners and users.
The graduate has acquired the competencies needed to
1) participate in the development of software development practice
2) competently participate in project work
3) take a professional approach to disciplinary and interdisciplinary collaboration in connection with software development
4) participate in system development using modern methods, techniques and tools
5) in a structured context acquire new knowledge, skills and competencies in relation to the
IT sector, including domain knowledge and technological knowledge as well as application
of new methods, techniques and tools.
- Type of instruction
You receive guidance from your supervisor
The learning outcomes of the exam are identical with the learning outcomes of the subject(s)/modul(es)Exam in one or more subjectsSubject/module is tested standaloneType of examCombined written and oral examinationType of assignmentThe final exam project is to document the student's understanding of practice and central applied theory and method in relation to a practice-oriented issue based on a specific assignment within the area of the programme. The problem statement is prepared by the student, possibly in collaboration with a private or public enterprise, and must be of central relevance to the programme and the sector. The educational institution must approve the problem statement.
A project report and, if relevant, a product must be submitted.Formal requirementsThe project report, which constitutes the written part of the exam, must as a minimum contain
Front page, including title
Table of contents
Introduction, including problem statement
Bibliography (including all sources referenced in the project)
Appendix (only appendices central to the report are to be included)
The project report cannot exceed 20 standard pages + 20 standard pages per student.
Front page, table of contents, bibliography and appendices are not included in the required
number of pages. Appendices will not be assessed.
A standard page is 2,400 characters, including spaces and footnotes. Front page, table of contents, bibliography and appendices are not included. Appendices will not be assessed.Individual exam or group examIndividual or group, 1-4 participantsExam languagesEnglishDurationThe project is presented by the project group, 10 minutes pr. student, however the longest duration is 30 minutes.
This is followed by individual examination of the group members for 20 minutes pr. examinee including deliberation.Type of evaluation7-point grading scaleExaminersExternal censureSpelling and writing abilitiesSpelling and writing skills are included in the assessment of the final exam project. The assessment should be regarded as an overall evaluation of the academic content and the student's spelling and writing skills.
Students who are able to document a relevant, specific impairment may apply for exemption
from the requirement that spelling and writing skills are included in the assessment. The application must be submitted to the head of education no later than four weeks prior to the exam.
During your final assignment you or your group will receive 8 hours of guidance from your counselor.
The rest of the time equivalent to 403 hours are used on final assignment work. It is your responsibility to structure the time spent on writing your assignment, preparing for the exam, etc.
The final assignment primarily includes of the following activities: collecting empiricism, reading, writing, cooperating with a company.
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*KEA can deviate from the number of hours if this is justified by special circumstances